Category Hardwood Flooring

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 […]

Apr
18
2016

10 Ways to Deal with Dogs on Wood Floors – Advice from a Hardwood Flooring Company

If you have dogs but wish for hardwood floors, you may think that the two are irreconcilable. But you do not have to give up your dream of having both. While dogs pose a few challenges to the hardwood floor owner, a little bit of wood floor TLC and a minimum dose of awareness allows you […]

Mar
31
2016

Carpet vs. Refinishing Hardwood Floors – 10 Reasons Why Wood Floors Are Better

If you find old hardwood floors beneath the old carpet in your new home, you may face the ultimate homeowner question: replace the carpet or bring in the refinishing wood floor contractors? In fact, the “carpet versus wood floors” topic is often the first one future homeowners have to decide on. So what is our […]

Dec
22
2015

2016 Trends – Most Popular Wood Species for Hardwood Floors

Here we are at the end of our series about 2016 trends in wood flooring. Week after week, we talked about what we expect to see next year in the world of hardwood floors, from the most popular types of sheens to wood colors, and from general trends in the look of hardwood floors to […]

Dec
8
2015

Where to Install Wood Floors in 2016 – Trends in Hardwood Flooring

As a hardwood flooring company, we see a growing tendency in choosing hardwood floors instead of tile, carpet or vinyl even in high-traffic areas. Here, wood floors start being the rule rather than the exception. If you are in the market for some type of flooring, keep in mind these 2016 trends and the places where […]

Apr
28
2015

How to Choose the Right Stain Color for Your Hardwood Floors – Part 2

We discussed before how to choose a stain color for hardwood floors. Here are a few more things to consider when weighing your options in wood stain colors. Camouflaging Quality Depending on what exactly you want to hide, there are ways your wood stain can help you. If you have some unsightly spots such as […]

Apr
26
2015

How to Choose the Right Stain Color for Your Hardwood Floors – Part 1

Next to choosing the type of wood, choosing a hardwood floor stain color has the most impact on how your floors will look. The virtually unlimited number of choices does not make your decision any easier. To make things even more intimidating, applying a stain color is a point of no easy return. If you […]

Apr
24
2015

Hickory Wood Floors

One of the hardest hardwood species in the world, hickory is impressive with its 1820 rating on the Janka hardness scale that puts it well ahead of oak and maple. This sturdy structure makes hickory highly attractive to homeowners for whom great wood floor longevity is a priority. It also makes it the perfect material […]

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