Posts Tagged ‘hardwood floors’

Engineered Wood Floor Planks As An Accent Wall

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Are you looking to modernize your space? Engineered wood flooring on walls is the perfect way to give any room a unique touch. This could create a slight hipster look, or bring in a more traditional feel with the right materials.

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Best of Baltimore 2017- Best Hardwood Flooring

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

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Signature Hardwood Floors has been selected as “Baltimore’s Best Hardwood Flooring Service Provider” by the Baltimore Sun readers!  In an article online, The Baltimore Sun gives us a spotlight by highlighting our achievements over the past two decades. You can check out the article here.

You can also find the Best of Baltimore 2017 section in the Baltimore Sun newspaper this Sunday, April 23rd.  Be sure to pick up a copy to see all of Baltimore’s Best winners.  We would also like to give a big shout out to all of our exceptional customers and supporters; none of this would be possible without you. Thank you!

All About Luxury Vinyl Plank- Pros and Cons

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Luxury vinyl plank (LVP) is a flooring option that can replicate the look of hardwood flooring. In the past, this flooring option was used for kitchens, bathrooms and other areas in the home that are susceptible to water and moisture. Of course, like any flooring option, it has its pros and cons:

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Questions That May Be Asked When Buying Hardwood Floors    

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Most people who are interested in hardwood floors may not know what they want. This is no problem at all! If you are interested in hardwood floors, you’ve probably realized that it’s an investment worth making, but only when you find the perfect floor. Here are some questions you may be asked and are important in determining what hardwood floor is perfect for your home.new house

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All About Wood Floor Cupping

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

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.

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Rain and your Hardwood Floors

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

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.

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Advantages of Different Types of Hardwood Floors

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

There are many misconceptions when it comes to different types of hardwood flooring for your home. There are pros and cons to each, but in the end you can’t go wrong with either. In this week’s blog, we’ll help you decide which type of flooring is best for your home!

Learn about the advantages of different types of hardwood floors in this weeks blog!

Learn about the advantages of different types of hardwood floors in this weeks blog!

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Do Hardwood Floors Increase my Home’s Value?

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

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When looking to make updates to a home, one of the most common renovations homeowners want to make is the addition of hardwood floors. Coming in all different types of wood and finishes, they definitely increase the aesthetic element of your home, but did you know installing hardwood floors could actually increase the value of your home? When you eventually sell, you will be able to get a lot more out of your home than what you may have without hardwood flooring. Whether you are able to raise the asking price, or just receive an offer and sell more quickly, hardwood floors will make your home feel more luxurious, and will in turn, be more desirable to potential buyers.

Check out these pros of hardwood floor installation to increase home value:

  1. Affordable. Installing hardwood flooring is actually an affordable option when you look at what you’ll get back in return. In comparison to other luxurious flooring such as granite or premium carpeting, hardwood is the more affordable option.
  2. Durable. With the right care and attention, your hardwood floors are bound to last a lifetime.
  3. Little maintenance. Though you should pay attention to any spills, or humidity in the rooms containing hardwood floors, maintenance is minimal. A simple sweep, vacuum, and polish will do the trick!

 

If you’re looking to increase your home’s value, installing hardwood floors is definitely the right choice. If you have more questions about what kind of wood is right for your home, or just want more information about hardwood flooring in general, contact the professionals at Signature Hardwood Floors, Inc. With more than twenty years of experience in hardwood flooring installation and restoration, Signature Hardwood Floors offers top quality products and exceptional craftsmanship. We are licensed and insured for both residential and commercial projects. We are also a recognized member of the National Wood Flooring Association. Contact the flooring experts at Signature Hardwood Floors, Inc. by calling 410.415.0755 or click here today! You can also follow us on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn!

Source: http://www.valleyenterprisesnb.com/increase-value-2/how-to-increase-the-value-of-your-home-with-hardwood-flooring/

How To Care for Your Hardwood Floor in the Winter

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

The weather outside is frightful, and though the fire is so delightful, when we have someplace to go, we bring the weather in with us when we return. This includes snow, ice, slush, and debris that shouldn’t be on your nice hardwood floors. With that in mind, here are some tips for caring for your hardwood floor in the winter.

 

Floor Mats

Put floor mats in the house by the entrances and have you family take off wet shoes, snowpants, and jackets at the door so they’re not dripping water on the floor. You can put a dish-drainer tray mat with a towel underneath for a place for shoes to dry off.

Pets

Pets track in snow and mud from outside and leave their paw prints all over the floor. Train your pets to wait by the door while you towel off their paws before coming in.

Towels

If water does make it to the hardwood floor from outside, keep a towel handy to clean it up. Water damages hardwood floors when left untouched, so the sooner you clean it up, the better.

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Signature Hardwood Floors has been servicing the entire Maryland, Northern Virginia, and South Central Pennsylvania areas since July of 2004. With more than twenty years of experience, we offer top quality products and exceptional craftsmanship. We are licensed and insured for both residential and commercial projects.

In addition, we are a recognized member of the National Wood Flooring Association, noted for our staff’s regular participation in continuing education programs on wood flooring. Our skilled and knowledgeable staff is proficient in new installation, refinishing, repairs, stain applications, oil and water base poly, and restorations. This expertise enables us to provide you, the customer, with the best results at an affordable price.

Contact the flooring experts at Signature Hardwood Floors, Inc. to help you determine which type of hardwood flooring is best for you. Contact us 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!

Source

http://www.livingwithmyhome.com/diy-do-it-yourself/winter.aspx

Benefits of Commercial Wood Floors

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

If you’re considering flooring for your commercial space, hardwood provides an excellent value for your dollar. Here are a few of the many advantages to commercial hard wood flooring.

Visual Appeal

Hardwood flooring gives any space a classy, warm look. It can be used to liven up any space, and makes a great first visual impression. Also, with a variety of types of wood and finishes to choose from, you’re sure to find something that catches your eye. As far as flooring is concerned, it’s hard to beat the beautiful aesthetics of hardwood.

Durability

Aside from being visually pleasing, hardwood flooring is also very durable and easy to maintain. With proper care, it can last a lifetime, and can withstand heavy use in high traffic areas. And unlike other kinds of flooring, hardwood looks better with age. Hardwood also only needs to be refinished, rather than replaced, when the time comes for a facelift.

Improved Indoor Air Quality

One reason that hardwood flooring is easy to maintain is because it doesn’t attract dust and dirt like other types of flooring such as carpet. A side benefit of this is that the air quality of the building is improved because unwanted particles and allergens aren’t accumulating on the floor. What little debris that does stay on the floor can easily be swept away or mopped up.

Increased Property Value

All of these factors mean that hardwood flooring can increase the value of the property, and in the end it can be worth more than the initial investment. With so many advantages, you can’t lose if you install wood floors in your commercial setting.

 

Contact the flooring experts at Signature Hardwood Floors, Inc. to help you determine which type of hardwood flooring is best for you. Contact us 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!

 

Sources

http://www.centurycustomhardwoodfloor.net/benefits-of-hardwood-floors/

http://www.builddirect.com/Hardwood-Flooring/Hardwood-Floors-Articles/Main_Benefits_of_Hard_Wood_Floors.aspx

http://www.theconstructonline.com/2012/12/31/wood-flooring/