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Advantages of wood in your kitchen

Wood is a durable,timeless and beautiful building material that every homeowner loves. If you are preparing to remodel your kitchen or spruce up your existing kitchen, you are probably investigating all of the many building materials that are available to you. There are countless advantages of using wood in your kitchen, and here are some […]

How to clean your hardwood

Hardwood floors are unique. They add taste, style, and elegance to your home. We all know that wood floors are an expensive purchase. Therefore, it is important to keep them looking just as they did when you first installed them. Although not all hardwood floors are the same, they all need special treatment to keep […]

How your wood floors reflect your style

The correct flooring and texture go hand in hand with the interior design of your home. It has much to do with the layout, feel of your home, and the style that you wish to have. Wood flooring has become a very popular, modern trend that many have become fond of as an addition to […]

Environmental Facts of Hardwood Floors

8 Environmental Facts of Hardwood Floors: Average annual net growth for hardwoods is greater than average annual removals Trees absorb CO2 from the air and store it Indoor air quality is better with wood floors Wood is a carbon neutral product that produces oxygen during its growth cycle and stores carbon during its service life […]

Hardwood flooring layout and positioning

Hardwood floors can create special effects, appearance, feeling and presentation by the position of the wood planks and layout when installed in your home. There are a few ways this can be done. Let’s take a look. Parquet This non-linear style can installed in various directions which can create a geometric design in your room. […]

Laminate Floor and Engineered Hardwood

Laminate Floor laminate floor may satisfy your needs when a solid hardwood floor has been eliminated as a feasible option. Laminate flooring is durable, scratch- resistant, and designed for high traffic areas. It is also very easy to maintain, with an attractive quality that separates it from other flooring options. But here is where it […]

How were engineered hardwood floors invented?

Prior to the second world war most homes in America had solid hardwood flooring. Homes were built on raised wooden sub-floors which allowed for solid wood to be installed by nailing the planks into the sub-floor. When World War II ended in 1945 all the young vets were coming back home. They were getting married […]

Cleaning and caring for your wood flooring

Cleaning and caring for your wood flooring is simple. But there are a few guidelines you should be aware of to keep your investment in tip-top shape. DO consult with an installer, the finisher or the manufacturer if there is any doubt of the kind of floor finish. DO place mats and throw rugs at […]

Wood floors–How to prevent and fix water damage

We all love the look of newly installed wood floors. Of course there is maintenance that goes into keeping your floors quality, but what happens when water damage becomes an issue? If there is major damage, like a flood, the floor may need to be replaced. This can obviously be highly expensive. At the site […]

The Benefits of Oak Wood Floors

Wood flooring is a commonly selected as an upgrade from carpet that visually expands the size of a space and adds an increased value to your property should you need to sell your home in the future. Oak flooring, with its fine grain finish, has a timeless quality that is complimentary to any style or […]