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

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

Matching Hardwood Stairs to Your Floors

Matching Hardwood Stairs to Hardwood Floors in Your Reno/Tahoe Home Once you’ve decided to install hardwood flooring, it’s hard not to think about matching hardwood stairs as the perfect accent. Because your hardwood flooring is the foundation of the overall design in your Reno/Tahoe home, you’ll want them to be as warm and attractive as Read More

Hardwood Flooring Styles – Reno, Tahoe, NV

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 Read More

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

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 Read More

Hardwood Floors in Custom Homes

The Benefits of Hardwood Floors in Custom Homes Here in the Reno/Tahoe area, it’s no big secret that we love our custom homes and scenic views. The beautiful vistas afforded to those of us living in the Truckee Meadows and Tahoe National Forest, make life truly worth living. Whether you use your home as a Read More

Site Finished Hardwood Floors

Site Finished Hardwood Floors Offer Many Advantages There are several benefits to choosing site finished hardwood floors vs pre-finished. Site finishing your hardwood floors makes it possible to closely match existing flooring, or make your floors completely unique and personal. Color and gloss need not be guessed at or approximated as is the case with Read More

Hardwood Flooring: More Than Just a Pretty Face

Hardwood Flooring is a Total Experience When most people imagine hardwood flooring, they usually think of the color and lines and all those other visual cues. Yet there are a number of other factors which make hardwood flooring more than just a pretty face. The way it feels, the way it sounds, even the way it smells, all Read More

Hardwood Flooring Terminology

Know Your Hardwood Flooring Terms The following is a list of some of the most important hardwood flooring terminology you will hear while you’re discussing your hardwood flooring installation. For reasons of brevity I’m not going to post all the industry terms we use; just the hardwood flooring terminology I feel every property owner or manager should Read More

Professional Hardwood Floor Installation, Part 2

Removing Current Flooring Last month, I went over a few of the items you will want to check off as you consider installing a new hardwood floor. Now that you have an idea on how to chose the people who will be performing the work, let’s go over the steps you will be observing. Removing Read More