Posted on 4/6/2020 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
As the birds begin to sing again and the snow melts all across the Midwest region, it’s perfectly normal to feel the itch to dive into all sorts of home renovation projects, both interior and exterior. Gutters, siding, wall-painting, you name it—that feeling of potential spring brings with it can spur you into action, compelling you to kickstart home improvement right alongside your typical annual spring cleaning.
Posted on 3/23/2020 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
You’ve done your research. You’ve considered your options. It’s official: you’re sold on wood floors. Whether it’s the feel of wood underfoot or the longevity and durability of the flooring type that appeals to you, we at UB Hardwoods commend your choice. With the proper floor care, you’ll be beyond satisfied with your new hardwood floor.
Posted on 3/9/2020 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
The skies are clearing, the roads are turning to slush, and the songbirds are beginning to return to roost in the bushes—spring is finally here! If you’re like many homeowners in the Midwest, the warming air makes you want to spring into action and do a top-down cleaning of your home. It’s time to shake off the dust and dreariness of the winter and make way for the new beginnings spring brings! Your floors, no doubt, will appreciate a bit of attention during this process, too. Water and road de-icers tracked in during the winter months can render themselves quite hard on certain floor types, and the mud brought in as the weather warms can also prove similarly.
Posted on 2/17/2020 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
If you live in the Plymouth area and are looking for anything from floor installation services to a hardwood flooring distributor, it’s normal to feel inundated with options, or overwhelmed with everything that could go wrong with the flooring process. You don’t want to drive all the way to the store just to have the salesperson push something on you that you don’t need—wait, what is it that you need? You like the versatility of vinyl flooring, but you’re in love with hardwood’s aesthetic, while your spouse might be leaning more toward carpeting on the basis of comfort. Buying new flooring and getting it installed is no easy task, nor is it straightforward or one to be taken lightly!
Posted on 1/20/2020 4:00 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 11/4/2019 10:26 AM By UB Hardwoods
Buying hardwood floors or engineered hardwood flooring is no cheap investment; any responsible flooring company will tell you this! These wood floors are designed to last through thick and thin, and designed to serve your family and business for many years with proper maintenance.
Posted on 8/19/2019 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 7/8/2019 7:09 AM By UB Hardwoods
Despite the flooring cost, hardwood floors remain the king of the flooring world. Their stately appearance and decades-worth of longevity beat out all other flooring types hands down. Not to mention that keeping them looking their best—free of gouges and stains—is easy with professional maintenance. Plus, if you want to totally change the color of your wood floors, many staining options are available.
Posted on 6/10/2019 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Hardwood flooring is sleek and beautiful, and it offers a sophisticated aesthetic that is unmistakable; however, it may not be a practical choice for your home. Fortunately, there are other flooring materials that have the same look as hardwood but with different benefits and price points. You can leverage other materials to your advantage and create the living spaces you want at the right price.
Posted on 5/20/2019 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Custom, luxury manufactured homes are becoming a popular way for people to get exactly the property they want — even in rural locations where building would often be prohibitively difficult. There are a few special considerations when it comes to manufactured home flooring, but they may not be as extensive as you might think.