Less Luster, More Longevity

Trends in hardwood flooring come and go as time ticks on, as they do in every industry. While many of these styles are more form than function, one trend can be beneficial in both commercial and residential settings. The current rise of popularity in the use of finishes with a lower level of gloss … [Read more...]

Hardwood Floor Refinishing: Reduce your moving stress

  Moving tends be an extremely stressful process. From the moment you make the decision til your first night fully unpacked, the anxiety and sheer number of things to do can be overwhelming. With so much to worry about, The Men With Tools can help ease some of the burden with a one day wood floor … [Read more...]

Buying An Existing Home With Old Wood Floors.

So you’ve found the home of your dreams but its floors are a nightmare. An outdated dingy carpet in one room, a hardwood floor with water damaged boards and a worn down finish in another, stains made by who knows what everywhere else. Don’t let the neglect of past owners deter you from living in the … [Read more...]

Do You Have Pet Stain Problems?

 Of all the things your hardwood floors must endure pets may be the toughest on them. Tracking in water and abrasives from outdoors, dings and dents from toys and knocked over décor, scratches from untrimmed nails, and the inevitable “bathroom” accident all take their toll on your flooring. Sweeping … [Read more...]

Water Base Vs. Oil Base Finish

Without some kind of finish to protect it from the elements, wood will become dry and lifeless over time.  Finishing a wood floor, whether you stain it or not, will give richness and depth to the wood while  at the same time, protecting it from the knocks and scrapes of day to day use and abuse.  … [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...]