Category: "Hardwood Flooring"

Acclimating Wood Flooring Before Installation

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Ready to have wood flooring installed in your home? It’s not a buy and install in one day process. Wood, unlike other flooring choices, has special needs when brought into your home. And because wood flooring is a major investment, it’s wise to understand all of the details before you finish installation. If you install...

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Removing Christmas Tree Stains From Hardwood Flooring

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Having a live Christmas tree during the holidays can fill your home with a wonderful aroma. It can also leave you with a mess to clean long after it’s gone. Pine needles, sap, even stains on your hardwood floors can easily leave you questioning if its worth it. Sweeping away pine needles may seem to...

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How To Silence A Squeaky Floor

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The kids are asleep. Everything is quiet throughout the house. And then you step on it; that squeaky spot. The squeaky floor that seems to echo down the hall. You’d give anything to fix it. But that would require an expensive housecall from a contractor. It’s easier to live with the squeak. Or is it?...

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Is Your Hallway In Need Of A Flooring Upgrade?

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Thinking of replacing the flooring in your home? For many homeowners, they start the process by wanting a big change. They want a new look in their kitchen. Maybe hardwoods in their living space. Yet in some cases, the boldest statement you can make is by upgrading the flooring in your hallways and entryways. These...

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How To Find Out What Wood Your Floors Are Made From

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Moved into a new-to-you home lately and wondering what kind of wood your floors are made from? You can often tell what type of wood simply by looking at it. Many species – oak, pine, fir – are easily recognizable. But it also goes beyond. From looking at the surface, you can’t tell if a...

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How To Remove Scratches From Your Hardwood Floors

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Do you remember the first scratch in your hardwood floor? Most people with hardwood floors do. It may have been from a piece of furniture that was dragged across the floor. Or from pet claws as they slip and slide as they run and play. Or even high heeled shoes as you walk out the...

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Removing Stains From Hardwood Floors

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Removing Stains From Hardwood Floors Love your Colorado hardwood floors? Chances are if there are children and pets in your life, your hardwood floors may be an occasional thorn in your side. What do you do if your child spills juice … and you don’t notice it for over an hour? Or your pet has...

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Flooring Layers: Is Your Floor Sound?

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When you glance down at the floor, it’s easy to forget that there are multiple layers. After all, all you really see is the carpet or wood or tile that adds to your décor. But almost every floor has multiple layers to give it stability, support, a comfortable and potentially noise free environment. A stained...

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A Guide To Subfloor For Wood, Tile and Other Flooring

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With every flooring you install, there is another layer – a subfloor – that provides stability and strength. Without a proper subfloor in place, the longevity of your flooring can be decreased substantially. But what is subflooring and what works best for each kind of floor? If you were to look at your flooring from...

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What To Expect When Installing Hardwood Flooring For The First Time

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You’ve been living with your old floors for ages. You’re tired of the worn out carpeting in the living space, vinyl in the kitchen. You want the seamless look of hardwoods flowing through every room of your home. Just think how much your home will change once your hardwood flooring is installed. Yet if you...

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