Customer’s often ask this question during estimates and we thought our answer might be useful to others as well. Customer: “Which Direction Should You Run Your Wood Flooring?” There’s a ton of factors to consider when going to through the
Prevent Faded Wood Floors – How To Keep Your Floors Looking New For A Long Time
“I’ve seen some instances of faded wood floors. Is there anything that can be done to prevent this from happening?” Hardwood floors experience a natural process called patina and this phenomenon explains the subtle color changes over time that can
How to Determine the Appropriate Amount of Flooring to Order
My room is 500 square feet, but we’re being told to order 550 square feet of flooring. Why is this necessary? It might seem counter-intuitive, but yes, you normally need to order more flooring than the square footage of your
How long after I order my floors will it take before they are installed?
So you’ve ordered some flooring and you can’t wait to finally be able to walk on it. We don’t blame you one bit. First of all, the length of time it takes for installation depends on what type of finish
Pet Scratches on Hardwood Floors – Prevention and Maintenance
Is there anything I can do to prevent pet scratches on my hardwood floors? There’s a misconception that hardwood floors and pet don’t mix, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. While it’s true that your pets’ nail can
Why Can’t I Just Do it Myself? Why Hire a Flooring Pro?
People are always trying to find ways to save money on home improvement projects, and modern stores take advantage of this overwhelming desire for self-sufficiency. Unfortunately, some projects exist that people should simply not try to do by themselves. Installing
Which Wood Finish Sheen is Best For Me?
The finish sheen in wooden floors determines how glossy the floor finish will be. Different sheens are excellent for either site finished or factory finished wood. People have different kinds of preferences and would choose the sheen depending on maintenance,
How do I keep my wood floors looking new?
Wood floors are a sought after commodity for both homeowners and designers. This flooring material is durable, long lasting and it increases the value of your home. Aesthetically pleasing, wood floors come in many different styles and shades making it
Solid vs Engineered: Which Wood Floor Type is the Best for Me?
When deciding whether to choose solid hardwood or engineered wood flooring, the similarities and differences between the options are important to consider. While the cost is often compatible, each type of flooring has unique advantages and disadvantages. Keep these factors
How To Choose a Wood Species For Your Floors
Determining the best wood species for your floors can be a daunting task. Why do certain colors, grains, and densities cost more than others? And, which of these combinations are best for my home and family? The wood species that