Clean those wood flooring gaps or else….

Clean those wood flooring gaps or else….

Wood flooring develops gaps between the boards in the winter when the heat is running and the wood dries out. Whether or not the gaps close when humidity increases is up to the building/homeowner. Despite regular vacuuming and dust mopping, dirt, sand, crumbs and household grime builds up in the … [Read more...]

Engineered wood floor coming unglued – Flooring Forum – GardenWeb

Enginnered wood floor coming unglued clip this post email this post what is this? see most clipped and recent clippings Posted by roadking (My Page) on Sat, Nov 5, 11 at 14:12 A neighbor has a new home which has an engineered wood floor glued to the first floor concrete slab floor … [Read more...]

Stunning interiors enhanced by a gleaming new floor

Stunning interiors enhanced by a gleaming new floor

Stunning interiors enhanced by a gleaming new floor By Rachel Naud, For Postmedia News September 26, 2011   A gleaming new floor can not only update a space, it can actually transform it and make it feel like an entirely different room. If you want your home to make a big impact, look … [Read more...]

Is Installing a Hardwood Floor Really That Easy? – The Floor Board Blog The Floor Board Blog

Is Installing a Hardwood Floor Really That Easy? – The Floor Board Blog The Floor Board Blog

The answer is “yes” if the hardwood floor is a Bruce Lock & Fold hardwood floor. There are several key factors that separate the Bruce Lock & Fold hardwood installation method from others. The ease of installation, fewer costs associated with the installation, and a stunning visual are all … [Read more...]

Shaw Develops New Scuff Resistant Wood Finish

Shaw has rolled out a new high performance hardwood finish that is initially being used on its Epic engineered products. Branded ScufResist Platinum, Shaw said the finish increases the product’s durability while keeping aesthetics intact and resists scuffs up to six times better than the … [Read more...]

Wood Flooring Care

Wood Flooring Care

No one wants flooring that is dull, scratched, stained, mottled, scarred, pitted and ruined. But these are common problems. How can they be avoided? Follow the simple rules here to steer clear of most of the things that damage flooring. On the positive side, always clean floors according to the … [Read more...]

Wax On… Wax Done

Take a look at the photos of the wax job, the before and after are just nice. This is what floors need to look like! Here’s the “before:” And here’s the “after”: I spent 2 1/2 days working with the floors, doing my best to bring life back into them. The steel wool 2/0 pads are just … [Read more...]

Pets and Hardwood Floors, You Can Have Both! – Lumber Liquidators

Pets and Hardwood Floors, You Can Have Both! – Lumber Liquidators

Pets and Hardwood Floors, You Can Have Both! Over 60% of Americans have pets. If you're like me, they are part of the family. Sometimes, our four-legged friends make us consider what is best for our home, including our flooring. I was talking to our Tech & Install guys asking them about their … [Read more...]

Hardwood & Bamboo Flooring Color Change (Colorfastness)

Hardwood & Bamboo Flooring Color Change (Colorfastness)

The color fastness of hardwood flooring is the expected change in color over time as the wood ages, either from exposure to light or as it naturally oxidizes over time. Certain species show very little color change, while others show an extreme degree of color change. Wood flooring, furniture, … [Read more...]

Hardwood Floor Cupping, Mold and Mildew leads to Lawsuit

Hardwood Floor Cupping, Mold and Mildew leads to Lawsuit

Home inspectors do a great job of inspecting houses and commercial building, but problems may arise when expensive floor covering such as hardwood floors are not inspected to determine if they were properly installed or they're being subject to excessive moisture and possible failure. I came … [Read more...]