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Bamboo flooring is becoming increasingly popular in homes across North Carolina for its affordability and durability. Here’s what you need to know
If you’re considering installing hardwood flooring in your basement, here are a few pros and cons to consider first.
Walnut isn’t used very often in flooring and in this post, we are going to break down why that is.
There are endless possibilities for style and functionality, and hardwoods are often touted as the best flooring you can have. But why?
Real waterproof hardwood flooring exists, but it’s rare. Here’s everything you should know about waterproof hardwood flooring.
Choosing flooring for your home is always a big decision, but even more so when you’re considering new surfaces in your kitchen.
Are you thinking about replacing the flooring in your home with hardwoods? Smart move; however, there are several questions you’ll want to ask your flooring specialist before making the commitment.
Spills and messes happen, but when left untreated they can have a greater impact on your hardwoods than you might think.
If you’re considering having hardwood flooring installed in your home or space, you might be wondering what the process looks like. Here’s what you should expect during a hardwood floor installation.
Experts say the timeline for refinishing your hardwood floors is once every 7 to 10 years. But, there can be several other indications that you should refinish them even sooner.
Let’s review all of the pros and cons of DIYing your hardwood floors so you can decide if you’re up for the challenge.
Believe it or not, hardwood floors have different reactions to different climates, and there are specific ways to care for your floors to help them stay in their best shape.
If you are considering adding hardwood floors to your home, you should know the pros and cons of both dark and light hardwood flooring.
We are here to give our best recommendations for your style and budget needs. Let’s go over the 6 kinds of flooring we offer.
Something that most two-plus story home-buyers and home-builders don’t immediately think of is their staircase and how to cover it. Luckily, there are several options that we recommend for your stairs.
You might have already adopted specific cleaning and maintenance methods, which is great if they are the correct ones. However, there are behaviors to avoid when caring for your hardwood flooring.
Gapping in old hardwood flooring is inevitable. Learn how to manage gapping and preventative methods to keep your flooring looking great.
Steam mopping may sound like an easy way to clean hardwood floors, but the damage can be severe. Find out how you could cause damage to your floors with steam mopping.
You might be wondering about the benefits of switching to hardwood floors. Check out these fun facts about hardwood floors- they might make your decision a little easier.
Maintaining hardwood floors can be costly, but it doesn’t have to be! Find out how common household items can make great cleaning solutions for hardwoods.
Hardwood and tile are two of the top choices when it comes to flooring. They each have desirable features but which one will be right for you and your home?
What should you consider when choosing between light and dark hardwood floors? Here are some factors that you might not have thought about.
There is a lot to consider when choosing between hardwood and laminate flooring and it is important to decide your priorities beforehand. Learn about the differences between the two to help make your decision a little easier.
Choosing the right hardwood flooring for you isn’t as simple as picking a color. Here you can read about the different components of hardwoods and how they can affect your total costs.
Picking out hardwood flooring can be overwhelming so we have broken it down for you. From shades, finishes, and types of wood, the options are endless.
DIY projects are meant to be money-savers, but DIY hardwood floors could cost you in the long run. Here is what you need to know before attempting DIY hardwood floors.
If being environmentally friendly is at the top of your priorities, hardwoods are a great option when it comes to flooring. Discover more about how and why hardwood floors are eco-friendly.
The hardwood floor vs. carpet debate is about more than style. Always take into consideration cost, maintenance, and durability when making your decision.
Do your hardwood floors need refinishing and are you are thinking about tackling the project yourself? Here are three reasons why you should leave it up to the experts.
Hardwood floors add a classic look to any home or business, but everyday wear and tear can make them look less than stellar. Recoating your hardwood floors may be a valuable option to those who don’t need the full service refinishing.
With so many options in today’s world, choosing the right type of flooring for your home can be overwhelming. You’ll need to consider your everyday lifestyle, maintenance, cost, and longevity of the floor materials.