Rugs are hardwood floor’s best friend. If you are thinking about getting an area rug for your home, then you will need a suitable rug pad as well. Unfortunately, it can be difficult finding a rug pad that is compatible with your hardwood floors, and we’re here to help!
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Although some may think hardwood floor installation is easy, it is not. It is an extremely complicated process, and in certain instances, it can add an extra layer of difficulty. Here are a few reasons why we are against installing hardwood floors yourselves.
Wood floor cupping is when the sides of hardwood floors are higher up than the center of the boards. This produces a concave-like look on the floor. The issue comes from moisture content changes.
An important thing to always remember is that hardwood floors are natural. Anything natural will eventually undergo changes. For hardwood floors, the change comes in the color of the wood. The two important factors that case the change are:
Fall season brings with it some much-needed rain, but how is this affecting your hardwood floors? A lot of moisture can make your hardwood floors expand, and then contract. This process makes the boards cup, crown, crack and buckle, which all have negative effects on your floors. Here are some tips to make sure your flooring lasts.
With the holiday season here, it’s important to keep your floors in mind. It isn’t uncommon for hardwood floors to wear down a bit from people being in your home. Here are some tips on how to protect it!
Hardwood flooring is a beautiful addition to a home, but not all woods are sustainably harvested. Becoming informed about high-quality wood choices helps to select a wood that not only is sustainable, but also gives a beautiful look to your home without contributing to negative effects on the environment. Concerns about wood harvesting include illegal logging, deforestation, etc. Sustainable forest management has an approach that addresses the needs of the forest and ecosystem.
Do you have a room in your house that feels kind of cramped? Good news is that there are ways to make your area look bigger by just having the right floors. This includes the type of hardwood and the way it is installed, but there are other tips too that can help trick the eyes.