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
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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
Your hardwood floor need replacing, or just refinishing?
Refinishing your hardwood floor can be an affordable alternative to replacing it. Many people are surprised at the beauty which lies hidden beneath their feet, disguised as a scratched, gouged and dirty hardwood floor. If your hardwood floor wasn’t finished properly, spills and scrapes and general use can take its toll, far sooner than you Read More
Custom Flooring: Hire a professional, or do it yourself?
We live in a Do It Yourself society. There are times when the old adage “do it yourself” is great advice. It’s a very satisfying feeling to complete a job in your own home with your own hands. For many simple projects, it can absolutely be cheaper than hiring someone else to do it. There Read More
Hardwood Floors – Can they add Value to your Property?
“Residential real estate agents say homes with wood floors sell faster and fetch higher prices, according to a nationwide survey commissioned by the National Wood Flooring Association” The Value of your Property will never suffer if you’ve got beautiful Hardwood Flooring Hardwood flooring not only offers home owners a feeling of comfort and a sense of style, the Read More
Hardwood Floor Refinishing Renews Their Beauty
Are your hardwood floors suffering from stains, uneven coloring from fade and wear, or just a generally dingy exterior? We can help! We are experts at taking a beat up hardwood floor and turning it into a rich masterpiece that increases the value of your home. We refinish or resurface hardwood floors in the Reno Read More
Subfloor Prep for a Quiet Step!
Subfloor prep is serious business. Proper subfloor prep will make all the difference in the overall quality and longevity of your hardwood floor. There are different process for each type of subfloor, but the main ideas are the same, whether you’re in Reno or around Lake Tahoe: Level the subfloor Clean the subfloor Protect the Read More
Your Sub-Floor and You: What Lies Beneath
What is a sub-floor? Your sub-floor is what lies beneath your current flooring (carpet, tile, linoleum, hardwood flooring) throughout your home. There are several options, the most common are wood (or plywood), and concrete (prevalent in wetter climates, so not usually seen here in Northern Nevada). Why does my sub-floor matter? Depending on your sub-floor type, Read More
Providing Contrast – Dark vs. Light Flooring
When choosing the hardwood flooring type and color for your home, it is important to think about the overall design composition of your home; especially the rooms where you will be installing hardwood floors. As home owners, we often get to choose the colors and materials for cabinets, walls, baseboards, and flooring. However, some things Read More
Elegance Meets Durability
Hardwood floors can be elegant and add anything from simple durability to a custom look to an interior. Of course people know there are benefits to hard wood floors but you might not be aware of all of them. Durability and Maintenance Yes this, one’s often talked about but it can’t be said enough. Hardwood Read More