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NWFA Wood Flooring Expo in Nashville

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Atlanta Flooring Blog | 0 comments

It’s finally here. The National Wood Flooring Association’s Wood Flooring Expo begins on April 17, 2014. But what can you expect this year? If you’re a NWFA Certified Professional, your education begins one day earlier on Wednesday, April 16 when registration begins at 7 a.m. With two learning tracks open to both Certified Professionals and NWFA members, the NWFA Certified Professionals Symposium starts at 8 a.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m....

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Metro Atl. Floors’ Technicians Become NWFA Certified Installation Experts

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in Atlanta Flooring Blog | 0 comments

A few weeks ago Metro Atl. Floors’ founder, Joel Negron, and his wood flooring technicians attended an NWFW workshop in Marietta to receive their professional installation certifications. Metro employees have been frequent attendees of the educational workshops put on by the NWFA and are constantly improving their knowledge and honing their craft. Joel shares his experiences from the workshop and how important he feels it is for his techs to...

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Foundation Social Eatery – Wood Floors

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in Atlanta Flooring Blog | 1 comment

You may remember a previous blog in which Metro shared some tile images from an installation we performed for Foundation Social Eatery in Atlanta GA. This article is a follow up and we have more installation images to share for your viewing pleasure. In case you missed the last article, Foundation Social Eatery is self-described as “rustic new American” and uses seasonal agricultural products in all of its dishes. Metro was happy to...

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The Metro Atl. Floors Difference – Quality vs. Cut Rate Flooring Work

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 in Atlanta Flooring Blog | 0 comments

Metro founder, Joel Negron, was called to look at a refinished floor in south Atlanta last week and observed the all too familiar sight of a poorly refinished hardwood floor. This one in particular showed not just a few of the things that can go wrong in a refinish, but almost all of the possible blunders. Images from the botched job will be used to identify the ways in which cheap and look quality contractors can make a floor look horrible....

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Installing and Refinishing Hardwood Flooring in Historic Homes

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in Atlanta Flooring Blog | 0 comments

This article is a guide to flooring companies that are in the process of bidding for flooring projects in historic districts. There are a number of aspects that make flooring projects in historic homes different than when dealing with more modern developments. The following steps will hopefully save flooring companies time, money and issues that will most likely not be foreseen: The first action taken must be determining the species of the...

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How to Remove Salt Stains on Wood Floors

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Atlanta Flooring Blog | 0 comments

This winter, with its record-breaking wind chills and Polar Vortexes, has been brutal for everyone. But, while most Americans begrudgingly shoveled — then shoveled some more — this winter didn’t throw anything at them that they hadn’t encountered before. That is, unless they lived in Atlanta. Not just once, but twice this year snowfall has threatened to paralyze the city. Literally thousands of tons of salt have been spread on driveways,...

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