Author Archives: Scott Kogel

Surplus Select White Oak Flooring Available

Available Now for Just $4.99/sf! This is a rare opportunity to purchase approximately 12,000 square feet of 3/4″ x 5″ solid, unfinished Select White Oak hardwood flooring at an incredible savings. Lengths vary from 1′ to 10′ and all boards are ready for installation.

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Happy Labor Day!

To everyone who works up a sweat each day at work – we hope you’re relaxing today!

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Have You Considered Laminate Flooring?

Laminate flooring is a great alternative for an extremely durable, easy to maintain, stain- and fade-resistant flooring solution. Nowadays, laminate flooring comes in a huge variety of styles that simulate the look of hardwood, stone, and ceramic tile. In fact, many people often can’t tell the difference between laminate and the real thing. It’s also […]

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Hardwood Floors – Refinish or Replace?

The Number One Question from Customers! During a visit to the E_M Custom Flooring showroom, our staff could quickly tell you the most frequent inquiry we have, which is whether to refinish or replace slightly worn or tired looking hardwood floors. Many times, customers will have beautiful floors which have been nicked (furniture without protective […]

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Repairing Your Old Wood Floors

Maybe it was from a water leak. Or maybe it was from moving that baby grand to the other side of the room. Or maybe it was the poor workmanship of another installer (we see this one a lot!). Whatever caused the damage to your existing hardwood floors, chances are E_M Custom Flooring & Installations […]

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Select White Oak Chevron in Watermill

Here’s an extraordinary flooring project in a magnificent home in Watermill. This Long Island homeowner is making a real statement with these gorgeous select white oak boards installed in a chevron pattern. The material used is 5 in. x 30 in. and is installed using both full-trowel adhesive and nailed down. This helps greatly to […]

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What New Homeowners Need to Know About Solid vs. Engineered Hardwood Floors

Whether you are building or buying your first home, it is always helpful to become knowledgeable about the different types of wood flooring that are offered. While there are many styles to choose from, wood floors are always a good bet and a popular choice.

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Before You Replace, Consider Refinishing

Very often, homeowners are quick to “gut a room” when they decide to do some remodeling. And while that is very often a good way to get the look you’re going for, not everything in a room may need tearing out. For instance, your floors, while looking worn and tired, may just need a face-lift […]

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Character Grade White Oak in Bridgehampton

Looking for a floor that has a more “natural” feel to it? Just feast your eyes on this Character Grade oak floor we just installed in a lovely home in Bridgehampton. The extra detail in these wide planks go a long way to bringing a whole new level of detail and “character” to these rooms.

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What Does It Mean to Really Go Green?

A Simple Guide to Healthy Flooring That’s Not Just Good for Your Home, but Also the Environment For over 75 years, E_M Custom Flooring & Installations has been working closely with individuals, interior designers and contractors to service all of their many flooring needs. We have seen trends come and go, but one that continues […]

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