Month

June 2016

The Pros and Cons of Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo flooring is becoming an increasingly popular choice for many homeowners. Although there are a few benefits, we regularly steer people away from this type of hardwood flooring for a few reasons. The bamboo industry often touts the low environmental impact that bamboo has because unlike hardwood trees, it grows back in seven years. Another...
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Reclaimed Old Heart Pine Flooring

You may recall our blog a few months ago about reclaimed wood floors and where they come from. We are very excited that we purchased some beautiful reclaimed old heart pine from Tennessee.  With the growth that the state is seeing, a lot of dilapidated homes, old barns, and buildings are being torn down but...
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Hardwood Flooring from the Belleview-Biltmore Hotel

A Piece of Tampa History for Your Home Over the past ten years there was much conversation over the fate of the famed Belleview-Biltmore Hotel in Belleair. Most of us know that the fight to save this piece of local history was lost and the demolition is nearly complete making way for new condos and...
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How to Clean Your Hardwood Flooring

After virtually every hardwood flooring installation or refinishing, we’re asked the question, “What’s the best way to clean my hardwood floors?” Our most common answer is, “Less is more.”  Of course we do want to help you keep your hardwood flooring beautiful for as long as possible so here are our recommendations. Step 1: Before...
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What is Luxury Vinyl Tile?

A lot of people are asking about LVT flooring and when we start to talk about the options, the next question is often, “Isn’t that just my mom’s old vinyl with a higher price tag?” The answer to that is, “Not at all.” Resilient Flooring To really understand what luxury vinyl flooring is you need...
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