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Mar
11
2015

Advantages of Unfinished Wood Floors: Why You Want Them

If you want to avoid a cookie-cutter look and are pining instead for uniquely customized floors, unfinished wood is your answer. Unfinished boards come as they left the lumber yard – well sanded, but unstained and unsealed. The steps left to be completed on site make the installation harder, costlier and more time-consuming. Unfinished wood […]

Mar
11
2015

Cherry Wood Floors

Many centuries ago, Greeks and Romans had a good reason to use it, and so did Colonial furniture makers who later went full steam on cherry cabinetry. Cherry wood has a spectacular, unique beauty that instantly warms up your space. So you are not alone when your eyes seem to glue themselves to that cherry […]

Mar
11
2015

Oak Wood Floors

Oak is the most popular wood flooring choice with homeowners. This may have something to do with its extraordinary durability and longevity. You can find oak floors that are in perfectly decent shape in 100-year old houses – or even older. And wrap your mind about this: 2 or 3-century old reclaimed oak wood is […]

Mar
10
2015

What You Need to Know about Hardwood Refinishing and Buff and Coat Projects

Hardwood is loved by many homeowners, businesses, and investment property owners because it‘s very durable and has an inherent beauty. It makes a room look more open while still providing a sense of continuity from one space to another. Its variations are remarkable, with many choices, from wood type to shade. What‘s even more astounding […]

Mar
10
2015

How and Why Royal Wood Floors Brings Value to Every Hardwood Floor Customer

One of the greatest things about hardwood flooring in a home or a business is its longevity and ability to be rejuvenated as it gets worn. Unlike carpet, which must be torn up and replaced, hardwood is super resilient. It also substantially outperforms tile, because it can be refinished. When tile is damaged, it‘s quite […]

Feb
27
2015

How to Maintain Your Hardwood Floors

A little prevention can greatly extend the life of your hardwood floors and keep them in good shape. Here are a few tips on how to keep your hardwood floors looking new. Prevent Scratches and Dents Scratches are unsightly, trap dust and debris and provide a perfect port of entry for damaging water. You can […]

Feb
27
2015

When to Buff and When to Sand Your Hardwood Floors

It works with old furniture, so it should work with your old hardwood floors: if they look tired, just sand them down and apply new stain and sealer.  Right? Wrong. While old furniture rarely lives to see 4-6 cycles of light sanding, your floors just might. If they have been around for a few decades […]

Feb
27
2015

Engineered Wood: More Benefits

Not sure yet if you should install engineered hardwood floors rather than solid wood planks? Here are a few more reasons to make your decision easier. Same Resale Value as Solid Wood When it comes to your home’s resale value, there is no difference between traditional hardwood floors and engineered wood. This is because engineered […]

Feb
27
2015

Advantages of Installing Engineered Wood Floors

You are familiar with engineered wood and find its layered construction charmingly ingenious. However, you are not sure whether you should choose it over solid hardwood. Comparing high-quality engineered wood with regular wood is a case of “everything you can do, I can do better.” So why go with an engineered hardwood floor installation? As […]

Feb
27
2015

Types of Hardwood Flooring: What Is Engineered Wood?

Engineered wood is what happens when humans try to improve on nature and succeed. Built of several layers of hardwood or plywood (sometimes both) that are glued together and hot-pressed in a cross-grain fashion, engineered wood is often stronger than solid wood and just as desirable. Despite the man-made attributes, the engineered planks still give […]

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