Best Rug Pads for Hardwood Floors

One of the most frequently asked questions people who have hired us to install their new hardwood floors ask is, “What should I do about rug pads for my area rugs?” We appreciate this question because the wrong rug pads can damage wood floors – new or old. Whether you’re new to wood floors or […]

Design Tips for a Warm & Welcoming Medical Practice

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Many people think of doctor’s offices as cold and institutional. And that’s because, in many cases, the offices have harsh lighting, white walls, and generic vinyl flooring. For many, it’s hard enough to walk into a physician’s office. It doesn’t help that when they arrive, it feels cold, impersonal and sterile. If you’re designing or […]

Are Hardwood Floors a Good Investment in Florida?

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For years the most popular flooring material was tile. However, in the past decade we’ve seen a shift toward hardwood as not only a viable choice, but a popular choice. If you were to ask all the Realtors® you know if you should put new hardwood floors in your home, the vast majority would say […]

What to Look for in Your Flooring Estimate

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If you’ve spoken with a flooring company and they’ve provided you with a flooring estimate, look at it carefully. Besides the company name, address, phone number, and final price, you want the quote to be detailed and include certain elements so that you’re protected in the event they don’t follow through with what you expect. […]

What is Sustainable Wood Flooring?

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There are more than thirty labels world-wide for forest-based products that can lead one to believe that a product is environmentally friendly. When it comes to flooring products, it can get confusing because many labels include either the term green or sustainable wood flooring. There is a big difference between the terms green and sustainable. […]

Wood Flooring Common Questions Answered

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Whether you already have wood floors or are just considering new wood floors, you probably have questions. And, as an experienced flooring company in Clearwater, we have the answers for you. Here are some of our most frequently asked questions and their answers. Of course, if you have a question we haven’t answered, check out […]

Hardwood Stairs or Carpeted Stairs?

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We know that not every home in Clearwater, Palm Harbor and Bradenton has a second floor, but more do than ever before. Because more homes have a second story, more homeowners are asking the question as to whether they should put the same hardwood on their stairs that they are planning for the rest of […]

Engineered Wood Floors & Laminate Aren’t the Same

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Recently laminate flooring has become more popular and some flooring companies are claiming laminate and engineered wood floors are comparable. However, they’re not the same and we want to clear up some misconceptions. Misconception #1 – They Must Be the Same Because They’re Both Layered Materials Yes, both laminate and engineered wood floors have layers. […]

What You Should Know About Hardwood Floors in Winter

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As we are nearing October, we are also nearing the season where humidity drops. With the lower humidity comes calls about “cracks” in hardwood floors. In reality, they aren’t cracks, the wood dries out as the humidity drops leaving slight gaps between the boards. In some installations and areas, this is more apparent than others. […]

How to Choose a Local Flooring Company for Hardwood Floors

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It may seem redundant to use the term local when looking for a flooring company, however, with so many national companies and the big box stores, it’s not. A local flooring company has its reputation to uphold so it usually does a better job and stands behind its work unlike some companies. So, how do […]