When getting new floors installed or doing maintenance to your current ones, don't let sheen level be an after thought. You consider so many factors and it's important to be educated on the different sheens and the results your floors will have due to them.
Refinishing and installing new hardwood floors is a task that requires the use of materials that are inherently dangerous when not used with proper precautions. We do our best to inform our customers of all the hazards that a hardwood flooring project can entail so that we don’t run into any unfortunate consequences down the road. Read on to see how you can prepare your home, and the people living in it, for your next hardwood flooring job.
Many people know that floors can be sanded multiple times. However, there is a limit to how many times you can sand a floor before you need new wood. Sanding a floor one too many times can lead to splintering and cracking. The limit for 3/4-in. solid flooring is when the wood above the groove is near 3/32-in. after sanding. Read on to see what preparations anyone should take before they consider sanding their floors.
This is the first of our ongoing series which deals with common floor problems that we come across. We will go over some of the possible causes, as well as some solutions. We often get calls from customers asking us to come take a look at their floors after another flooring company did something incorrectly. The general cause for a lot of these cases stems from both inexperience and laziness. Read on to learn a thing or two about your floors.
Floor finishes come in two major varieties: water-based and oil-based. Most of our customers choose to go with an oil-based floor finish, but it’s something everyone should consider before they begin their next hardwood flooring project. Read on to learn about some of the differences between the two finish types so you can make an informed choice when the time comes to refinish your floors.