6 Trends in Kitchen Flooring That Really Cook!

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 23, 2018 11:55:52 AM

Countless TV shows - even entire TV Stations - are dedicated to finding the perfect house, flipping a run down house, or renovating tired and outdated layouts and interior decor. Without fail, the kitchen receives the highest adoration or scrutiny for its design and functionality. Here are 6 trending materials and looks available in kitchen flooring, each bringing its own unique design element to the central hub of family living:

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Topics: Subloc Pro, subfloors

Top Trends in Bathroom Flooring

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Feb 3, 2018 11:04:00 AM

The newest looks in bathrooms are a modern take on vintage looks. Gone are the square white tile floors of the last 50 years. And, while the white subway tile remains popular, there are some new players, or new version of old players, coming on the scene. Here is a recap of what’s hot in bathroom flooring for 2018.

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Topics: Subloc Pro, subfloors

Building Your Best Intentions: Construction Company Resolutions for the New Year

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 2, 2018 4:34:42 PM

As a new year approaches, everyone begins to think about what they will do differently in the new year, how they can do better. It feels like a fresh start. In construction, this is a great time to take stock and make plans because your schedule is likely to be slower than in the warmer months. Here are some resolutions to consider for the health of your construction business in the new year.

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Topics: Subloc Pro, Construction Fasteners, subfloors

The Holy Trinity of Heavenly Subfloor Installation

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on May 4, 2017 10:00:00 AM

There is divine inspiration in the saying, “a job worth doing is worth doing well.” This is especially true when it comes to construction. A well-constructed building or home will have a longer life and require less maintenance over time, and that’s a blessing to any home owner. Subfloors are notoriously undervalued when it comes to quality installation, which can lead to hellish issues and repairs in the future. Here we give you three keys to achieving subfloor nirvana.

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Topics: Subloc Pro, subfloors

3 Keys to a Perfect Subfloor

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Feb 9, 2017 10:34:17 AM

What makes a subfloor perfect? You never have to see it again. A properly built subfloor allows you to set it and forget it; No cupping of boards, no tell-tale squeaks, no sinking or slanting. How can you be sure your subfloors will be heralded throughout the land for their perfection? Focus on these 3 keys.

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Topics: Subloc Pro, subfloors

How to Deal with Squeaky Subfloors Once and for All

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Nov 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Every time you walk down the hall, you’ll hear it. On the worst days, when you’re really in tune to it, you’ll stand right on top of it bouncing up and down wondering just what to do.  At night, when the house is asleep, you find ways to walk around it. But every day, you hear the tell-tale squeak of your subfloor; reminding you that there is a problem and you need to fix it. But how?

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Topics: Subloc Pro, floors, subfloors, fasteners

The Biggest Problem with Subfloors and How You Can Fix It

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 4, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Let’s admit it. There’s nothing sexy about subfloors. No one looks at a house and says, “That house is great, and did you see those beautiful subfloors?” If they’re installed properly, no one will give them any thought. But if they aren’t, those invisible boards become a major topic of concern. Every time you step on an improperly installed one, that telltale squeak will make you cringe. Shoddy installation is the source of most problems.

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Topics: Subloc Pro, Scrail Fasteners, floors, subfloors

The 5 Biggest Problems with Subfloors and How You Can Avoid Them

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 14, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Sunken in or uneven floors can be a nuisance for homeowners, and in some cases, it can be downright dangerous. What many homeowners don’t realize is that many problems associated with hardwood floors can be traced back to the subfloor below it. Preparing the subfloor correctly is critical to a seamless installation, and poorly installed subfloors can cause problems for homeowners down the road. Here are some common problems associated with subfloors and solutions to help you restore them:

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Topics: Subloc Pro, subfloors

Why You’re Failing at Squeak Free Floors

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Oct 22, 2015 11:00:00 AM

The baby is finally asleep, it only took 49 minutes of you patting his back in the crib. Time for your escape! So you gracefully begin your slow, tiptoe exit. You are three steps from the door when it happens. The cries come almost simultaneously to the squeak from the floor. Resume back pats…

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Topics: Subloc Pro, building

Ask Me Anything: 5 Answers to Your Questions About Subfloors

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 30, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Behind the world’s greatest inventions there’s always a great inventor. Behind the fastest race car, is the best performing engine. Behind the best tasting beer, is a really great recipe to make it. And here’s one you may or may not agree with: behind every great man, is an even greater woman. Ok, that one has likely stirred more than a few pots over the years, but the point is, behind just about everything great, there’s usually something else that made it so great. That’s true for every floor installation. Behind every great install, is a really great subfloor. The customer never sees it, but it’s the real reason the floor looks and sounds (or doesn’t sound) the way it does.

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Topics: Subloc Pro, Construction Fasteners


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