Choosing the Best Flooring for Your Home

Selecting the perfect flooring for your home can be a potentially daunting task. At E_M Custom Flooring & Installations, we simplify this process while ensuring you have a stress-free experience.
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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 resistant to bacteria and mold so it’s allergy-friendly.

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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 padding on the bottom of the legs) or worn in high trafficked areas (in front of a fridge and the ice maker) and are not sure what to do since the rest of their flooring looks fine.

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Have a Safe & Happy 4th of July!

Please note that our offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th.

Have a Fun-Filled, Relaxing, and Safe Weekend!

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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 can repair them.

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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 prevent the boards from separating due to environmental conditions.

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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 to look better that ever and bring them in line with the rest of your project.

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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 to gain momentum is the desire by our customers to live in a healthy home. This goes hand in hand with a renewed interest in using materials that aren’t harmful to the environment, decompose naturally and are actually created without negatively impacting the earth.

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