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Sep
30
2016

Thinking About Sanding Your Own Floors? This Is What You Need

If you want to save money and have the huge satisfaction of having refinished your own hardwood floors, you may attempt to sand them by yourself. Many homeowners take this route in order to cut down on costs, yet more than a few give up and hire professional hardwood floor sanding services to fix a floor that refuses […]

Sep
29
2016

How to Use a Hardwood Floor Sander – 5 Common Mistakes

While we encourage homeowners to attempt their own hardwood floor projects in order to save money, we believe that there are a handful of projects that are often too frustrating for a DIY project. Among them, one of the more difficult projects is sanding your hardwood floor and prepare the boards for staining. The problem with sanding […]

Aug
28
2016

What Buff and Coat Treatments Can and Cannot Do

While we advise homeowners to never ignore buffing and coating as an excellent way to preserve the beauty of their hardwood floors, not everything can be fixed with a buffer and a new coat of polyurethane. It is true that periodically screening and recoating your floors extends the life of your planks by making invasive […]

Aug
27
2016

5 Ways to Harm Your Hardwood Floors and Not Even Know It

While you may feel good about your hardwood floor maintenance routine, clip your pet’s nails so that they don’t scratch the wood, and keep water away from your planks, you may overlook a few wood floor care details. Well sealed hardwood floors are able to take enough abuse for you not to have to tiptoe […]

Jul
31
2016

Buffing and Coating Explained – The Process

So you understand the importance of periodically screening and recoating your wood floors and want to hire buffing and coating services. What should you expect from this process? Before Buffing and Coating Even though buffing and coating is a simple process, much less disruptive than a full sand-and-refinish job, you still have to move your […]

Jul
30
2016

Buffing and Coating Explained – An Introduction

The best advice you can follow as a hardwood floor owner is to regularly buff and coat your floors. If you want to avoid costly sanding and refinishing jobs or replacement projects that drain your finances, giving your floors the periodic buff-and-coat treatment is the best way to preserve their beauty and extend their life. […]

Jun
30
2016

How We Keep Hardwood Floor Costs Affordable

More than once, we warned homeowners against hiring cheap hardwood floor contractors who promise great results for unreasonably low costs. While trying to find the best deal is a wise move, accepting low-ball offers is not. When it comes to time and resource-consuming projects such as installing or restoring hardwood floors, there is a world […]

Jun
19
2016

How to Keep Commercial Wood Floors in Top Shape and Avoid the Cost of Refinishing Hardwood Floors

If you are a business owner trying to keep ahead of the competition by improving the look of your physical location, hardwood floors may be on your wish list. While it is easy to understand the appeal of this type of floor treatment, it is true that you may hesitate before taking the big step. As a […]

May
31
2016

Why Hardwood Floors are the Best Hypoallergenic Type of Flooring

For sufferers of asthma and allergies, choosing the right flooring is not only a question of design preference, but one that can make the difference between good and bad health. Hardwood floors are often cited as the best solution for houses where it is imperative to avoid asthma or allergy triggers – and with good […]

May
17
2016

Buff and Coat Treatments – How to Avoid the High Cost of Refinishing Hardwood Floors

You’ve been told before that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. When it comes to hardwood floors, a “pound of cure” means floors that have to be sanded and refinished, which is a fairly expensive project. Luckily, a good maintenance routine can prevent such a hardwood flooring restoration solution from being […]

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