Hardwood Floor Finishes

Finish the job right.Different woods and color take hardwood floor finishes differently. We show you what is best for the look you are trying to achieve. We prefer to use a water based finish instead of oil. Oil based finishes tend to “amber” (turn reddish-yellow) over time and could change the color of the flooring […]

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Colors and choices – The Options are endless

Your day starts with color. It is important to make the right choice when choosing a stain color for your floors.  Here is some information to help you make the right decision: Trending Stain Colors Colors and Choices Black Ash Grain Cherry Brown Natural Oak Nantucket Hickory Natural Pine Walnut Country White Jacobean Classic Gray2 […]

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How to Choose Which Hardwood

Oak, White? Red? or Brazilian Cherry? Choosing Hardwood Flooring Species – Harder wood species are more durable and more resistant to wear, while providing an elegant, warm flow to your home.   Below see the comparison of species of woods, based on the following: Hardness – the property of wood flooring that relates to its […]

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Care of Hardwood Floors

How to Clean Hardwood Floors – WATER ONLY Never use soap (which can leave a residue) or ammonia-based cleaners in the water. Periodically, you may “tack-rag” (a cloth wrapped around a push broom) or wipe your floor with a thoroughly wrung out cloth that has been dipped in water only. For more thorough clean-up, wipe […]

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Why Hardwood Floors

Why Hardwood Floors? 1. The Economic Value. Floors should be long lasting. They take wear and tear throughout their lifespan, a warm and naturally lustered element of your home. Unlike tile or vinyl, floors can be refinished as tastes and styles change. If worn or damaged, they can be repaired, but don’t need to be […]

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How to Clean Hardwood Floors

Excessive amounts of water and wood don’t mix Wood is a natural material that swells when it absorbs water and shrinks when it dries out. And even though polyurethane and Swedish finishes are more resistant to water, there are seams where boards are put together. When you clean hardwood floors: Wipe up liquid spills before […]

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