Posts by Ed MacDonald
5 things you need to know about hardwood floors
Hardwood flooring is becoming increasingly popular. Today, it is part of a Canadian market worth an incredible $1.3 billion. Homeowners want premium floors that add value to their properties and last a lifetime. Of course, if you are considering purchasing hardwood flooring for your property, it is wise to do your research first. Here are…Read More
How Do I Maintain My Hardwood Floors?
Hardwood floors are a versatile and elegant solution for your home. Solid distressed hardwood in particular is a centuries-old and extremely popular solution for your flooring. Modern technology has also allowed us to create a multi-ply engineered hardwood, put together from different layers of ply and a hardwood top layer for additional strength and stability.…Read More
What Type of Wood Floor Lasts the Longest?
Are you choosing new wood flooring for your home or business? If so, you may want flooring that will provide long-term benefits and high levels of durability. Let’s explore whether these different types of wood flooring will stand the test of time. Laminate Flooring It’s worth noting that laminate – while often considered a type…Read More
Why is oak the best type of wood for hardwood flooring?
People have been using various types of wood in hardwood flooring for centuries. Common choices include maple, cherry, walnut, ash, mahogany, and even bamboo (though, technically speaking a grass, not a type of wood). However, despite all of the innovation and experimentation, classic oak remains the best all-round choice. But why? That’s what you’re about…Read More