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Floor Restoration

5 Benefits of Hardwood Refinishing

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:

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When Should You Refinish Your Hardwood Floors

Are your hardwood floors starting to look a bit worn down by the traffic over the years? Every little bit can take its toll on formerly pristine boards. Refinishing the floor is an extensive and disruptive task, so it's important to only take that option when you absolutely need it. This is particularly true for engineered hardwood flooring, as you can only refinish it a handful of times before you're through the veneer. 

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Changing the Color of Your Hardwood Floors

Changing the color of hardwood floors doesn't require a complete replacement. In fact, one of the major benefits of hardwood flooring is that it can be resurfaced, refinished, and re-colored at any time. Hardwood floors can either be taken a darker color or a lighter color, depending on the wood itself, but the process always begins the same way: by removing the existing finish.

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Preventing Furniture Damage on Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors can be a significant investment. In order to keep them looking brand new, homeowners need to avoid scuffs, scratches, and dings. That can be very difficult when managing heavier or larger pieces of furniture. Homeowners need to be proactive about the care of their hardwood floors if they want them to last a long time.


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Fixing With Flooring: How to Install Flooring for Awkward Rooms

There are some rooms that can seem to resist attempts at renovation. They may feel small or unpleasant or simply be oddly shaped. But a lot of these structural issues can be adjusted through careful design. Flooring is one of the major aspects of a home -- and one of the easiest ways to correct the appearance of a room.

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Flooring Installation Options for Uneven Floors

Sometimes environments are less than ideal. There are many homes that may have uneven floors, whether it's because of the passage of time or because of flooring that has been removed. Uneven floors still have a lot of options, but there are some flooring types that may not be advisable.

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4 High Quality Hardwood Finishes for Remodel Projects

Restoring hardwood floors in high traffic living spaces is an effective way to add new life to your house, while enhancing its resale value and eye-appeal. The stain you add to your floors is not only a reflection of your personal taste, but it can make a big difference in the look and feel of a room. Consider the following hardwood stains for your next remodel project.

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Contemporary Luxury Homes with Old-World Charm

There is something incredible about a home with hardwood flooring. While we appreciate the easy care and maintenance of vinyl floors and the exquisite beauty of tile and stone, we have to admit that in the decades of UB Hardwoods being in the flooring business in Golden Valley, Minnesota, hardwood floors are still our favorite. There are plenty of good reasons for this idea.

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Before Installing New Flooring Consider the Option to Restore Vintage Solid Wood Flooring

UB Hardwoods has decades of great customer service in Golden Valley, Minnesota and the surrounding areas. We would love to install brand new solid hardwood flooring or manufactured hardwood flooring in any of the beautiful homes in the area. The results would be fantastic.

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