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
4 Important Things to Know Before You Buy Hardwood Flooring
Hardwood floors have a classic style that looks beautiful in just about any home. They’re more durable than carpet, and they’re easier to clean and maintain, too. However, before you pick a stain and order your hardwood flooring, there are a few things you should know first. What Kind of Subfloor Do You Have? First,…Read More
5 Reasons Hardwood Floors Are Better Than Carpet
Hardwood floors are becoming increasingly popular as an option for your home. Often, when we think of luxury flooring, we imagine ourselves sinking our bare feet into a soft, thick piled carpet. This, however, doesn’t have to be the case. Next time you are considering changing your flooring, why not consider a good quality hardwood…Read More
6 Hardwood Floor Maintenance Tips for Summer
While hardwood flooring makes an elegant and lasting addition to any home, you should remember that regular hardwood floor maintenance is key to keeping your flooring in tip-top condition, particularly during the summer months. As the climate changes, wood floors have a tendency to expand and contract along with temperature and humidity levels, and, if…Read More
How to Decide Whether to Repair or Replace Old or Damaged Hardwood Floors
Whether you have just moved into a home with old hardwood floors, or you have been living with your hardwood floors for years and have noticed that they are starting to look their age, you may be facing the dilemma of whether you should refinish your floors or tear them up and put in new…Read More
How to Avoid Damage from Humidity to your Hardwood Floors this Summer
Hardwood floors are extremely durable and with proper care and maintenance your hardwood floors may last for the life of your home. One of the conditions that can damage your hardwood floors and potentially decrease their longevity is humidity. Any kind of water or moisture can damage hardwood floors, but fluctuations of humidity in the…Read More
Top 10 Amazing Benefits Gained From Having Hardwood Floors
Hardwood floors can provide benefits that simply can’t be gained from other types of flooring. Hardwood floors are: Attractive While looks are a matter of opinion, hardwood floors are considered by many to be the most attractive flooring option. In many areas across North America, hardwood floors are the traditional and most desirable type…Read More