Reclaimed Wood: Yesterday’s best for a better tomorrow

Reclaimed wood became a popular material for flooring in the 70’s and has been on the upswing ever since. It is salvaged from the remains of old buildings, factories, warehouses, boxcars, water towers, and other pieces of our past then carefully restored by masters of the trade. It’s upcycled nature … [Read more...]

Unfinished Hardwood Flooring vs Prefinished Wood Flooring. The Advantages and Disadvantages

When deciding to go with hardwood flooring for your home, one of the big decisions to make involves whether to lay down unfinished or prefinished flooring. When weighing your options, you’ll find differences in installation method, finish, and availability of species and style. Each has it’s own … [Read more...]

I’ve Acclimated My Floor For A Week, Now What?

Before any successful installation there are a few necessary steps everyone should take to assure that your floor will hold up for years to come. Look around the internet; it's littered with unhappy customers that have experienced floor failure. Unfortunately many so called professionals skip … [Read more...]

Never EVER steam mop your hardwood floors.

We've all seen commercials portraying steam mops as though they’re perfect for hardwood floors. Interestingly enough, you can find contradictory information from your flooring or finish’s warranty, the internet, and unfortunately via trial and error. It’s hard to know who to believe in this debate … [Read more...]

Hardwood Vs. Carpet: Which is best for kids?

A topic I often see debated across the internet is the viability of having hardwood floors instead of carpeting with children in the house. Safety, cleaning, maintenance, and longevity of the investment are a few of the many valid concerns. With so many variables involved there may not be a clear … [Read more...]

Making sense of your flooring options.

With all the options available to today’s consumer and so many variables on the job site, selecting material for your new floors can be a confusing and almost overwhelming process. Let’s talk about a few of the difference between these options so that it doesn’t have to be.   Solid … [Read more...]

6 Worry Free Maintenance Tips For Your Hardwood Floors

Here are six worry free maintenance tips for keeping your hardwood floors looking fantastic.1. Do not use a traditional mop and bucket for cleaning hardwood flooring. Too much exposure to moisture will create warping cupping and cracking. If you do happen to spill liquids on your wood flooring, … [Read more...]

Bamboo Wood Flooring Is Hot!

What a great choice. Bamboo is one of the hottest wood flooring trends at the moment and with good reason. It's durable, low maintenance, very pleasing to the eye and it's not too precious to live with. Aside from those qualities, it's also a wonderful material in terms of sustainability, the latest … [Read more...]