Posted on 10/9/2017 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Making a good decision about whether to repair or replace hardwood flooring takes a number of factors into consideration. These include the age of the flooring, if there is any damage to the flooring, the thickness of the wood, the type of wood used for the flooring, as well as the aesthetic results desired.
Posted on 9/18/2017 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Keeping your hardwood floors looking nice doesn't need to be a time consuming and expensive task. That being said, you will need to put in some regular effort to ensure that they last a long time and look good while doing so. Here's how you can help:
Posted on 9/11/2017 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Hardwood flooring is a durable, natural material that adds striking beauty and value to your home. Over time, wear and tear can cause damage that detracts from your floor’s natural good looks. If you’re noticing scuffs and scratches in your hardwood flooring, you may be concerned that it’s time to replace it. Fortunately, in many cases simply refinishing your floors will restore them to their former beauty. Here are just a few of the benefits of having your hardwood floors professionally refinished:
Posted on 8/21/2017 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Today's homeowners are spending more time than ever outside their homes in pursuit of rest, relaxation and good times. As the line between the indoors and out continues to blur as kitchen move outdoors and summer parties easily migrate from the deck to the patio and inside the home, here are a few ways you can use tile to bridge the ever decreasing divide.
Posted on 8/7/2017 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
At UB Hardwoods, we pride ourselves on bringing your ideas to life. Creating a unique entryway that shows your personality is a fun way to brighten up your home and give your visitors a great first impression of your home. Below we’ve listed out a few ideas to help you get started on your home entryway redesign!
Posted on 7/24/2017 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
You might be surprised to learn that indoor pollution can be a major cause of allergies. There is not much you can do when it comes to some buildings. Fortunately, though, there are concrete things you can do to help reduce the allergens that are present in your home.
Posted on 7/10/2017 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Along with the kitchen, the bathroom is one of the most common rooms of a house that is slated for updating or remodeling. If you've been putting off tackling your bathroom because you're concerned about staying within budget, here are some creative ideas for doing just that.
Posted on 6/19/2017 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Traditional hardwood flooring is exceptional in its quality, durability, and beauty. That being said, there is another option to consider, engineered hardwood flooring. Engineered hardwood flooring has two layers and are fused together permanently. The foundation (bottom) layer is a stable wooden core, and the top layer is hardwood. Engineered hardwood flooring is designed to resist expansion and contraction from changes in temperature and/or moisture.
Posted on 6/5/2017 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Did you know that there are many homes in the American Historical Register that have their original hardwood floors? With proper hardwood floor care, solid hardwood flooring can last for decades, even centuries! Some of the oldest homes in America that are listed on the historical register were built during the 1700’s. Many still have their original solid hardwood floors. These homes are hundreds of years old, and the hardwood flooring is as good as ever. The reason the hardwood flooring still looks good is that it has been well maintained over so many years.
Posted on 5/22/2017 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Removing a stain from carpeting is bad enough -- but what do you do if your hardwood flooring gets stained? Hardwood floors, even when polished, do have a somewhat porous surface. If stains are allowed to set, they can be very difficult to remove. It's important to act quickly when a stain does occur... and to call the professionals if needed.