FAQs

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What is the best wood over radiant heat?

A.

Engineered wood.

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What is the best wood with dogs and kids?

A.

It really depends on how big the dog is. But Oak, Hickory and Maple is good with dogs and kids.

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After I have the wood floors refinished, how long do I have to wait to move furniture back on them?

A.

Usually 2 days.

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Will the grout stain?

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If you use epoxy grout, it will not stain.

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How should I clean Hardwood floors?

A.

Bona Swiffer cleaner kit is best.

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How should I clean tiled floors and showers?

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Any bathroom cleaner will work.

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What’s the different between Ceramic tile and Porcelain tile?

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Ceramic is more absorbing of water and Porcelain is almost totally waterproof.

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What is the best wood in the basement?

A.

Engineered wood

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What is the hardest type of wood?

A.

Brazilian Walnut

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What is the best type of hardwood floor?

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The best type of hardwood floor depends on your specific lifestyle.  Some people might want a brighter floor, and some people might want something that is darker and warmer.

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Do you have different hardwood samples to look at

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Maitlands Hardwood & Tile Design Center has many different types of hardwood samples for you to look at.  You can visit our showroom on Rt. 11 between Canton, NY and Potsdam, NY, and we'll help you find the type of hardwood flooring that will be a perfect fit in your home.