Posted on 2/1/2023 5:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Your dining room has a special place in your heart. Your family gathers there for dinner, you have friends come over for gatherings, and your extended family takes their places around the table on major holidays. When you consider flooring for your dining room, you need something that truly speaks to its importance.
Posted on 1/3/2023 5:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Hardwood floors can be a beautiful addition to any home, but there are some maintenance challenges of which to be aware. Like tile and other solid surfaces, hardwood floors are typically more sanitary than carpet, but they still need to be cleaned properly.
Posted on 1/3/2023 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Whether you’re doing a full remodel or just trying to spruce up a dated room, new flooring is a great way to breathe new life into your home. But when you have kids, it is important to know what flooring types will hold up best and to keep installation practices in mind.
Posted on 6/28/2022 4:46 AM By UB Hardwoods
When most people think of vinyl flooring, they think of cheap, thin flooring designed to only last a couple years at most. This could not be further from the truth! Don’t knock it before you’ve tried it. Vinyl floors are versatile, and they rank high in terms of durability in the right situation. When in a wet environment, such as a bathroom, for example, a vinyl floor can last even longer than hardwood.
Posted on 2/7/2022 4:52 AM By UB Hardwoods
All flooring is meant to be lived on, walked on, and occasionally spilled on—but if you’re looking for the ultimate in water-fastness, look no further than luxury vinyl, otherwise known colloquially as waterproof flooring. Its completely synthetic construction means that it’s practically invincible against any liquid your household or business throws at it. Bathrooms, bring it on!
Posted on 11/22/2021 4:24 AM By UB Hardwoods
As we covered in “Three Reasons to Buy Luxury Vinyl,” thanks to its added thickness, vinyl flooring is so strong that it can stand up to even the heaviest-traffic areas of your home. Plus, given that it’s waterproof, it’s almost completely immune to stains!
Posted on 5/24/2021 4:46 AM By UB Hardwoods
If you own wood flooring, you no doubt know that you want to keep water off the top of it. While there’s no need to treat it with kid gloves, you don’t want to encourage any warping or staining! Indeed, certain types of flooring and spilled liquid don’t mix—but no type of flooring does well with liquid beneath it, which is where moisture barriers come into play.
Posted on 5/10/2021 4:42 AM By UB Hardwoods
Minnesotan summers are well known for humidity so thick you can practically swim through it. While this may seem like just an outdoor nuisance, in reality, high humidity can wreak all sorts of havoc indoors too—namely on your flooring. Ask any veteran wood floor owner and they’ll tell you all about how improper moisture management can cause warping, buckling, and staining!
Posted on 2/22/2021 5:37 AM By UB Hardwoods
It’s well known throughout the flooring community and beyond that wood floors epitomize longevity. They’re classics for more than just their luxurious looks! With proper floor care you can expect your prefinished hardwood flooring to last for decades or more and look great well into its golden years. If you’re looking for an investment that can last a lifetime, hardwood is the way to go.
Posted on 10/19/2020 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
If you’re like a lot of people, you see vinyl flooring as the “economy” option. Perhaps you associate it with your grandma’s kitchen dining room, or with your neighbor’s always-muddy entryway. Certainly, you might think, vinyl floors are far from the picture of class and luxury of wood floors. Why on Earth would you want it in your home, let alone freely choose it over other floorings?
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