Recently we worked on a home in Bountiful. The new homeowners had removed a couple of walls to open up the floorplan. One wall removed was the full length, removing one of the bedrooms on the main level and turning it into a formal dining area....
What Are Ring Shanks?
Installing hardwood flooring is never easy. There are so many variables and things that could go wrong with equipment, product or the wood itself. Today I'm going to talk a little about ring shanks. Ring shanks are basically knots or ring patterns...
Not all subflooring is equal. In the case of this home, we removed the carpet and found a subfloor that was made from particle board. Particle board is not an adequate subfloor for hardwood flooring.
Will My New Wood Look Exactly Like My Existing Wood?
Recently we’ve received many requests for installing new hardwood beside existing hardwood.
Making adjustments to stair riser height
Help! My Hardwood Is Water Damaged.
It happens more often than you think. Your new refrigerator’s water line wasn’t installed correctly and it’s been leaking for a month behind your fridge. Or every time it rains water comes in under your back door and has been seeping down under the wood for the last two years. Or the dishwasher flooded while you were out of town and the water has been sitting on the wood for three days.
One of the most exciting things about new hardwood floors or refinishing your existing hardwood floors is the fact that you can get a brand new color if your hear desires. Sand down to the natural color and leave it, lighten it up, darken it down,...
Is All Hardwood Really Hard?
When we set our sites on installing new hardwood floors, or move into a home with hardwood installed, we automatically think these floors are tough as nails. They will be able to take anything we can throw at them (or drop on them, or roll on them,...
The Basics of Hardwood Floor Refinishing
Know what steps are taken to achieve a professional look…
Engineered Hardwood vs. Regular Hardwood
As Engineered hardwood is becoming more popular, it’s important to understand the differences and be able to know when to use engineered hardwood over authentic hardwood.