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Blog | Tag: hardwood

The Lasting Value of Hardwood Floors

Have you ever wondered why hardwood floors are so popular?  What makes hardwood so special? There are many different factors, not the least of which is its longevity and lasting value. What are the most desirable aspects of hardwood floors? Read on to find out! How Long do They Last? Of course, the first question regards how many years this […]


Flooring Trends for 2018

Can you believe that 2018 is almost here? It’s time to start thinking about all of those flooring trends that are about to explode. The flooring choice you make is going to have a huge impact on any room, which is why it requires special attention. You must ensure that the flooring material you choose fits perfectly with your style, […]


The Best Flooring For a New Family Room

Whether you’re moving, building, or renovating, you’re reading this because you’re ready to create a new family room! Congratulations–now, it’s time to start thinking about your flooring. For events, holidays, or simple evenings spent indoors, your family room will be utilized on a daily basis. Factoring this into your decision can change how you may be envisioning your new family […]


Cleaning Your Hardwood Floor

There is nothing quite as beautiful as a hardwood floor. The lustrous shine, the glimmering perspective it gives to a room, the long accents of the wood grain. However, keeping a hardwood floor properly cleaned and maintained is pretty critical, because, guess what? There is nothing quite so dowdy and depressing as a scuffed, stained, dull old wood floor with […]


Is Hardwood or Carpet Easier To Maintain?

When it comes time to replace the floors in your home, there is no doubt that you will have a lot that you need to think about. Choosing new floors isn’t as simple as choosing a new recipe to make for your Sunday family dinner. There are factors that you need to consider, such as whether or not you have […]


Should I Refinish or Replace my Hardwood Floor?

If your hardwood floor is starting to show age, it’s about time to consider giving it new life. This puts you in the position of deciding between refinishing or replacing it. So, which option is best? Here are some things to consider if you’re debating whether you should refinish or replace your hardwood floors. What’s the Source of the Damage? […]


Moisture Damage on Hardwood Floors

As you may already know, hardwood floors and most engineered wood floors do not mix very well with moisture. Excess moisture on or underneath your hardwood floors will cause a variety of issues which can become quite expensive to solve. Learn the early warning signs of moisture interacting with your hardwood floors so you can limit the damage. Separating Boards […]


Why does my Floor Creak?

Does your floor creak? It can be extremely annoying for those home-owners who simply want to be able to walk across their own floor quietly and NOT WAKE THE BABY. So why does my floor creak? There are a few reasons for why your floor creaks; here we will explain those reasons and what you can do to fix them. […]


Is Reclaimed Hardwood Right For Your Home?

Reclaimed hardwood is wood that was previously used in a different structure. It’s not necessarily old floor boards, but mostly wood that comes from old barns, crates, mills, barrels, railroad carts and many other wooden structures. It may originate from the U.S. or be imported from abroad. Reclaimed wood has been a popular flooring choice for a while, but does […]


The Pros and Cons of Hardwood Flooring

Have you ever thought about what would make your perfect house a perfect home? Does it include a chef’s kitchen, high-tech media room or a minimum number of bedrooms? How about the flooring choices? For many Maryland homeowners, hardwood is one of the must-haves in a dream home. And if you are considering hardwood as well, you are probably wondering […]




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