Posted on 5/25/2022 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
All hardwood flooring will need professional maintenance, like re-coating and sanding, at various points in its lifespan. It’s a fact of the flooring type! However, hardwood floors also require a good degree of maintenance on the part of the purchaser. Taking care of your hardwood floor ensures its characteristic durability for years to come, and doing so can also extend the time between professional maintenance sessions.
Posted on 5/9/2022 4:20 AM By UB Hardwoods
Laying flooring, no matter the type, is a lot more complicated than simply unrolling spools of the stuff—that’s why you should hire a floor care pro to do the job! In addition to the complexity of the process as a whole, mistakes can cost you greatly in terms of both stress and money, as not all flooring types are forgiving of amateur errors.
Posted on 3/21/2022 4:31 AM By UB Hardwoods
Whether it’s for flooring installation, floor care, or simply for help selecting the right material for you, you’d be wise to solicit the assistance of a professional. They can make the entire process seamless from start to finish with their hard-earned expertise, as well as save you time and money.
Posted on 2/21/2022 4:55 AM By UB Hardwoods
When you finally settle on hardwood, you’ll probably feel a sense of ease—flooring type decided, right? Not quite! With wood floors, you’ve got one more step to go before you can begin narrowing down your options to the perfect choice: species.
Posted on 1/24/2022 4:12 AM By UB Hardwoods
Hardwood is one of the hardiest flooring types out there—but no flooring appreciates a poorly directed spring thaw or a burst pipe in the winter. When your hardwood flooring is soggy and sad-looking, is there any hope?
Posted on 1/10/2022 4:08 AM By UB Hardwoods
As much as we hate them, odors are a fact of life, and it’s another potential fact of life that you might deal with smells getting stuck in your hardwood. Whether it’s from pets or the cause is unknown, though, it can be a daunting issue, as few people want to replace their beloved investment on account of a simple smell.
Posted on 12/20/2021 4:34 AM By UB Hardwoods
With the real estate market as hot as it is right now, it wouldn’t be surprising if you’re jumping on the bandwagon and looking to sell your home. It’s the perfect time to ring in the new year with a new home and new horizons!
Posted on 12/6/2021 4:30 AM By UB Hardwoods
Whether you own hardwood or vinyl floors, no doubt you strive to take care of them. You invest in floor refinishing when needed and take great care to mop up spills as they happen. The result is a flooring that stays lovely for years to come—or is it? While all flooring will benefit from conscientious care, the reality is that many homeowners are accidentally damaging their investment without realizing it thanks to a few inconspicuous habits.
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?