Understanding Flooring Options

  • Top Benefits Of Resurfacing Wood Flooring

    14 October 2018

    Hardwood floors are a very desirable feature in a home. They are beautiful, classic, and long lasting. However, as hardwood flooring ages, it can develop marring, scratches, and wear that can take away from its beauty. Luckily, older hardwood flooring that has some wear and tear does not need to be ripped out and replaced. Instead, you can opt to have your flooring resurfaced. Resurfacing a wood floor is less invasive that completely refinishing it, but if your wood floor is in relatively good shape with just cosmetic blemishes, resurfacing can provide excellent results.

  • Choose A Vinyl Floor Covering That Looks Similar To Natural Hardwood

    30 July 2018

    Do you often admire hardwood flooring in your friends' homes, but have refrained thus far from having this type of floor covering installed in your own home because you are concerned about maintaining a wood floor or worried that you will encounter spills or staining from time to time? Vinyl flooring that is designed to look like hardwood may be a better option for your home. Learn About WPC Vinyl

  • How to Clean and Maintain Concrete Wall Tiles

    21 March 2018

    If you want to give your home a modern, urban look, consider updating the walls with concrete tiles. Not only are they durable and long-lasting, they have a sleek, minimalist style. The tiles will work in any room of your house, from a master bedroom to the living room or kitchen. Since concrete wall tiles are constructed of natural materials, they will feature unique markings and patterns. Most also have a polished finish, resulting in a rustic-yet-elegant appearance.

  • How To Replace Tongue And Groove Boards

    22 December 2017

    Tongue and groove wood floor planks allow for easy installation by using an interlocking edge system to attach the boards. However, you may notice damaged boards from normal wear and tear. You don't have to replace the whole floor in most cases, but removing boards can be challenging.  Replacing the boards is simple once you remove them. Follow these steps to replace tongue and groove  floor planks. Prepare to Replace Damaged Boards

  • How To Handle Pet Damage On Hardwood Flooring

    1 November 2017

    Hardwood flooring is an asset to any home. However, pets are notorious for putting extra wear and tear on hardwood floors. Knowing how to deal with your furry friend's mishaps will help to keep your floors an asset in your home. Urine Stains Urine stains and odors are some of the biggest enemies of hardwood floors. However, not all hope is lost if you've gotten a couple urine stains on your floor.

  • Tips For The Installation Of Hardwood Floors

    4 October 2017

    If you have decided that you want to update your home with the installation of some new hardwood floors, you will need to take some time to gather all of the tips that you can. This way, you will end up with the best looking floor possible. Leave Some Gaps In The Right Places It is crucial that you are leaving some room at the starting and ending rows of your floor.

  • Outdated Hardwood Floors? How To Give Them New Life

    30 September 2017

    Hardwood floors are gorgeous and can be long-lasting if cared for properly. Even if your hardwoods aren't exactly the color or look you had imagined having in your home, you can refinish them with a new stain to match with your decorative taste and to give them new life. See below for instructions on how to refinish your hardwood floors: Here's What You'll Need: Floor sander Course grit sandpaper Fine grit sandpaper Hammer Pry bar Stain brush (bristle or foam) Long-handled staining tool Stain Shop vacuum Broom Plastic Painter's tape Instructions:

  • 3 Things To Consider When Buying Hardwood Floors

    26 September 2017

    When it comes to hardwood floors, there are many different options to choose from. You can find super affordable composite products, expensive raw hardwoods, and everything in between. The fact of the matter is, no two hardwood flooring products are the same. You need to closely consider all options to make sure you find a product that fits your style and maintenance needs. If you plan on installing your own floors, you need to do extra research to make sure you find an easy-to-install product.

  • Glue-Down Or Nail-Down: Which Installation Method Works Best?

    22 September 2017

    Just as there's more than one way to crack a nut, there's also more than one way to install hardwood flooring. But no matter which method is used, it has to be durable and resilient enough to stand up to countless years of use. The traditional method of using nails and fasteners to secure hardwood flooring remains the most common and preferred way for many contractors. However, hardwood flooring adhesives are a popular alternative to traditional nail-down wood flooring installation.

  • 4 Tips To Help Protect Your Home From Storm Damage

    21 September 2017

    With storms that seem to be getting stronger, protecting your home should be a priority. Not only do you want to protect against structural damage, but you also want to prevent looting and other problems. If you want to protect your home from the next storm that comes through your town, here are a few tips that will help you stay safe and reduce the impact that storms have on your home: