Category: "Hardwood Flooring"

Understanding The Three Phases Of Flooring Installation

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Who installed your flooring? Believe it or not, it’s fairly easy to tell whether it was a professional or a DIY job. Ultimately, it comes down to the details. With carpeting, for example, seams are not that easy to do, especially if you don’t have the experience and don’t do it on a regular basis....

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Why Can’t I Install My Hardwood Flooring Myself?

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They make it look so easy, don’t they? Slap a few boards together with a few staples and – voila – your floor is installed. Yet the process is much more complicated than all of that. And in certain climates and conditions, it can add an extra layer of difficulty. Your flooring will be intact...

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Getting Rid Of Tar From Your Hardwood Flooring

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Have you ever had tar stuck to the bottom of your shoes? It’s a sticky mess. It’s a substance found in nature originating from roots and woods, and is primarily used for sealing roofing shingles. You’ll also find it on the wooden hulls of ships to prevent them from rotting. In diluted form, you can...

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Not All Wood Floors Are Equal

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Have you ever thought about what having a wood floor really means? What is the difference between engineered wood and laminate? What if it looks like wood, yet is actually stone? One thing is for sure: today’s wood floors aren’t what your parents installed in their homes a generation ago. Hardwood In many cases, when...

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The Right Flooring Choice For Our Climate

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Denver has seen its fair share of growth in the past few years. And who can blame them? Denver has a lot to offer. But whether you’re moving in from the coast or the midwest, you may find we do things a bit different here. You would never expect to find a beach house right...

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5 Signs You’ve Hired A Pro For Your Hardwood Floors

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You’ve finally decided to rip out the carpeting throughout your home and install hardwood floors instead. You’re ready for the look and feel of hardwoods throughout, and can’t wait to have them installed. There are many ways you can go about it. You can do it yourself. You can hire a friend of a friend....

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How To Protect Your Wood Flooring From A Real Christmas Tree

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Nothing says the holidays more than bringing a real pine tree into your home at Christmas time. The wonderful fragrance fills your home with the scent of the holidays. But watering them can create many problems for your wood floor should you accidentally spill. Trees are often low to the ground. Add in bulky tree...

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7 Things To Think About Refinishing Hardwood Floors

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Many people prefer the natural beauty of hardwood floors. It’s also nice knowing your flooring selection can give you years of enjoyment. But if you’re ready to install hardwood flooring, make sure you are ready for the upkeep that will keep them in top shape throughout the years. Refinishing is a process. And while it...

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3 Steps For Good Feng Shui With Your Home Flooring

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Trying to give your home the right energy? Looking to introduce feng shui techniques into your home décor? Energy-wise, your flooring is your foundation. There are many types of flooring out there – woods, laminate, cork, linoleum, stone, carpeting and more. You can find different finishes, patterns, styles, colors and grains. Does placement matter? Does...

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Troubleshooting Common Hardwood Flooring Issues

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Hardwood floors are one of the most in-demand flooring options, and with good reason. Nothing is as beautiful as well maintained hardwood, but in many cases, it takes work to ensure it looks great all the time. Before you install hardwoods in a room or throughout your home, it’s important to understand how to maintain...

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