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...]

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...]