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.
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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!
Having a hard time figuring out when exactly you should refinish your floors? It can be a little hard, because though it may have some scratches or discolorations, it may not need to be refinished. On the contrast, your floors could look just fine but may need to be refinished. Here are ways to tell:
Whether your home is new or old, on the market or just purchased, refinishing damaged hardwood floors is one of the first things to be considered when it comes to home repair. Just like there are many benefits to having hardwood floor as opposed to the cheaper substitute, there are many benefits to getting those floors refinished.
Restoring the floors
If you see dents, scuffs, scratches, sealants that have peeled, and fading stains in your hardwood then you should consider replacing the wood. But for the parts that can still be restored, doesn’t it equally make sense to salvage them by refinishing? By refinishing your hardwood floors your are lessening the chance of them needing to be replaced in the future. Once you’ve committed to refinishing your hardwood floor, you can begin to develop the rest of the room around it.
The use of polyurethane or varnish when refinishing your floors, often gives the floors a nice darker, and glossy look. The use of penetrating sealer can result in a natural-looking finish that brings out the wood’s grain. These looks are what separates hardwood floors from all other floors, especially imitation wood vinyl’s.
The value of your home depends on quality of each part of the house, and what is in demand at the time. Hardwood floors are a tried and true aspect of a home that always increased the value of the house.
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.
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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