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Working Together >Working Alone

I love working with companies that do business like we do.

Our floor-finish..

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The Night Before Christmas

Many people have traditions on Christmas Eve. As a child, my memories of..

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Old Home Becomes a Modern Beauty: With a Little Help from Harry Potter

I love it when Ralph’s can help restore old floors into flooring that looks..

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Turning the Past into the Present: An Old Friary Becomes Low-Income Housing

Every job is special to us, but some stick in my mind because of the nature of..

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What to Consider If You Want Hardwood Floors in Your Kitchen

Homeowners often opt for tile flooring in the kitchen, but hardwood floors are..

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March Madness in the Ralph’s Coliseum

Every March, when the NCAA college basketball tournament rolls around, I’m..

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The Right Hardwood Floor Company Can Benefit Home Builders ... and Their Customers!

Building someone’s new home comes with a lot of pressure. Ralph’s is..

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Round and Round the Circle of Growth

I’m a fan of the term “circle of growth.”

It essentially refers to the..

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There better be a piece of Gran-grammy’s pie left!

One of the many traditions I love about Christmas is the family food.

It’s not..

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The Importance of Stability in Hardwood Floors


Because wood is an organic material, hardwood flooring will react to its..

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See a Need, Fill a Need


“See a need, fill a need.”

That well-known saying was uttered by Bigweld,..

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Break Time With Ralph's Storytelling


My Dad passed away in 2014,  but I’ll always have my memories of him. One of..

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