How Can You Make Your Wood Flooring Stand Out?

How Can You Make Your Wood Flooring Stand Out?

Now that you’re ready for some new wood flooring in your home, what do you do with it?

Now that you’re ready for some new wood flooring in your home, what do you do with it? You’re worried about making sure that it doesn’t look the same as the ones in your neighbor’s house. So the real question is, how can you make your wood flooring stand out from all the others? Join us as we find out together. Read more »

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Carpet Diem: Why You Should Swap Carpeting for Hardwood Floors

Carpet Diem: Why You Should Swap Carpeting for Hardwood Floors

What should you do when you want hardwood floors again?

Let’s say that you used to live in an apartment where the floors were all tile or hardwood. These hardwood floors were easy to clean, even though people kept tracking mud and road salt inside because they wouldn’t take their shoes off. Or you pet would always flip over their water bowl while trying to move it, and this moisture damaged your hardwood even more. So then, you briefly considered moving somewhere else. Now let’s imagine you have moved, and there’s carpeting everywhere except the bathrooms and the kitchen. What should you do when  you want hardwood floors again? Read more »

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Is Your Hardwood Flooring Covered in Road Salt?

Is Your Hardwood Flooring Covered in Road Salt?

After you’ve spent hours digging your car out from under the piles of snow, your shoes might be covered in road salt. So what do you do when you track it inside onto your hardwood flooring?

March is almost over. Even though the vernal equinox has come and gone, it still doesn’t feel like spring has officially started. That might have something to do with all the snow on the ground. After you’ve spent hours digging your car out from under the piles of snow, your shoes might be covered in road salt. So what do you do when you track it inside onto your hardwood flooring? Let’s find out. Read more »

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Spring Clean Your Hardwood Floors with Citrus-Based Cleaners

Spring Clean Your Hardwood Floors with Citrus-Based Cleaners

While your home might be wall to wall carpet, some areas might still feature hardwood floors.

While your home might be wall to wall carpet, some areas might still feature hardwood floors. Sometimes, the type of floor you have comes down to your preference, and other times it is pre-installed for you and you have no say in the matter. Here is how you can spring clean your hardwood floors. Read more »

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The Effects of Hydrogen Peroxide On Your Hardwood Floor

The Effects of Hydrogen Peroxide On Your Hardwood Floor

With hydrogen peroxide, you can lift problematic stains on your hardwood floor without making your kids sick.

Imagine for a moment that your project for this weekend is to get started on spring cleaning. Let’s say that you’ve tried almost everything to get your floors clean. But your hardwood floors are stained with wine, or something worse, and it just won’t come out. If you haven’t tried cleaning with using hydrogen peroxide yet, here is what you should know before you do. Read more »

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What Should You Do About Wine Stains on a Hardwood Floor?

What Should You Do About Wine Stains on a Hardwood Floor?

As much as you love your hardwood floor, you might not take the best care of it.

As much as you love your hardwood floor, you might not take the best care of it. In fact, sometimes, you might accidentally spill some red wine on it. We understand because accidents happen. But even though the stains left by red wine on a carpet are fairly obvious and tough to remove, you might be surprised by its effect on the hardwood. That said, if your hardwood was properly sealed, there shouldn’t be any problems. But if it hasn’t been sealed or stained yet, what should you do? Read more »

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It’s Time to Learn More About the Gaps in Your Hardwood Floor

It’s Time to Learn More About the Gaps in Your Hardwood Floor

If you’ve experienced a similar problem, here are some facts about what causes the gaps in your hardwood floor.

Your hardwood floor is a part of your home that has its own personality. Under different conditions, its characteristics change, which can cause creaking, squeaking, and even gaps. If you’ve experienced a similar problem, here are some facts about what causes the gaps in your hardwood floor.   Read more »

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Why You’ll Love Your Brand New Hardwood Flooring

Why You’ll Love Your Brand New Hardwood Flooring

When did you last show your hardwood flooring some love?

When did you last show your hardwood flooring some love? There’s little disputing that this design choice can help make your home more beautiful. But it’s understandable if you’ve been hesitant to give up your carpeted floors, or if you just don’t understand how to integrate some hardwood into your house. Either way, here’s why you’ll grow to love it if you don’t already! Read more »

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Tips for Blending Hardwood with Bamboo Flooring

Tips for Blending Hardwood with Bamboo Flooring

Let’s discuss some tips for blending pre-existing hardwood with brand new bamboo flooring.

Although most Baltimore homeowners might assume that bamboo flooring is a type of hardwood, that isn’t always the case. People prize them for their beauty and longevity, and bamboo is also gaining popularity because it adds a classy touch to your home. Let’s discuss some tips for blending pre-existing hardwood with brand new bamboo flooring. Read more »

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Avoiding Scratches in Your Hardwood Floor

Avoiding Scratches in Your Hardwood Floor

Check out this guide for preventing scratches on your hardwood floor and caring for the defects that do happen.

Your hardwood floor is beautiful and durable and brings more sophistication and style into every room. Now that you’ve chosen the perfect style and stain to accentuate your home, furniture, and appliances, you want to do everything you can to maintain that beauty. With that in mind, you’ll seek to avoid scratches in every way possible. As you move around in your home, some scratches will be inevitable, but you can avoid deeper gouges that will require much more repair. Check out this guide for preventing scratches on your floors and caring for the defects that do happen.   Read more »

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