Archive for the ‘Painting Hardwood Floor’ Category

Hardwood Floor Journey: How the NCAA Final Four Court Was Built

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

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A hardwood floor is probably the last thing you think of when watching basketball, but there’s always a story behind the court. This year’s Men’s Final Four competed on a court that started deep in the Michigan forest, going through steps of harvesting, staining and painting. Through an extensive process, 500 trees were harvested and 418 panels of wood were used. Five months later, it made its way to the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, becoming the very court North Carolina won on against Gonzaga. This process of bringing trees to tipoff is detailed in an article on ESPN, and includes videos and pictures of the progression.

 

http://www.espn.com/espn/feature/story/_/id/18985386

 

 

Picture Frame Border

Monday, September 19th, 2016

There are a lot of options when it comes to your hardwood floor’s design, one of them being picture frame flooring. Picture frame flooring uses contrasting colors and sizes to create a frame around your room. This is a perfect way to make a statement on your hardwood floors, as well as provide uniqueness to your home’s overall design.

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The Best Stairs For Your Home

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

What do the stairs in your home look like? There are a lot of options when it comes to what covers your stairs and what best suits your lifestyle. Wood stairs make a beautiful statement, while covering the wood with a carpet runner is also another option. Here are some common stair trends to look out for.

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Bringing the Beauty of Fall to your Home

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Fall is right around the corner, and so are its beautiful hues and colors. The changing leaves and autumn produce create colors that range from golden to dark brown. One of the best places to find these beautiful colors can be found right in your home: your hardwood floors.

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How to Paint Your Hardwood Flooring

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Are you considering painting your hardwood flooring? If yes, we are here to help you by giving you great tips on how to get your desired hardwood flooring look without damaging your flooring. Read below to learn how!

You can make your hardwood floors look amazing, by adding some colorful paint to it. Popular colors to use are white, yellow, red and green. Painted floors look great in both historic and contemporary homes.

But how should you paint?

For one, do not put the paint on thick.

You should not put paint on thick because the chemistry of paint makes thin coats of paint wear slower than thick coats of paint. Why does this happen? It happens because thin coats of paint dry harder.

Use Oil-based Primers and Paints on Floors.

You should use oil-based primers and paints on your hardwood flooring because it will enhance the long-term durability of the wood. If you do not want to use oil-based primers and paints, you can use a waterborne enamel or specialty floor paint to do the job.

Here are just a few things you will need to foolproof paint your hardwood flooring:

-Sand paper.

-Powdered detergent cleaner.

-Primer.

- A Rag.

- Paint.

-Natural-Bristle Brush.

-Roller.

To learn what to do with these items, read this article from ElleDecor.com.

If you are considering hardwood flooring for your home or need help painting your hardwood floor, let Signature Hardwood Floors Inc. deal with the messy installation and design process. You might be surprised at just how much you love it!

If you have any questions, contact the flooring experts at Signature Hardwood Floors, Inc. by calling 410.415.0755 or click here today!

Our mission statement is simple: stay small, personal, and in control of our work, all to ensure that you receive the best job possible! We have a passion for this industry.

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How To Safely Place A Christmas Tree On Your Hardwood Floor

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Do you know how to place your Christmas tree over your hardwood flooring? If you do not, we are here to help by giving you a few tips on how. Read below.

Assemble an Artificial Tree

Assemble your tree on a blanket on the floor. This blanket will protect your floor from accidental scratches while you assemble your tree.

Place a Real Tree on a Plastic Tablecloth

If you have a real tree, fold an old sheet into quarters exactly where you would like your tree to be placed. Cut and fold a plastic tablecloth to feet the sheet. Place your Christmas tree stand on top of this plastic tablecloth. Make sure you have this done before bringing your real tree home. Be sure you shake your tree before bringing it to your home. Dislodge any loose needles from your tree.

Use a Rubber Mat to Move Your Tree Around

A rubber mat can help you easily move a tree in your home without damaging your floor by dropping the tree or scratching the floor by dragging the tree through out your house.

For more tips on how to place your Christmas tree over hardwood flooring, read this article from Ehow.com.

If you have any questions or need professional help, contact the flooring experts at Signature Hardwood Floors, Inc. by calling 410.415.0755 or click here today!

Our mission statement is simple: stay small, personal, and in control of our work, all to ensure that you receive the best job possible! We have a passion for this industry.

You can follow us on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn as well!