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 […]

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 […]

Wood Flooring is Great in Kitchens

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Most communities from Clearwater to Sarasota think first of tile as the right flooring for kitchens, even if they’re putting wood flooring elsewhere in the home. And, although tile is an option, it’s not the only option. For many, it’s not even the best option. Whether you’re building a new home or remodeling your existing […]

Hardwood Floor Maintenance Tips

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Hardwood floors can last for decades, or even centuries. However, if they’re not properly maintained they won’t look good beyond a few years. Hardwood floor maintenance isn’t any more difficult than maintenance required by other types of flooring. It’s just different. Here is what you can do to help your wood floors look great and […]

Hardwood Floors in the Bedroom

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Hardwood floors are common in the main living areas of homes. Whether you have them in your living areas now or are considering wood floors throughout your home, you may be having a hard time picturing hardwood floors in a bedroom. That’s not uncommon, but they are a great option throughout your home, for many […]

Hardwood Flooring Finishes – Part 1

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There are three general classifications of hardwood flooring finishes: water-based, oil-based, and wax. Although water-based are the most popular choice for homeowners today, all have different advantages and disadvantages. Because water-based is the most common, we’re going to cover it in today’s blog and the other two in our next post. Why We Often Recommend […]

Should You Choose Engineered Wood or Hardwood Flooring?

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Although both engineered wood and hardwood flooring offer the advantage of being able to refinish them, they aren’t quite the same. There are differences that you should consider before you choose one or the other. Let’s look at some key differences and why they may make a difference in what you ultimately choose. Materials Of […]

Choosing Your Hardwood Flooring Plank Width & Length

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Once you decide that hardwood flooring is the right flooring material for your home, you have many more decisions. Two that you’ll need to make early in the process are the plank width and length. Today, the most common option is a 3” board width. For length, the most common is what the manufacturers refer […]