Posted on 6/28/2022 4:09 AM By UB Hardwoods
Hardwood floors and wood floors alike are known for their extreme durability and longevity. There have been cases of hardwood lasting for more than a lifetime. However, their longevity depends on the type of wood used and proper maintenance on the part of the owner. Regardless, wood floors tend to be the longest-lasting flooring type out there, sometimes outlasting the original owner’s time in their homes.
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 5/23/2022 4:24 AM By UB Hardwoods
Wood floors can be bought raw or prefinished—but only one category can meet the needs of the modern homeowner.
Posted on 4/18/2022 4:37 AM By UB Hardwoods
If you’re the type of family that never knows what will be around the corner when it comes to your home, finding a flooring type can be difficult. From chasing toddlers around to entertaining guests, you need something that can be dressed down or dressed up, that can stand strong against stains and high-heels and look great doing it.
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 3/7/2022 4:27 AM By UB Hardwoods
If you’re a busy, on-the-go type of person, you may not have a lot of time for flooring maintenance—and that’s okay! As the flooring industry has shifted to reflect modern lifestyles, a variety of options have arisen to fit their needs. At U.B. Hardwoods, we’re proud to stock materials made for everyone, no matter budget or lifestyle, and that includes those who may not have the patience for maintenance-heavy floors.
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!