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

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

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

Laminate Flooring Compared to Hardwood Flooring

Laminate Flooring is Often the Choice for Reno/Tahoe Homeowners Laminate flooring allows you to own the look and feel of hardwood floors, without as much outlay. Many homeowners here in the Reno/Tahoe area are taking advantage of the exceptional affordability and flexibility that laminate flooring provides. With that in mind, I would like to discuss Read More

Cork Flooring – A Sound Choice

Cork Flooring is a Quiet Durable Green Option When most people think of cork, they imagine the easily gouged, porous material used for bulletin-boards. Worse yet, they assume it’s only as strong as the cork they remove from a wine bottle. Happily, today’s cork flooring is a more durable, quiet and green option than most Read More

Hardwood Flooring Choices – Maple, Oak, and Hickory

Maple, Oak and Hickory are the Three Most Popular Hardwood Flooring Choices There are a number of reasons Maple, Oak and Hickory are the most popular hardwood flooring choices today. Each wood type brings a unique look and feel to the area they are installed, and each has characteristics which make them perfect for hardwood flooring. Because 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