Hardwood Floor Humidity Problems – Reno/Tahoe

December 27, 2016

Hardwood Floor Humidity Problems Require Solutions, Especially in the Reno/Tahoe Area The humidity in your home should average between 40 and 60 percent. If your home fluctuates beyond either of those numbers, hardwood floor humidity problems, like cupping and buckling, will only become greater over time. Being a natural product, hardwood floors can develop humidity […]

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Hardwood Flooring Installation Prep – Reno, Tahoe, NV

November 28, 2016

Your Hardwood Flooring Installation Will Be Much Easier with a Little Preparation Preparing your home properly for hardwood flooring installation can save you time and money. Unlike engineered or laminate floors, your hardwood flooring receives the finish after it’s been installed. You can ruin your new finish if you walk on it prior to it […]

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Hardwood Flooring Problems in the Reno/Tahoe Area

October 27, 2016

Easily Avoid These Five Common Hardwood Flooring Problems in the Reno/Tahoe Area Hardwood flooring problems in the Reno/Tahoe area are easy to avoid if you are patient & careful. Most homeowners already understand that a hardwood floor will outlast any carpet. Hardwood floors will remain beautiful and valuable long after most carpets had been torn […]

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Hardwood Hardness Ratings For Wood Flooring in Reno, Tahoe, NV

September 28, 2016

Hardwood Hardness Ratings Make a Difference for Your Wood Flooring When you are choosing the hardwood flooring you want to install in your home or office, the hardwood hardness ratings can make a real difference. Depending on where the flooring will be laid,  differing levels of hardness might make for more advisable choices.  Ultimately the […]

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Rustic Hardwood Flooring – Good Choice for Reno and Tahoe Homes

August 30, 2016

Rustic Hardwood Flooring Creates a Lived-in Feel Many homeowners here in the Reno/Tahoe area are opting to create a more lived-in feel by installing Rustic hardwood flooring. Rustic flooring is a timeless classic, which everyone agrees will never go out of style. It imbues a feeling of lasting connection to the past and perhaps a […]

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Dark Hardwood Floors: Choose For Style And Beauty

July 19, 2016

Dark Hardwood Floors Epitomize Sophistication and Style Dark hardwood floors have a style which seems to epitomize the sophistication of upscale homes and offices. There just seems to be something classically opulent about the contrast between dark wood floors and bright, light-colored walls, light-colored kitchen cabinets, furnishings and all the rest. That contrast serves to […]

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Flooring Comparisons – Hardwood And Its Competitors

June 21, 2016

Hardwood Flooring Comparisons to Laminate, Bamboo, Engineered Flooring and Carpeting I will admit I am a little biased when making flooring comparisons. There are distinct pros for hardwood flooring when compared to engineered flooring, bamboo, laminate, cork, and even carpeting.  That is one of the best  parts of my job however, because I can see to all the various […]

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Matching New Hardwood Flooring To Existing Flooring

May 20, 2016

Matching New Hardwood Flooring to Existing Hardwood Flooring There are a number of approaches to matching new hardwood flooring to your existing hardwood flooring that needs spot replacement. Depending on how old your current floor is, you might be able to find perfectly matching flooring for sale, retail.  Particularly if your existing hardwood was prefinished. It’s […]

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Squeaky Hardwood Floors – Silence Them

April 20, 2016

How To Silence Squeaky Hardwood Floors I hear this question often: “How do I keep my hardwood floors quiet?” Usually, it’s from home or building owners who have hardwood floors installed more than 15 or 20 years ago, but not always. Our climate here in the Reno/Tahoe region can fluctuate from “very hot and dry” to […]

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Spring Cleaning Hardwood Floors

March 25, 2016

Spring is in Excellent Time to Think About Cleaning Hardwood Floors Now that spring has arrived here in the Reno/Tahoe area, we can discuss the best ways of cleaning hardwood floors. I realize this is one of the topics I blog about the most, but cleaning and maintaining your hardwood floors is the best way […]

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