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Dudart.com is your online source for antiques and collectables.  We showcase silver collectables including spoons and dinner ware.  Our sterling silver collection of antiques has been showcased at many art shows throughout Europe.  We also feature several pages dedicated to antique collectables from various countries of origin.  Feel free to browse our photo galleries and view our great collection of antiques.  We are centered in Croatia and service all of Europe and the United States.  We are also a full service web design firm offering the latest in graphic design and web design. 


Reasons Why You Should Invest in Harris Wood Floors   

 

There are many reasons why people are buying wood floors these days even though it has been around for quite some time.  

 

The first reason is the price. The price is excellent for the high quality you will get with wood flooring. There are different prices of wood floors so you should be able to find a hardwood floor that will match your budget. Perhaps you only want to put hardwood flooring in the bedrooms of your home at this time. You can always save up more money and add your kitchen hardwood floor at a later date.  

 

Harris Wood Floors

Harris Beacon Hill

 

Some people choose hardwood floors over carpeting. The reason is hardwood floor is easy to do-it-yourself. You do not have to pay extra for labor cost to have someone else install it. If you take your time and follow the directions on how to install hardwood floors, you can do it so it looks as if a professional installed it.  

 

If you make a mistake have no fear. You can easily order another plank of wood to fix your mistake.  

 

Harris Craftique Textures

Harris Rocky Mountain Hand Scraped

 

Hardwood floors are chosen over carpeting due to the fact that if something is spilled on it you can easily wipe it up. When you have carpeting, especially a lighter colored carpeting, stains will show up and they are more difficult to get rid of.  

 

If you have carpeting you can expect to shampoo it a few times per year. More than a few times per year if you have white carpeting or another light colored carpeting. If you have children and carpeting, you can expect to shampoo your carpeting quite often. With hardwood floors your floors will look gorgeous with minimal simple upkeep. 

 

Harris Traditions Engineered

Harris Craftique Tejas 

 

Once choice of hardwood flooring that you have is Harris Wood Floors. Harris Wood Floors come in Solid, Engineered Plank or Engineered Longstrip.  

 

In the solid selection you have your choice of Cornerstone Solid, Distinctions Solid, Passport Solid, Rocky Mountain Hand-Scraped and Traditions Solid. Each floor is just as beautiful as the next. Each one of these floors comes with a fifteen year or twenty five year finish warranty. Talk about a company that backs up their products.  

 

In the Engineered Plank you have the choice of Beacon Hill Hand-Scraped, Cascades Hand-Scraped, Cascades Reserve, Craftique Color-Washed, Craftique Textures, Distinctions Engineered, Hamptons Colorcraft Hand-Scraped, Mesa Verde Hand-Scraped, Passport Engineered, Shenandoah Distressed and Traditions Engineered. Each of these hardwood floors comes with a fifteen year or twenty five year finish warranty as well.  

 

Lastly, you have your choice of Engineered Longstrip that comes in
Distinctions Longstrip and Traditions Longstrip. Both the Distinctions Longstrip and Traditions Longstrip come with a fifteen year strip finish warranty. 

 

Triangulo Flooring

Triangulo Brazilian Cherry
Cork Flooring  

 

Harris Wood Floors are affiliated with the Better Business Bureau. You will feel confident that you have an excellent product. You will get many years of beauty with your Harris Wood Floors even if you have young children. When you think about how tough kids are on floors throughout their years growing up into the teen years, Harris Wood Floors is the way to go. Think of all the spills babies create, toddlers crawling around the floors, kids playing rough games in the house, teenagers working on cars and changing oil and drudging it into your home, etc.  

 

Harris Trailhouse Hickory 

Mullican Engineered Flooring

Wicanders Cork Flooring

Congoleum Duraceramic Sierra Slate

 

 

Do you love pets? If so, you can count on your wood floors to hold up to the test of time with pets running and walking on them. Not only will your wooden floors look gorgeous but they are extremely durable. When you purchase Harris Wood Floors you will get the best value for your money. Invest in Harris Wood Floors today for a beautiful home tomorrow.  

 

For more information on Harris hand scraped flooring or hardwood floors in general please visit the links listed in this article. 


 

Colorado - What a great place to take a hunting trip

 

Hunting in the prestine colorado mountain range is like going back in time.  The mountains take away years of developement and can appear to have an antique feel to them.  Our trip was well planned and we decided to take along a colorado hunting guide to help with the trip.  Once we arrived the guide took full control and showed us exactly where to hunt and they even supplied the antique guns (black powder rifles) that we used on our deer hunting trip.  If you're looking for some great hunting and want to bag a huge deer, elk, moose, bear or big horn sheep then colorado is the place to go.  Colorado deer hunting is a personal favorite of mine, because deer hunting is where most hunters get their start.  Although hunting tourism in Colorado has taken a turn to include activities such as:

 

Colorado Elk Hunting
Colorado Hunting Guides
Colorado Outfitters
Colorado Fishing Trips

 

Most people would agree that hunting in Colorado is like hunting in no other place on earth...except maybe Alaska fishing trips.  There are several big game opportunities in the Alaskan wild frontier.  Dall sheep hunting is gaining ground over big horn sheep hunting.  The main reason is the season, not to just play on words.  Most hunters are interested in tracking something down or calling in a big animal.  Well if you like to use animal call then Alaska moose hunting is your ticket to bugle or (bark) your heart away.  A bugle or bark is the sound that a moose makes in the wild.  If you're after more dangerous hunting and tracking then an Alaska bear hunt may be in your near future.  Black and brown bears are found in Alaska and can be hunting during the regular hunting season.

 

Iowa Deer Hunting
Hunting Supplies
Fishing Supplies

 

If you're after more of a roaming game then caribou is the animal for you.  Caribou have been a staple in the Alaskan diet for many years.  Inuit people use everything from the bones, skin, and meat to eat.  Alaska Caribou Hunting is not for everyone because a lot of tracking and moving around is involved.  So if you're handicapped or disabled then you may want to choose another hunt.


Style, Installation, Cleaning Carpet

There are many different styles, textures, and colors of carpet.  A consumer must first pick the type of carpet they are interested in and then once the decision has been made the next step is installation.  Installers offer many different types of services to consumers besides carpet installation.

Mohawk Carpet
Scotchguard Carpet
Carpet Tiles

The most important step to buying carpet is deciding what type of carpet you wish to buy. First, you need to decide what type of carpet you will want, olefin, blends, wool, nylon, polyester. Once you have decided what type of carpet you will purchase you next decision will be the design of the carpet.

Carpet Cleaning
Carpet Care
Shaw Rugs

A manufacturer makes carpet by sewing in strands of yarn into backing.  By doing so this creates loops.  If the loops are cut it creates a cut pile, which is plush carpet.  If the carpet it’s cut it remains looped, which makes a loop pile. If the loops remain uncut but are at different heights this creates the patterned loop pile.  Finally, if some loops are cut and others are remain uncut this creates the cut and loop pile.  Each of these different cuts creates a different look that appeals to individuals differently.  It is also important to keep in mind the amount of traffic a consumer will receive in the area carpet is wanted when deciding on which design is needed.

Carpet Pad
Discount Carpet

After a decision has been made on a certain carpet, a consumer will need to consult with an installer.  An installer has many different jobs.  First, an installer will measure the area the carpet will be laid so the consumer will know how much carpet to purchase.  Secondly, the installer will suggest a padding to go under the carpet, and materials needed to complete the job.  Finally, an installer may move furniture to lay the flooring, but each installer is different a consumer will need to consult with each installer on an individual basis.  Once the carpet is in place the installer may also cut door jams so door can open and shut properly, and may remove the scrap flooring left over.

Shaw Carpet
Beaulieu Carpet

It is important to research the different types of carpet and installer you will use to finish the job so you will be pleased with the end result.  Always know ahead of time what type of carpet you will need with high traffic areas and color.  By doing your research properly you can keep the amount of money you spend to a minimum, and also to keep from having to purchase new carpet in the near future.