Hardwood Floor History in America

May 29, 2017

Hardwood Floor History in America The true hardwood floor history in America is not one of Oriental throw rugs, tongue & groove planks and polished mosaic percales. Until the late 19th century, finished hardwood floors and throw rugs were too rare to mention. Hardwoods have been used for flooring since men discovered that thresh lasted longer […]

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Hardwood Floor Messes | Reno, Tahoe, NV

April 24, 2017

Hardwood Floor Messes Don’t Need To Be a Nightmare Hardwood floor messes need dealing with immediately, and they often show up unexpectedly, no matter how much we try to avoid them. Extending the life and luster of our wood flooring simply requires we deal with these accidents as they happen in our Reno/Tahoe homes. I’ve made […]

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Dogs and Hardwood Floors? Reno, Tahoe, NV

March 31, 2017

Dogs are a Popular Question for Hardwood Floor Installers “We want hardwood floors, but we own a gorgeous <Large Dog Breed of Choice> and he weighs 100 pounds. When considering dogs and hardwood floors, what would be the right kind of hardwood floor for a big dog like ours?” If you live in the Reno/Tahoe area […]

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Hardwood Flooring Styles – Reno, Tahoe, NV

February 28, 2017

Trends Come and Go, Hardwood Flooring Styles are Forever The most popular hardwood flooring styles will never go out of vogue. Hardwood flooring, like clothing, is part commodity, part fashion statement. The hardwood flooring you install in your Reno/Tahoe home is both an expression of your personal style, and a statement of your character. When guests […]

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Choosing the Right Hardwood Floor Color for your Reno/Tahoe Home

January 27, 2017

Hardwood floor colors are available in so many varieties today, there is no doubt a product is available to match your idea of style. However, while being creative about your hardwood floor color is absolutely encouraged, there are still a few important guidelines to pay heed to should you want to avoid making a hardwood […]

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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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