Hardwood Floor Installation
All hardwood flooring will need professional maintenance, like re-coating and sanding, at various points in its lifespan. However, the purchaser plays a key role in how often this is needed.
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Floor refinishing is an essential part of caring for wood floors. Learn when to pay a professional for refinishing, re-coating, and sanding here.
Hardwood flooring is sleek and beautiful, and it offers a sophisticated aesthetic that is unmistakable; however, it may not be a practical choice for your home. Fortunately, there are other flooring materials that have the same look as hardwood but with different benefits and price points. You can leverage other materials to your advantage and create the living spaces you want at the right price.
Vacuuming and sweeping are usually all you have to do to keep your hardwood floors looking fabulous because they’re such a low-maintenance flooring option. But as you contemplate spring cleaning, you should consider these tips to keep your floors looking beautiful this spring — and for years to come.
Green building practices have been rising in popularity, and that includes more sustainable, eco-friendly flooring options. So if you are a environmentally conscience homeowner, considering installing new floors in your home. Here are some options you may want to consider to help you go green:
A great way to give your home a spring makeover is by giving your floors a fresh look. If you have wood floors — or are considering adding wood floors to your home — the options are endless for what colors you can stain your floors.
Getting new floors can completely transform your home, but there are many materials to choose from, including wood flooring, vinyl flooring, carpet, laminate flooring, stone flooring, tile flooring — the list goes on and on. And then once you have picked the material you like best, there are tons of colors, finishes, textures and styles to choose from.
Hardwood floors have become synonymous with wood flooring, but it’s not the only type of wood flooring available to homeowners. So how do you know which type is right for your home?
It doesn’t look great when your floors have dust, debris, or pet hair on them, but that is not why you should make sure to vacuum or sweep your hardwood floors on a regular basis. When you walk on debris, it can create abrasions on wood floors, which can scratch the finish of the floors. If you choose to vacuum, make sure you do not use one with a beater bar attachment, instead use the floor-brush attachment or use the “bare floor” setting on the vacuum.
If you have lived in your house for a long time, it may start to feel a little uninspiring or outdated. But before you remodel or move, consider doing one of these simple things to spruce up your home to make it feel like new again.