Posted on 6/2/2023 5:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Traditional hardwood flooring is exceptional in its quality, durability, and beauty. That being said, there is another option to consider, engineered hardwood flooring. Engineered hardwood flooring has two layers and are fused together permanently. The foundation (bottom) layer is a stable wooden core, and the top layer is hardwood. Engineered hardwood flooring is designed to resist expansion and contraction from changes in temperature and/or moisture.
Posted on 8/18/2022 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 9/20/2021 4:45 AM By UB Hardwoods
If you’re like many small business owners, you take a great deal of pride in your operation—not only in how you serve clients, but in the welfare of your facility, too. Which is why it’s critical that, when you’re selecting your new flooring, you’re over the moon with your choice!
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 8/24/2020 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Luxury vinyl has taken the flooring world by storm, owing to its beautiful, potentially wood-look appearance at a fraction of the price. Homeowners everywhere also covet it for its water-resistant properties and low maintenance nature.
Posted on 8/10/2020 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
If you’ve recently purchased new flooring, it’s only natural to be thinking about the next steps. After all, you want your gorgeous new investment put down as quickly as possible. Why delay? Indeed, putting flooring down is what follows your purchase, but it’s not as straightforward as it looks! Just as there are many flooring options, there are many kinds of installation methods, many of which prove nearly impossible for the layperson to accomplish on their own. Always get professional help for any flooring process, whether the project is big or small.
Posted on 4/18/2016 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Most flooring is available in several different width options, ranging from narrow boards to very wide boards. Because width is immediately noticeable and has such an impact on the pattern of boards, it can be a very important choice when achieving the right appearance. Read on to compare wide vs. narrow boards and see which would work best for you.
Posted on 3/10/2016 8:37 AM By UB Hardwoods
Are you on the watch for wood flooring that's truly eco-friendly and sustainable? Take a look at some of the latest efforts in this field before making your choice.