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Species Specs: Ash

September 17, 2018 Published by
Post Categories: Editor's PickDesign & trendsColor selection

Fraxinus Genus ORIGIN: The Fraxinus genus (ash) family contains nearly 70 species. For this feature, we will focus only on white ash (Fraxinus Americana) and black ash (Fraxinus Nigra), two of the more-common ash species used in the flooring industry. White and black ash are found primarily in the eastern United States and into eastern… Read More

Moisture Control

August 17, 2018 Published by

By Brett Miller, NWFA If there is one topic that seems to capture the attention of wood flooring professionals everywhere, it is moisture. Too much and wood floors can cup or even buckle. Too little and wood floors can gap or even split. The key to optimum long-term performance is to maintain moisture in just the right balance,… Read More

All about Humidity

November 4, 2015 Published by Leave a comment

Humidification is a popular buzz word, especially this time of the year when we are in the height of the home heating season. Keeping a home properly humidified is critical for many reason, but especially to keep your new floor, whether laminate, engineered solid or wood solid, protected from damage associated with excessively dry conditions…. Read More

LooseLay – new trend in Luxury Vinyl Flooring

November 4, 2015 Published by Leave a comment
Post Categories: Editor's PickDesign & trends

Twelve Oaks is excited to present to you our new LooseLay Collection – an innovative line of Luxury Vinyl Planks (LVP). Compared to other vinyl flooring products on the market today, LooseLay floors boast superior dimensional stability, unparalleled sound absorption, and a soft comfortable underfoot –thanks to our advanced acoustic cushioning layer. Our products are… Read More

Letter from President

October 15, 2015 Published by Leave a comment
Post Categories: Editor's PickEnvironmental

In response to the recent formaldehyde emission concerns pertaining to overseas manufactured laminate floors, Trevor, the president of Twelve Oaks™, has assured consumers that our laminate products have passed all of the industry’s environmental requirements — E1, CARB, and FloorScore.