Just like any other flooring, hardwood floors need a refresher from time-to-time. Whether you have kids or pets coming inside from outdoor activities or you’re hosting a dinner party, keeping your floors clean isn’t always easy. There are a few ways to keep your hardwood floors looking as new. Here are some do’s and don’ts: […]
When you hear the words “hardwood flooring and kids or pets,” you probably cringe. Don’t let the fact of having children or pets steer you away from getting the floors of your dreams.
It’s that time of the year where the air starts to warm up and sooner or later you’ll be opening windows. There is something to keep in mind when you have hardwood flooring; they are still a living thing. The vessels and fibers within the tree still absorb and desorb moisture within your home even […]
It’s that time of the year where we close our windows and turn on the heat. Did you think about how the climate change may affect your hardwood floors? Seasonal gaps are common but you want to make sure your wood floors are properly maintained during these climate changes. You may think your hardwood floors […]
During the colder months, many homeowners notice cracks and separations in their hardwood floors. Even the most carefully installed premium hardwood flooring will dry out and shrink during the winter months without proper humidity control. Wood is a hygroscopic material, which means when exposed to air, it will dry or pick up moisture until the […]
Direct sunlight can be a problem for your hardwood floors. If you’ve ever moved a rug or a piece of furniture after a long period of time, you may have noticed that the covered part of the floor is a different shade than the surrounding wood. Color fading and deterioration in wood floors is a […]