Posted on 4/4/2022 4:33 AM By UB Hardwoods
The beauty of solid wood floors—aside from their obviously kingly appearance, of course—is that they can be refinished. Refinishing, as we covered in our flooring blog on the subject, can make a worn-out piece of hardwood flooring look like new again, not to mention up your home’s value and increasing the longevity of the material.
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 1/10/2022 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 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 8/9/2021 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 6/21/2021 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Making a flooring decision isn’t something that happens instantaneously—usually, that is. While some people go into floor installation knowing exactly what they want, many times, there is a lot of talking with a professional, working out the kinks and making the way towards a flooring choice that fits the client’s needs.
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.