Posted on 3/19/2018 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
If you want to redesign your outdoor area, tile and stone is an excellent way to deliver both functionality and appearance. Renovating your outdoor area improves your property value and extends your livable space. But you need to select the right tile and stone options.
Posted on 3/5/2018 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Spring is quickly approaching. If you're like many homeowners, you've been thinking about what kinds of home improvement projects you'd like to tackle now that the weather is showing signs of thawing out in the near future. Replacing your home's flooring is one of the quickest ways of breathing new life into a particular room -- or even an entire house -- that's also affordable and practical. Vinyl flooring is quickly gaining in popularity as a solution for homeowners. Below are four reasons why you, too, should consider vinyl flooring this spring.
Posted on 2/19/2018 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
When the winter weather intensifies, you may find yourself considering options for keeping yourself warm. Apart from upgrading your furnace, there's also another step you can take: heating your floors. Heated floors produce radiant heat from below your flooring -- and the hot air then rises up, warming the rest of your home. Here's what you need to know.
Posted on 2/5/2018 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Older hardwood floors may begin to display issues with warping, especially when the temperatures are fluctuating. New hardwood flooring, whether solid or engineered, is pressure treated and chemically treated to prevent significant warping (though it still has to be acclimated to your home). Older hardwood floors, on the other hand, may buckle or bend as the temperature changes, creaking, settling, and sometimes even cracking.
Posted on 1/22/2018 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
The two most popular options for home wood flooring are currently solid hardwoods and engineered hardwoods. A casual glance in the store won't tell you much about the difference between these boards, but it's important to know what each is, and how they are commonly used. Let's take a closer look!
Posted on 1/8/2018 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Most people understand the obvious advantages of switching to a hardwood floor – especially the luxurious appearance and the durability of wood flooring. But there are also other advantages, benefits that not everyone realizes at the time. Here are the top unexpected features that hardwood floors bring, and why they should influence your decision.
Posted on 12/18/2017 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
If you are considering an upgrade to install hardwood flooring, here are some tips to get the most benefits in the long run. If you install hardwood flooring in your entire home, even if some of the rooms will also have carpeting, this adds value for resale and is more beneficial in the long run to allow for potential changes in the use of each room.
Posted on 12/4/2017 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Brand new and elegant hardwood flooring can turn a drab room into an excellent space for more enjoyment of your home. This may also result in a higher resale value if you choose to sell the home in the future. This guide gives some creative ideas about the types of special rooms that you can consider to make your home really wonderful, including a ballet/dance studio, exercise/yoga place, a private chapel, and a sunroom.
Posted on 11/20/2017 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
At UB Hardwoods the choices are not limited to just hardwood flooring. Of course, we love hardwood flooring; however, we also install carpeting, vinyl flooring, and tile/stone to create a complete, beautiful renovation of a home or commercial property. Here are some suggestions about how to mix and match the floor covering choices to achieve the best results.
Posted on 11/6/2017 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Installing new hardwood floors is a big decision. There are a variety of choices, colors, and styles to choose from. Making the right selection is easier with the right company, like UB Hardwoods, and the knowledge they bring to you. Consider the following five tips to help you get started on selecting the right floors for your home or business.