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Hardwood Flooring Subfloor Best Practices

The Hardwood Flooring Subfloor is As Important as the Hardwood It’s Under Your Reno/Tahoe hardwood floors can be expected to last as long as your house will. However, that assumption is predicated on your hardwood flooring subfloor having been installed correctly, at every step. An improper installation, preparation or repair on your subfloor will leave Read More

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Hardwood Flooring Subfloor Best Practices

The Hardwood Flooring Subfloor is As Important as the Hardwood It’s Under Your Reno/Tahoe hardwood floors can be expected to last as long as your house will. However, that assumption is predicated on your hardwood flooring subfloor having been installed correctly, at every step. An improper installation, preparation or repair on your subfloor will leave Read More

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Hardwood Flooring Winter Care Tips

It’s Time for Hardwood Flooring Winter Care Every year around this time I like to offer Hardwood Flooring winter care tips. Here in the Reno/Tahoe area, the two worst enemies to your floor’s finish are standing water and abrasive dirt. Either of which will cause damage to the finish and even the fit. Rain and snow will Read More

Big Box Store Hardwood Floor Installation? Nope!

Big Box Store Hardwood Floor Installation Might Not Be Such a Great Deal The genuine cost of a big box store hardwood floor installation isn’t always the “great deal” they advertise. Don’t get me wrong; I shop at the Reno/Tahoe big box stores myself, and we’ve all seen them offering amazing prices on installations. However, when Read More

Hardwood Flooring Durability – Reno/Tahoe 

Hardwood Flooring Durability and Elegance Professionally installed hardwood flooring adds elegance to any home, while hardwood flooring durability contributes to unquestioned resale value. Homeowners and business people all over the Reno/Tahoe region understand those simple concepts. Still, there are some people out there who have yet to learn all of the benefits of hardwood flooring. Read More

Hardwood Floor Contrast Design

Contrast Is King in Reno/Tahoe When choosing the hardwood flooring type and color schemes for your home or office, it’s important to think in terms of hardwood floor contrast design and continuity. Today I want to discuss both dark and light contrast in your hardwood flooring design choices, as a way of integrating continuity throughout Read More

Refinish Worn Hardwood Floors

Refinish Worn Hardwood Floors; An Affordable Alternative to Replacement It should be no mystery, when to refinish worn hardwood floors. A gorgeous hardwood floor disguised as a scratched, gouged, dirty set of wood planks is easy to spot. If your hardwood floor wasn’t finished professionally the first time, spills and scrapes and general use will Read More

Hand-Scraped Hardwood Floors – Reno/Tahoe

Hand-Scraped Hardwood Floors Aren’t Just a Fad The tradition of hand-scraped hardwood floors dates back to the 1800s, when all homes had solid wood floors. It has remained a very popular option for people who desire a unique look, coupled with lasting durability. Back in the 1800s, there were no prefinished or engineered wood flooring options. Read More

Climate Affects Hardwood Flooring – Reno/Tahoe

How Climate Affects Hardwood Flooring in our Reno/Tahoe Area Installing hardwood flooring in Reno/Tahoe’s high desert climate requires specific considerations. It’s crucial to have an expert, who understands how climate affects hardwood flooring in our area, install your hardwood flooring, in order to avoid common issues caused by fluctuations in humidity levels common in our Read More

Investment Property Value – Hardwood Flooring

Investment Properties Benefit From Hardwood Flooring Hardwood flooring increases investment property value in the Reno/Tahoe area, whether you like to fix & flip, hold for rent, or rehab and sell for retail. The warm glow or bright shine of  beautifully finished hardwood flooring increases the worth of a home, both in perception and in actual cash value. Read More