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Makerlab Edition

Makerlab Edition floors have a new 3″ plank width.  This super-narrow width is combined with long planks to create a look that challenges the status quo, and is unique to DUCHATEAU.  Each of the Makerlab Edition colors features high variation, capitalizing on the narrow plank to create a high-style look. There are four colorways: Joist […]

Craft & Commerce Line

The Craft & Commerce Line features 6″ wide planks.  This is an ideal mid-width option, perfect for rooms of all shapes and sizes.  The beautiful matte finish lets the color be the focus. There are five colors in the Line: Osler is a creamy tan, with white in the grain and minimal variation. Baxter has […]

Introducing The Guild

We are excited to announce our newest line of hardwood flooring!  The Guild was designed out of a desire to bring high style to a new generation of homeowners who are seeking elegance, distinction and durability at an affordable price.  Every style in The Guild is engineered wood European oak flooring, finished with matte UV […]

Caring for Your UV Lacquer Floor

The UV Lacquer finish used on floors from The Guild has been designed to be easy to care for and maintain, ensuring that the floor will be a beautiful addition to your home for years to come.  Just follow these easy tips and instructions: DAILY CLEANING For regular upkeep of your floor, a simple dry […]

How to Care for Your Hard-Wax Oil Floor

“ When it comes to hardwood flooring, there’s nothing quite like a hard-wax oil finish for lasting protection and unparalleled elegance. Unlike other finishes, hard-wax oil penetrates the pores and fibers of the wood, strengthening and protecting from within. Once cured, the surface hardens to create a soft matte finish that brings out the wood’s […]

The Advantages of Engineered Hardwood Floors Over Solid Hardwood

“ Anyone interested in bringing the beauty of the natural world into their home with hardwood floors soon realizes that the search for the right floors begins with a choice: engineered hardwood or solid hardwood. Both solid and engineered hardwood flooring will add a lifetime of beauty and value to your home and are available […]

Character and Variation: What Do These Terms Mean?

“ Hardwood flooring has no shortage of esoteric terminology. Grade, strip number, thickness, durability, texture—it’s enough to make your head spin. As far as we’re concerned, however, there are two terms whose importance rises above the rest when it comes to understanding the beauty of natural wood floors: character and variation. They’re two words you’re […]

Hard-Wax Oil or Polyurethane? Which Hardwood Finish Is Best?

“ Upgrading your home with a beautiful hardwood floor is like adding a work of art from centuries past. Each plank is a canvas in and of itself, with tannins that respond uniquely to different finishes, which penetrate the wood at a granular level. The type of finish you choose can mean the difference between […]