Posted on 11/8/2021 4:20 AM By UB Hardwoods
When most people think of hardwood flooring, they think of the timeless, traditional design: planks of material laid parallel to themselves across the floor. However, if you’ve kept up with our wood floor blog and read “Top Prefinished Hardwood Flooring Trends for 2021”, you’ll have discovered that there are plenty of other hardwood varieties available.
Posted on 10/25/2021 4:02 AM By UB Hardwoods
As a kid, you might have been told by parents to not wear shoes in the house—but today, as an adult, it’s easy to get lax about it yourself. After all, muddy boots are one thing, but what’s the harm of wearing your trainers to your bedroom to get changed after a run? Or letting your kids clamber in in their snow boots for hot chocolate before removing them in the kitchen? They’re such short distances; do they really make a difference?
Posted on 8/23/2021 4:52 AM By UB Hardwoods
When it comes to wood floors, many homeowners primarily focus on what type of wood they’re buying and what color it is. It’s quite understandable! The former affects how long your investment lasts as well as its aesthetic feel, and the latter can make or break your decor.
Posted on 8/9/2021 4:47 AM By UB Hardwoods
Gap-toothed flooring installation jobs might be a thing in the decrepit homes of horror movies, but that certainly doesn’t mean they should be in real life! Indeed, to rise one morning and find your substantial investment looking crooked and sad—it can lead to quite significant feelings of despair. You’ve worked so hard to take care of your wood floor; what gives?
Posted on 7/5/2021 4:23 AM By UB Hardwoods
If your home plays host to an on-the-go, rambunctious family, you’re wise to choose wood floors. With their unrivaled durability and long-lasting good looks, they can stand up to nearly anything even your crew can throw at them!
Posted on 4/19/2021 4:51 AM By UB Hardwoods
Flooring really helps to make a room shine, but your paint job can make or break its ability to do that. Dark hardwood floors, in particular, benefit from a conscientious wall color, as when improperly decorated alongside they can make a room appear small instead of stately—and who wants that? You deserve your dream home, and that’s why U.B. Hardwoods is here with a few recommendations on how to make your dark floors and the walls that surround them harmonize.
Posted on 3/8/2021 4:20 AM By UB Hardwoods
If you’ve already armed yourself with hardwood-care knowledge, you’re almost all set to fully take ownership of this luxurious flooring choice, but there are still a few good things to know before you send your floor installation team to start laying the planks.
Posted on 1/25/2021 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Many flooring experts might try to steer young, on-the-go families away from prefinished hardwood flooring, and though we disagree with their logic, in a way we can understand it. Hardwood floors don’t appreciate spills, for one. If you don’t clean up promptly, which can be a challenge for stretched-thin parents, the outcome will not be pretty.
Posted on 12/21/2020 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Interested in solid hardwood floors? What a solid choice! Stylistically versatile and with long-lasting durability to boot, there’s nothing like genuine wood to brighten up a room or boost its coziness factor. With all sorts of kinds to choose from, the colloquially-named “king of flooring” can make itself at home in, well, any home.
Posted on 9/21/2020 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
There are plenty of great reasons to love a home filled with beautiful hardwood floors. Hardwood floors are warm and inviting, creating a highly versatile backdrop for your home’s furnishings. But hardwood floors also require a certain amount of upkeep to keep them looking good over the years.