OrderFloors Blog

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Tamora Burk

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Christmas is over…but the trees still have more work to do.

Posted by Tamora Burk on Dec 31, 2017 1:10:55 PM

After the lights wink off and the needles dry out, a tree’s job isn’t necessarily over. It turns out the same attributes that make Christmas trees so festive and pretty—the densely packed branches, the elegant shape, the magic to attract large groups of people—give them other powers, too. After they’re done displaying ornaments and standing guard over piles of presents, some of these holiday heroes go on to stabilize sand dunes, protect vulnerable marshlands from invasive species, and shelter baby fish.

Rather than send them to the wood chipper, some people are using Christmas trees to create artificial reefs, sand berms, even habitat for rabbits. The trees, it turns out, are ecological gifts in themselves.

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Topics: Christmas Tree Recycling

A confusing Zen quote (that's about wood) explained...

Posted by Tamora Burk on Dec 19, 2017 8:14:46 PM

"Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water."

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Topics: Hardwood Floors, Contemplation

5 Health Benefits of Planks (+ 1 That Might Surprise You)

Posted by Tamora Burk on Dec 13, 2017 3:24:25 PM

The plank is one of the simplest exercises that you can do – even babies can do them easily!

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Topics: Plank Flooring, Planking

Twigs, logs, and planks…all dressed up for the Holidays!

Posted by Tamora Burk on Dec 7, 2017 8:10:12 PM


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Topics: Holiday decor, Gold Star

A Look Inside Laminate Flooring

Posted by Tamora Burk on Nov 10, 2017 3:20:28 PM


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Topics: Laminate,, floating floor

Making The Cut

Posted by Tamora Burk on Nov 4, 2017 2:15:18 PM


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Topics: Making Hardwood Flooring

Name That Wood!

Posted by Tamora Burk on Nov 2, 2017 4:06:16 PM

Tired of not knowing your ash from your oak?  There's an APP for that! Whether you're perusing floor samples at a lumber warehouse or trying to figure out the flooring type at your own home, this app will help you figure out exactly what you're looking at.

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