Archive for May 2022
Do I have to replace my hardwood floors?
In the area we serve, which is most of Cleveland Ohio and surrounding areas, the homes are either, new construction, mid-century homes and/or homes that are 125+ years old. How do you know if your floors can be sanded/salvaged or if you need to tear them out and replace with new? Great question, I’m glad…Read More
Hardwood floors vs laminate, vinyl or Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT)
The preferred flooring in a home is almost always hardwood floors, but sometimes other option make more sense. Why are hardwood floors so popular? First, they are renewable, meaning you can sand and refinish them/re-coat them, multiple times in order to change the color or bring them back to life after years of neglect.…Read More
Should I stain my hardwood floors?
The options are endless and sometimes not staining them at all is a fantastic option. First, we want to ask you a few questions so we can properly meet your expectations. Are we trying to match up to your kitchen cabinets or favor your stained woodwork? Maybe you love the color of an antique piece…Read More
What’s wrong with my hardwood floors?
Do you have a wood floor issue? Here are the most common ones. Water/Moisture issues account for the majority of problems when it comes to wood flooring! Let’s talk about those and some other issues you may have! BUCKLING: The wood floor has separated, lifted or “teepeed” from the subfloor. Causes: Increase in moisture from…Read More
Is getting your hardwood floors refinished a dusty process?
It should not be! It does depend on who you hire and what type of dust mitigation system that they offer or do not offer. When we started about 21 years ago, not many people used dustless sanding systems or vacuums. Putting a dust bag on the sanders was about it. Now, it is one…Read More