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Different Types of Mortar and Their Uses

Mortar bonds bricks and other units of masonry together and adheres tiles to an underlayment. Mortar provides structural integrity to a wall, floor, or other structure but is flexible enough to allow shifting without cracking.  Mortar is not the same as cement, concrete, or grout. Cement is the binding element . . . Read more

Hardwood Species

Hardwood floors have been prized for centuries for their beauty and wearability. Traditionally, they represent wealth, taste and style, with each grain pattern and texture bringing a unique masterpiece of natural splendor to the indoors. Each species of hardwood has distinct patterns, colors and properties. A better understanding of hardwood . . . Read more