A great hardwood floor can leave create a classic and timeless look for any home. There is just something about a solid hardwood floor that gets us excited. It's great to know that so much care and thought went into something like a hardwood floor because it is going to last for years if treated properly. It is a reflection of the care the owner put into their home. That same level of care should be applied to every part of the job. We can cover the labor aspect to ensure that your floors are installed properly. There are a couple aspects of the installation that you should look into and consider before moving forward. They have to do with "on-grade", "below-grade", and "above-grade" installation. If these words mean nothing to you, read on to understand why it is important to understand these terms.