Getting new hardwood floors can sometimes be a daunting task. You want to pick a species that fits the aesthetic of your home, but you also want to make an educated choice. Well at Plus Hardwood Flooring, we are here to help. Keep reading to learn more about different domestic species and their durability so you can be prepared when making hardwood flooring decisions in the future.
With so many flooring options available today, it can be confusing to settle on a choice for your flooring and hardwood can seem like an expensive option. However, hardwood flooring still remains the most popular choice; as well as being the best for a safe and clean space with relatively low maintenance.
Most hardwood can last you a very long time, but there will come a day when it will be time for fresh new hardwood. It can be a large expense depending on what needs to be done, but sometimes the longer you wait, the more expensive it can be. So, the question is, how do you know when its time for new flooring?
So, you just got your new hardwood flooring installed and it looks beautiful. You see it every day, but now it’s time to clean it and you’re not sure where to start. You get out the trusty mop and bucket and start filling it to wet mop your floors, but what you don’t know is that this is actually one of the worst things you can do when cleaning your hardwood floors. So what now? Where do you start?
Winter brings many things; holidays, loved ones visiting from out of town, happiness, beautiful snowy landscapes and peaceful moments, but it also bring with it the bitter cold. If you have hardwood floors this could also mean winter brings damage to your beautiful floors. Read on to find tips to make sure your floor stays in tip-top shape this winter.
Rubio Monocoat is quickly turning into the premier floor choice for our customers. Rubio Monocoat is a product from Belgium that is quickly turning into a hot new trend. If you want your floors to truly be extraordinary, this hardwood flooring system will give your floors and look and feel that traditional water based and oil based finished can't touch. We have so many customers ask us about this system, so we thought it would be a great opportunity to educate the public with a little write up. Read on if you'd like to find out the benefits of this system.
Every once in a while, we like to take a step back and look at what we've built here at Plus Hardwood Flooring. We recently broke 1000 Instagram followers. This is a pretty large milestone for us. We have to admit that the growth on Instagram has been incredibly exciting for us over the past few weeks.
We always pride ourselves on being at the forefront of everything that we do. The Lagler Trio Machine is a piece of equipment that many hardwood flooring companies do not use. Plus Hardwood Flooring offers the Trio at every single package price point because we believe that a floor done without this machine is simply not a very good looking floor. Read on to see what makes this machine so fantastic.
We're always tinkering with how our site works. We make improvements all the time because it's such a valuable tool for customers. It's also the place lots of customers have their first interactions with Plus Hardwood Flooring. We've tweaked the gallery in more ways than one, and we think you're going to like it.
We like to take the time to go over some style trends that we pick up on from time to time. We see certain trends throughout our industry and we like to point them out for our customers so that they can make more informed decisions. We'd like to share some photos from our recent project that just came out terrific.
We find that choosing the right stain color is one of the most difficult decision that our customers make. There is usually a lot of deliberation that leads to second guessing. We try to help out customers make a decision that they are going to be happy with, but our advice can only go so far. We hope that we can offer some tips in order to make your future decision easier.
Hardwood floors are very much affected by current trends. This year is not exception as we've seen our customers gravitating towards certain styles. We'd like to tell you about them after the break, so go ahead and click through.
We put together a quick list of how to take care of hardwood floors. We give customers a guide on how to maintain their hardwood floors whenever we install new floors or refinish older floors. We find that our customers love the guide we give them, so we'd like to put together a list here of what to do and what not to do.
Hardwood flooring is a very competitive industry. There are many business out there that are trying to get your business. Some hardwood floor companies are better than others. It's difficult for the consumer to know why one company is better than another. The only metric most consumers have to gauge one business over another is price. We'd like to at least present an argument for why asking for price per square foot may not be the best way to differentiate one company from another.
If you've ever had new hardwood floors installed, you may have heard of acclimating your hardwood floors. This is an often overlooked process that it crucial when it comes to installing new hardwood floors. We won't get into the technicals too much, but we'd like to explain why this process is just so important.
From time to time, we have a customer that works from home. A home office can often be the most important room in the house for this type of person. We were recently asked by a customer about what the best practices are when it comes to caring for a hardwood floor in a home office - specifically, caring for a floor that is going to have an office chair on it. We took some time to put together a write up for this customer and we thought that'd we share it with you.
We think hardwood floors are beautiful (naturally). We rebuilt our gallery from the ground up to make it easier to sort our photos into project pages. We hope this is going to make it easier for people to see our work over the past couple years. Read on to see some of our favorites from our new gallery.