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...]

Engineered Wood Flooring: Overcoming concrete and radiant heat

Engineered wood flooring is normally comprised of a veneer of hardwood on several layers of plywood. This design grants freedom for installation in situations where you normally couldn't lay hardwood floors. Obstacles such as concrete slabs, radiant heat, and below grade sites that would pose a … [Read more...]

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...]