Wood Flooring Finishes – Part 2

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Today we’re going to help you understand the pros and cons of oil-based and wax wood flooring finishes. If you missed our previous blog about water-based hardwood flooring finishes, click here. Oil-Based Finishes What surprises most homeowners looking at wood flooring finishes for the first time is that there are actually three types of oil-based […]

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 […]

Why Hardwood Flooring is an Investment in Your Home

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Hardwood flooring seems trending these days, even with homebuyers in Belleair, Dunedin and Palm Harbor. While tile is still a viable option, many buyers and homeowners are requesting hardwood floors instead throughout the living areas of their homes. This is for good reason! If you’re planning to sell your home in the future, hardwood floors […]

Protect Your New Wood Floor Installation

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If you’ve chosen new wood flooring for your home, we recommend making a plan for how you will protect your floors prior to installation day. Based on your specific flooring and finish, there are recommendations tailored to your situation. This could include considerations such as the amount of time you will want to allow the […]

Can a Flooring Company Add to My Hardwood Floors?

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Whether you would like to update your current home or you recently purchased a home that you would like to modify, extending existing hardwood flooring may be an option. Perhaps the previous owner had hardwood floors in the entryway and living room and you’d like it throughout the home. A skilled flooring company may be […]

Hardwood Flooring Trends of 2022

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If new floors are on your wish list for 2022, you will enjoy taking a look at the latest hardwood flooring trends. Do this before you start shopping so you know what you love ahead of time. Although popular wood species remain consistent with oak flooring at the top of the list this year, the […]

When Engineered Wood Flooring Is a Good Option

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Although we offer many flooring products, we haven’t spent a lot of time talking about engineered wood flooring recently. Some people classify it as hardwood flooring. Others put it into a synthetic flooring material category. However, engineered wood flooring is not entirely either of those. It is in a category all of its own and […]

How to Have Hardwood Floors and Pets at Home

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Many times, homeowners who are also pet owners may be wary of having hardwood floors in their homes. However, if you choose the right wood species and finish, you’ll be able to enjoy hardwood flooring and your pets without stress. If you’re thinking about wood floors, we recommend starting with a hard-species wood then following […]