Do You Have Squeaking Hardwood Floors?

Do You Have Squeaking Hardwood Floors?

The squeaking itself isn’t the issue, but it’s a symptom of something that’s happening in your flooring. Check out some of these reasons for your squeaking floor along with some possible remedies.

If you walk into one of the rooms in your home and hear that unpleasant squeaking sound whenever you put your weight on a particular section of the hardwood floors, several issues that could be causing the problem. The squeaking itself isn’t the issue, but it’s a symptom of something that’s happening in your flooring. Check out some of these reasons for your squeaking floor along with some possible remedies. Read more »

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Mind the Gap: Fixing Gaps in Your Hardwood Flooring

Mind the Gap: Fixing Gaps in Your Hardwood Flooring

Gaps in your hardwood flooring can be troublesome, and there’s little disputing that. But what should you do about it?

Gaps in your hardwood flooring can be troublesome, and there’s little disputing that. But what should you do about it? Your next party won’t be so much fun if everybody is tripping all over the place. After all, that’ll make it much harder to enjoy the chips and dip or buffalo wings you were thinking about serving at your Super Bowl shindig. So let’s find out how to mind the gap in your home’s beautiful floor. Read more »

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Are You Interested in Installing Hardwood Floors Over A Concrete Subfloor?

Are You Interested in Installing Hardwood Floors Over A Concrete Subfloor?

If you are interested in installing hardwood floors, then there is one major factor to account for – the subfloor.

Now that the new year has arrived, you might decide to try something different with your home’s hardwood floors. If you are interested in installing hardwood floors, then there is one major factor to account for – the subfloor. In case your home’s subfloor is made of concrete, here is what you should do. Read more »

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How to Pair Your Current Hardwood Floors with New Ones

How to Pair Your Current Hardwood Floors with New Ones

Have you decided to patch up some of your hardwood floors?

Have you decided to patch up some of your hardwood floors? It’s entirely possible that only one section is damaged due to moisture exposure or other substances, such as cat litter. While the holiday season doesn’t seem like a good time to make a noticeable change in your flooring situation, there’s always a chance to get inspired in time for the start of 2018 and have some new hardwood floors to greet the new calendar year. Read more »

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Why Should You Have Hardwood Flooring in Your Home Office?

Why Should You Have Hardwood Flooring in Your Home Office?

Let’s take a closer look at why you should consider adding hardwood flooring to your home office.

Are you are an aspiring novelist? Or can you take some time to work from home every week? Either way, a home office is a tremendous place to have no matter where you live. It can be a dedicated space in your apartment, even if it isn’t a separate room. But in a larger home, you might be able to better insulate your office from the hue and cry of everyday life, especially if you have noisy family members. Let’s take a closer look at why you should consider adding hardwood flooring to your home office. Read more »

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Should You Have Hardwood Flooring in Your Kitchen?

Should You Have Hardwood Flooring in Your Kitchen?

Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, you might not think of your home’s kitchen as a special place. Perhaps you should add some brand new hardwood flooring?

As the end-of-year holidays approach, you might be spending more time in your kitchen than you have before. Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, you might not think of your home’s kitchen as a special place. Even so, that isn’t always true: you’ve still got to find ways to make it look its best. Perhaps you could do that with some brand new hardwood flooring? Read more »

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Picking the Best Hardwood Stain

Hardwood Stain

Which hardwood stain is right for your floor? Here are some tips!

Is it time to refresh the hardwood stain on your hardwood flooring? There are many different stain options on the market depending on what species of wood you’re looking to stain and your aesthetic preferences. If you’re ready to pick the best hardwood stain for your flooring, here’s what you need to know. Read more »

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5 Considerations for Heated Hardwood Flooring

 5 Considerations for Heated Hardwood Flooring

Have you thought about installing heated hardwood flooring?

Now that it’s cold outside, no one wants to get out of bed in the morning. It’s dark, chilly, and you’re still half-asleep. Not the best condition to face the day in, but even so, you need get yourself moving. So, what’s one solution? Hop in the shower to give yourself some zoom for the day ahead. But cold tile floors in the bathroom would probably put a damper on that idea. Have you thought about installing heated hardwood flooring instead? Read more »

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How to Use Fireplaces Near Hardwood Flooring

How to Use Fireplaces Near Hardwood Flooring

Fire safety is always a concern, so how can you manage to use a fireplace and not damage your hardwood floors?

We have previously discussed the merits of using hardwood flooring in tandem with a source of radiant heating. Well, fireplaces are just another source of said heating. With fall almost over and winter nearly here, starting up the fireplace is becoming more inviting by the day. But how can you be responsible? Fire safety is always a concern, so how can you manage to use a fireplace and not damage your hardwood floors? Read more »

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Where You Should Install Wood Flooring, And Where You Shouldn’t

Where You Should Install Wood Flooring, And Where You Shouldn’t

There’s a famous short story by Joyce Carol Oates called “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” Well, when it comes to your home’s wood flooring, you should ask yourself that same question.

There’s a famous short story by Joyce Carol Oates called “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” Well, when it comes to your home’s wood flooring, you should ask yourself that same question. There are some rooms in your house where even the best wood flooring just doesn’t belong. Keep reading to find out which is which! Read more »

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