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

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

The Hardwood Floor Design of Your Dreams

Imagine What Your Hardwood Floor Will Look Like When you set out to create the hardwood floor design of your dreams, the multitude of options available can be daunting, to say the least. Should you choose the simple, timeless elegance of a monotone wide plank floor, or would an intricate percale featuring 10 different colored Read More

To Pattern or Not to Pattern Your Hardwood Floor?

Hardwood Floors Don’t Have to Follow Straight Lines The easiest way to put in hardwood floors, and maybe the most common, is in straight rows either vertically or horizontally across a room.  This technique is especially preferred when it is a DIY install because you don’t need any fancy tools or confusing measurements; however, it Read More