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Floor Sanding Using the U-Sand Orbital Floor Sander

April 23, 2017

Here is the Cherryhill Manufacturing's video on how to refinish a floor with the USand Orbital Floor Sander. It may help you with your decision on whether the USand will work for your project and will display its capabilities.

How a Floor Sanding Edger Works

April 4, 2017

When using a floor drum sander, it isn't possible to sand directly next to the wall. That is where the floor edger comes into play. Let's explore a few features of a floor edger which make it such an effective machine.

Preparing to Refinish Your Hardwood Floor

March 24, 2017

There are a few things which can be overlooked when refinishing a wood floor. When preparing for the project, you should also keep the following things in mind.

Quick Bit About Subfloors

March 8, 2017

Throughout the years I have spent in contracting, and having experience with several different flooring contractors on my projects, there is one common thing on which we all agreed. No matter what type of flooring you have and how professional the installation may be, it is only as good as the subflooring underneath.

Installing Sandpaper on Silverline SL8 Drum Sander

February 25, 2017

Here is the manufacturer's video on how to install the standard SL-8 precut sheets on a Silverline or Essex SL8 Hardwood Floor Drum Sander. It is very good and I did not want to reinvent the wheel with this tutorial so I will post it as is.

​Intro to Room to Room Flooring Transitions

February 7, 2017

Unless you are simply using flooring in a single room, there is one thing that will take place in your flooring project. No matter what type of flooring you install, you will have to transition your floor covering into another room.

Diamond Blade Safety

January 26, 2017

Prepare carefully for your project when using a diamond blade. Pay close attention to all aspects of the scope of the job and plan ahead when purchasing the blade and any additional personal protective equipment and necessary supplies to make the job safe and successful.

Flooring Baseboard Basics

January 11, 2017

No matter how much hard work you put into your flooring project, no job is complete without the finishing touches. Most of the time, these finishing touches include the addition of trim work and moldings.

A Couple Things to Consider When Laying Out a Wood Floor

December 30, 2016

One of the biggest trends in flooring today is the use of reclaimed wood as wood flooring. Whether you desire reclaimed wood, plank tongue and groove, or glue down wood, these floors add value and character to any home and care should be taken when determining the layout configuration.

Incra Rigid Bend Rule

December 17, 2016

This is an awesome new tool for use on the edge of a workbench for precise measuring. Use with a .5mm mechanical pencil.