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Wood Flooring

How is it made

Is there a difference when it comes to solid vs. engineered hardwood?Simply put both are Wood Flooring, and Both will be Engineered at some point, that is affixed on to another substrate.An engineered wood floor is constructed with a solid wood layer of hardwood then the pre attached  plywood, as ...
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4 Flooring Mistakes that New Homeowners Make

Moving Tips

It's tempting to think that just because you've selected the perfect realtor, found a property, and signed on the dotted line for your new home, all of the hard work of moving is over. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case. The truth is that you're going to need to make some additional changes to ...
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Going Green with Flooring

how do you find green products

Going green is big issue with today consumers. Over half of Americans care about being eco-friendly, and now 61% of US businesses are trying to go green to please their customers. St Louis is one of the main cities pioneering the green movement, as it is currently the 31st most eco-friendly city ...
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Wow Your Steps

Making a statement with your steps

Carpet runners and pattern Carpets can transform an ordinary staircase into the centerpiece of your decorating, as making an elegant focal point in your home. Wrapping a staircase with a carpet runner will make an immediate impression on visitors and create a welcoming environment for you and your ...
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Wood Looks are the look to have

how realistic wood patterns are made

Having a hard time choosing between the look and feel of wood, and the durability and convenience of vinyl or porcelain tiles? Then wood tile may be the flooring solution you seek. These specialty tiles have the size, shape, and look of wood. But they're made of porcelain, ceramic and vinyls. ...
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What is the Difference in LVT?

Neptune's superior Performance

Why Choose Neptune™ Rigid Core Waterproof Flooring?Neptune Rigid Core is Up to 2 Times Denser that WPC Flooring.3 Times more Resistant to static load Damage.10 Times More Indentation Resistant.Neptune™ Rigid Core Waterproof flooring may be exactly what you are looking for! Neptune™ Rigid Core ...
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Why Setting tile on Diagonal in Bathroom makes sense

Diagonal floors and interest and depth

Some people think that laying a small area of tile on a diagonal is not just acceptable but can be preferable in a bathroom or another small room. While it may not seem possible, diagonal tile positioning can actually make your small bathroom look bigger. People often think that installing tile ...
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4 Steps You Need To Take If Your Hardwood Floor Is Flooded

Hardwood Do's and Don'ts

If your home has ever been flooded before you know it can be tempting to assume that it will never happen, but this isn’t a wise idea. A new study has found that up to 13 million Americans are at risk of flooding due to climate change, and flooded floors can become a huge expense – especially if ...
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Winter time Grime in Carpet

How Do I get the spots out of my carpet

Five Ways to Deal with Carpet Stains 1 - Clean the stain ASAP.The most important thing is to get to the stain before it has a chance to set. Don’t let stains sit around. 2 - Blot instead of scrub.Before cleaning, absorb whatever liquid or junk you can with a cloth or sponge.The goal is to pull out ...
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What's new In Carpeting

Mohawk Air.O, Why is this Unique Flooring

Tufted carpet has been made exactly the same way for the past 50 years. Essentially we have a face fiber, a primary backing, a latex binder and a secondary backing. Mohawks' new technology that marries the face fiber, primary backing and cushion is also unique, and that contributes to the ...
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10 Ideas For Amazing Home Flooring Makeovers

Home flooring upgrades improve the aesthetic appearance of your home. Here are ideas to easily select the right floor colors and patterns without a big hassle!

If you are seeking to refresh the look of your home's interior, you have no farther to look than under your own feet. Changing up your home flooring can give your entire living space a dramatic new look.Here are ten exciting ways to change the look of your home from the bottom up. 1. Porcelain ...
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What are the Best Carpet Manufactures

Flooring Galaxy has All the Top Brands

When Looking to Purchase the Best Brands of Carpet in Saint Louis, Mo. Look not Further than Flooring Galaxy.Offering All of the Top Rated Brands and Expert advece with Exceptional Service makes Flooring Galaxy the top choice of Homeowners and contractors alike.
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Restoring Your Floors To Their Former Glory After A Flood

Recovering from the disaster of flooding conditions

While winter brings with it a fair share of joys like the Christmas festivities and endless sales, it also has its downsides. Snow clogged sump-pumps, heavy rainfall, pipes and faucets with frozen water and snow storms are a common occurrence, all of which could possibly lead to flooding. The havoc ...
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What is the Best Carpet Fiber

should I buy Nylon or Poly

understanding the Difference between carpet fibers
As you begin to search for the exact carpet that fits you Budget and lifestlye, two main factors are Feel and Durability.make sure you are consulting a professional to aid you, not a Salesperson. the main difference one has thier interest at the forfront the other has your needs first as well as ...
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From the Ground Up: Designing an Property with Renter-Friendly Floors

Best floors for Rental Propoerties

If you own a rental property finding flooring can be a bit of challenge. When getting flooring that will prevent being damaged done by tenants is likely one of your main concerns when decorating. Designing an apartment or home with flooring that resists wear and tear, repels stains, and suits all ...
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How to warm up your Home this winter

making your flooring Warmer

Winter is almost here, and as your gearing up your home to keep it warm during the frigid months. With experts predicting a wetter-than-usual winter this year in St. Louis, having a warm home is more important than ever for millions of families in the country. Having a warm home is essential for ...
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Get Germ Free Floors For A Healthy Home

Microban in flooring surfaces helps with healthy home

Did you know that in the US, most people wear their shoes in the house? This is especially important to think about when we consider the fact that the average shoe has about 400,000 units of bacteria on it (including E. Coli, which most likely comes from fecal material). These bacteria then get ...
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How to Choose Furniture to Go with Your New Hardwood Floors

Add Value to your home with Hardwood flooring

How to Choose Furniture to Go with Your New Hardwood FloorsReady to update your home in a way that lasts decades? Invest in hardwood because it is one of the most coveted flooring options due to its beauty, elegance, and longevity. This high-end flooring is available in some wood types with grain ...
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Change in Colors for the upcoming Year

New Colors for the New Year

New colors for the New YearWhile looking forward to decorating your Home or Office knowing the latest color Trends should be helpful.
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How to handle mold in your home

eliminating mold from your home

Making sure you home is free of mold is important for your Health.How to Remove Mold (and Prevent it From Coming Back)
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Rugs verses wall to wall carpet

is it better to do area rugs or wall to wall carpets

When deciding whether to use area rugs or wall to wall carpet you will want to understand the difference between Tufted Carpet vs. Woven Rugs When you have decided that floor-covering is a must (whether you need a replacement, or new), you may choose between wall-to-wall, or with an area rug with ...
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STAINMASTER PET PROTECT

Does that really work

THE BEST CARPET FOR PETS To Let Them Roam Without Boundaries"The majority of households in the U.S. have pets, and many of those pet parents consider their pets to be part of the family—and they want those family members by their side as much as possible.There are people that let their animals have ...
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Porcelain Vs Ceramic

What is the Difference

What is the Difference Between Porcelain and Ceramic Tiles As you begin to look for a flooring tile, you will run across Porcelain and Ceramic tiles. You will immediately notice a price difference between the two choices. As there is some confusion between these two types of tile, even flooring ...
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Pets and Stains

what to do with accidents on carpet

CARPET CLEANING TIPSWhat to do with Tough Carpet Stains like pet urine, wine and ground in dirt? PET URINE Soak up and blot spill. Apply tested cleaning solution. Leave solution on 5 minutes or more. Rinse with cold water; cover with white paper towel. CLEANING SOLUTIONSDetergent SolutionMix 1/4 ...
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Flooring and Colors

how to add colors with your floors

Add Accents with Color Flooring Pinterest boards are all abuzz with creative ways to integrate fun hues to any room. Many are looking to add an extra pop of color to their home but wanting to move past the accent wall and take decor destiny into their own hands. So why not try an unexpected ...
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How to use a Designer with your Flooring Purchase

Designers can help with more than color of your floors and walls

Flooring Galaxy offers design help with one of our color consultants or our Interior designer, Kathy Woroner, as a way to ensure your flooring project is the look you absolutely want. How to Work With an Interior Designer
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What is the best flooring for my basement

Carpet, Luxury vinyls or Hardwood

For those of us who are fortunate to have a basement, choosing the perfect flooring to turn that valuable space into your ideal living space can be a bit overwhelming. Some of typical uses for theses areas may be for recreation, crafts, workout, pets or a workshop. Whatever you choose, having the ...
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Understanding Carpet Looks

Soft Carpet and up-to-date looks make your Home Beautiful

Understanding Types of Carpet Looks found at the Flooring Galaxy - There are three basics decisions when considering buying carpet for your perfect carpet. Those three Carpet thoughts are do I need stain resistant, how important is wear resistant, and what look do I want to make my room look ...
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Hibernia Wool Rugs

Custom Sized and Serged

Dunmore Seaming
Watch how Hibernia Wool Carpet are seamed to make a custom wool rug of Dunmore. Easy of fabrication done for you at the Mill with precision. Flooring Galaxy has now been Chosen to represent quality wool carpet and rugs from Hibernia.
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What is the Difference Between Binding and Serging a Carpet

Carpet Edgeing

If you haveever sewn before, the two techniques of finishing the edges of carpets and rugswill be familiar to you. However, therewould be no way you could finish the edges of rugs/carpets with the equipmentyou have at home. It would simply be toohard to go through the bulk of them. Andthe other ...
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Luxury vinyls are very different

What is best for me

Luxury vinyl floors are very different than the vinyls of many years gone by. Instead, they boast of believable looks of natural wood and stone materials. The types of woods are teak, maple, oak, walnut, and pine. The stones cover several types of stones, slates and marbles. Luxury vinyls can ...
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Difference Between Binding and Serging a Carpet

Binding Carpet

If you have ever sewn before, the two techniques of finishing the edges of carpets and rugs will be familiar to you. However, there would be no way you could finish the edges of rugs/carpets with the equipment you have at home. It would simply be too hard to go through the bulk of them. And the ...
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Hardwood Finishes and maintenance

How to Care for Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood Flooring Finishes: Cleaning and Maintenance There is a huge difference between hardwood floor finishes?Some floors have a polyurethane finish, which is a top layer of plastic over the hardwood flooring, which take more effort to renew. The other way wood-flooring is finished is called “...
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Wool Carpets

Hagaman Wool Carpets

Hagaman Wool Carpet Designs by Nourison Timeless design for the modern age, what a great Description of  looks of Hagaman Wool Carpets come in a variety of cuts ways: wall-to-wall, borders and roll runners. Broadloom Carpet: custom borders, custom-size area rugs, for residential or heavy ...
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Why Buy Pet Protect from Stainmaster

Great news for pet owners!  Stainmaster makes a carpet and pad system that is just for you.  It is called Stainmaster Pet protect, and is made to resist moisture – for those times your pet has an accident. I hear a sigh of relief from those whose job it is to clean up those messes!  If you are one ...
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Best Place to Buy Carpet

At Flooring Galaxy we want to offer the best carpet Values in town! Come in to see the newest Products along with Great values.Stainmaster is the most recognizable name in carpet and has a great reputation against stains and long lasting, Now Flooring Galaxy has become a Stainmaster Showroom....
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Ceramic Tiles

At Flooring Galaxy we want to ensure that you have an understanding of the process of buying the right ceramic tile for your next project on sale. Don't consider only a price point you'll need to first be sure the color and pattern are going to please your taste for years to come. Next, decide ...
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Buy Carpet Tiles

At Flooring Galaxy we offer the best value in St. Louis on new carpet tiles! Come in today and see the newest carpet squares at unbeatable values.Carpet tiles have always been known for durability but now modular carpet squares are making a wonderful fashion statement.We have now been authorized to ...
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What to know when buying Wood Flooring

Sale prices on Hardwoods at Flooring Galaxy is not just about price but instead it is enormous value! Come in today and get the education to know that the sale pricing is really a value when it comes to hardwood flooring.Can you buy a wood floor based on Janka hardness ratings? The Janka hardness ...
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Hardwood Flooring Value

Home values increase when You Have Hardwood Flooring

When deciding to sell your home or stay and remodel, make sure your thought process includes flooring and it's value.All homes have some type of flooring down, carpet, vinyl, tile, hardwood, cork or bamboo. which of these installed in key areas of the house will help the resale value of your home ...
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Top Flooring Retailers

Flooring Galaxy named among top flooring retailers in Saint Louis

As a top tier Saint Louis flooring retailer we focus on an informative approach to flooring. Customers should expect  more than just promises you need to know how your floors will perform under your requirements of stain resistance, texture retention and cleanliness of look with superior ...
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How Do I Install Carpet Tiles?

Featuring Video

 Carpet tiles have several ways of being installed. The use of TacTiles which are small, clear plastic adhesive squares, which you place underneath carpet tiles to fix them firmly to each other, creating a large floating carpet tile rug in effect. Watch the video to see how easy it is to install ...
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What are Carpet Tiles?

What are Carpet tiles, they are also known as carpet squares are a form of carpet with an attached backing. Carpet tiles are modular sections of carpet typically cut into squares or rectangles. Carpet tiles are an excellent chose for corporate and institutional flooring. It is also a great in the ...
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What is Luxury Vinyl Flooring?

Bliss Oxford wood plank Luxury vinyl’s are by name made of vinyl or vinyl composites.  Over the years vinyls have been available but the technology was not ready to make them look realistic.  Now Luxury vinyls offer floors that come in tile looks, of marble, stone, travertine some of which can be ...
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Solid Vinyl, LVT, Composition Tile and Sheet Vinyl

At Flooring Galaxy we want to offer the best vinyl for our clients at the most amazing values in town! Knowing how to determine the difference in Vinyl composite tiles, Solid vinyl tile, recycled and virgin raw materials of vinyls is just the beginning to ensuring you are a real value shopper....
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Stainmaster Pet Protect

Click here to see how Great Pet Protect Carpets are.It all started in 1986, when the STAINMASTER® brand was born.On day one, we revolutionized the carpet industry with a stain-resistant technology never before available in carpet.In the following years, STAINMASTER® carpet became the most ...
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Flooring Galaxy Chosen as Hallmark Hardwood Spotlight Retailer

Flooring Galaxy surpasses Hallmark Floors’ standards and requirements. As a leader in the wood flooring industry they have shown that customer are able to be matched for color, pattern and wear-ability of selected Hallmark flooring. Flooring Galaxy proves it is knowledgeable of Hallmark Floors ...
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Intermixing Color and Patterns with Carpets

When your trying to mix colors with patterns in carpet can become a powerful statement to your room. Your color combination and pattern mix can be used to stretch the dimensions of a room, redefine spaces and add pop to the design. The best way to choose you pattern and combination is to plan your ...
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Finished Edges of Area Rugs

How to Finish the edges of a pattern area rugs

 Flooring Galaxy offers serged edges, whip stitched over our standard edge binding. Serging tends to give a more finished look to your rugs edge. We blend the serging thread coloration with the background color or pick up a color in the rug pattern you want to emphasize the color and pattern of ...
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Can I put Pattern carpet on my Steps?

Since the obvious answer is, Yes of course you can. There are many other factors to consider before deciding the real answer to this question for your environment. Your lifestyle as well as over all Look you need to achieve should be the first considerations; then are the stairs high traffic or ...
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Pattern Carpets

Pattern Carpets are taking a larger areas in the home today

​ Flooring Galaxy realizes that flooring has an affect on the design scheme you choose for your home. Carpet with patterns are making new statements to your room. You now can decide on wall to wall carpeting or an area rug, that will blend with wall colors, and your furnishings. Since ...
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Download Free Tips

Download Free Tips Helpful Flooring Information on Rugs, Tile, Hardwood so make a educated Flooring Purchase:

Click on the following links to Get Free Tips and Helpful flooring Bulletins: choosing_a_hardwood_species.pdfFile Size: 383 kbFile Type: pdfDownload File mohs_scale.pdfFile Size: 137 kbFile Type: pdfDownload File woodgaps.pdfFile Size: 374 kbFile Type: ...
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Tiles - Slate, Porcelain, Ceramic Floor and wall tile as well as vinyl tiles

At Flooring Galaxy we want to offer the best values in town on High quality and styles that are out of this world. Understanding MOHS Rating Scale Now on sale 30% off entire selection of  Happy Floors Porcelain tiles, Flooring Galaxy has great High Fashion chooses of happy floors tiles ready ...
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Want Soft Carpets?

PureSoft™ Cashmere carpet from Dream Weaver turns any room into a cozy refuge, thanks to our unique fiber extrusion process that makes our soft yarn so soft you’ll think it’s luxurious cashmere. carpet that is soft to the touch and soft as a pillow under foot just like you’re walking on a cloud. ...
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Tour of the Flooring Galaxy

Take a Online Tour of the Flooring Galaxy

Take a online Tour of the Flooring GalaxyFlooring Galaxy is an Independent family owned and operated flooring store located on the corner of Manchester rd and Hanley rd in St. Louis is a great place to get educated so you can buy your flooring you actually need for performance and have your style ...
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Get your Team Rugs at the Flooring Galaxy

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Bliss Luxury Vinyl Planks in Stock

Bliss lvt have Lifetime Residential warranty and are water and scratch resistant. Stop buy the Flooring Galaxy in Brentwood, Mo for your Best selection whiles quantities last. Prices are below the allowable to publish. Call Now, Check out our in stock LVT wood planks.  Bliss Asheville, Oxford and ...
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CARB Information Update

air quality safety

Requirement for Laminate flooring to be CARB 2 Compliant.The California Air Regulatory Board (CARB) permits Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) to emit a maximum of 0.11 Parts Per Million of formaldehyde into the air in order to be CARB 1 Compliant. This floor meets that standard.Both, CARB 1 (the ...
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Laminate Floors

Finding best Value of on sale Laminate floors in Saint Louis

​Laminate floors are a great value at Flooring Galaxy in St. Louis, Mo! Sale priced laminates are not the only way to find the right floor for your needs. Consider, Wood looks or tile look,  which is better for your laminate flooring needs and style?​​​Flooring Galaxy is here to serve you and ...
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Eco Timber

Eco Timber Comes to Missouri at the Flooring Galaxy

Beautiful Floors.  Healthy Living.  EcoTimber is more than just beautiful hardwood flooring, cork, or bamboo flooring. Since 1992, EcoTimber has been a leading proponent of sustainability devoted to forest protection and healthy homes. You can trust that an EcoTimber floor, no matter which flooring ...
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When Buying Wood Flooring

What to know when buying Wood Flooring

Sale prices on Hardwoods at Flooring Galaxy is not just about price but instead it is enormous value! Come in today and get the education to know that the sale pricing is really a value when it comes to hardwood flooring. Can you buy a wood floor based on Janka hardness ratings? The Janka hardness ...
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What to Expect

What should you expect from Flooring Galaxy

What should you expect from Flooring Galaxy in St. Louis, Mo to get your flooring project done: 1. Work through your selection process ensuring that the right flooring and any necessary accessories are chosen. 2. Accurately and timely Measure of required areas 3. Guarantee you great Value 4. Move ...
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