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 An outdated dingy carpet in one room, a hardwood floor with water damaged boards and a worn down finish in another, stains made by who knows what everywhere else.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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]