4 Top Flooring Trends for 2017 (So Far)

It’s springtime, which means you may be looking to refresh your home along with spring-cleaning, redecorating, or maybe even some renovations. If you are considering new flooring for your home, Builder Magazine put together a short list of the most popular flooring designs for this year so far. Take a look at these trends below […]

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The Best Flooring for A Home at the Beach

If you’re planning to purchase or already own a second home or primary residence near the water, you may be looking for the best ways to decoreat! But, whether you live beachfront, lakeside, or along the river, you know that living near a body of water provides additional structural challenges for your home. Where the […]

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Protecting Your Floors From Scratches, Dings, and Scuffs

As any Flooring Professional knows, there is one culprit of floor damage that rings true in every household: your furniture. Whether it is on tile, hardwood, or even laminate flooring, furniture creates the quickest and most extreme damage to any flooring material. There have been many tried and true methods to protecting your floors against […]

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The Best Rug Pads For Your Hardwood Flooring

One of the last things you want to do when you get hardwood flooring is damage it in any way. The most natural thought is to put one or two rugs over certain high-traffic areas of hardwood in your home, usually in the foyer or under a dining room table. However, even a rug can […]

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A Year-Round Guide to Hardwood Flooring Upkeep

You love your hardwood floors, but it can be a lot of work to take care of them during every season throughout the year! From snow to slush to dirt and everything in between, there are a lot of things that can damage your floors. While it may take some work, protecting your floors year […]

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Your Guide to Different Hardwood Flooring Finishes

You’ve made the decision to install hardwood flooring in your home, but now you have to decide what type of finish you want. Selecting the right type of finish for you flooring is just as important as selecting the flooring itself! There are many different types of hardwood flooring finishes and it can be difficult […]

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Measuring the “Hardness” of Hardwood Flooring

While working with your local Flooring Professional to find the perfect hardwood flooring for your home, you might hear something mentioned about the hardness of each type of wood. Certain types of hardwood vary in their degree of hardness, so it is important to understand what that means for your flooring and how it can […]

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It’s Time To Do It Right

Generally I side with installers when there are issues. But lately, the rash of calls I have been receiving on installers not taking the time to do things correctly, I have to re-think my stance. There is nothing more frustrating than when your asked to provide training and you show the installers the correct way […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Engineered Hardwood

With so many options for creating a hardwood look in your home, it is becoming more and more difficult to choose between all of the options that are available. From tile, to laminate, vinyl, and even bamboo, the alternatives to hardwood flooring continue to grow. While differences between these and hardwood are obvious, the difference […]

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