How to Keep Your Hardwood Floors Shiny and Bright This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Everyone’s jingle belling and visiting and throwing parties. The season is bright with joy and merrymaking. But what can all that fun do to your hardwood floors?

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Hardwood floors are among the most durable of flooring, far outstripping the life of carpet or sheet vinyl.  However, they still require maintenance and TLC to keep them looking grRead more...

Warm Floors for the Winter

 

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Cold weather is on the way and it's almost time to turn on your furnace, if you have not done so already.   One problem you may find with this dip in temperature is that no matter how warm your house is, your flooring always seems to be a little chilly on your feet. One question that we receive frequently is “I love the look of tile but they are so cold in the winter, howRead more...

Make your hardwood flooring last

If you've spent good money making your hardwood floor a focal point in your home, you  will want to make it last. The change of seasons brings unsuspecting dangers to your beautiful hardwood floor such as rocks, pebbles, mud, and dirt. While most hardwood floors may be scratch resistant, they are not invincible  and can only take so much abuse. Here are a few things to keep in mind to protect your wood flooring:

  • Don't wear shoes while on your hardwood. Little rocks and pebbles get trapped in the tread aRead more...

Have You Heard of Luxury Vinyl? And no, not the records…

Luxury vinyl is one of the hottest trends in the flooring industry and for very good reason. You have surely walked on luxury vinyl without even realizing it. Whether you need an update to your basement, want to spice up your kitchen, bathroom or laundry room or are tired of constantly replacing the flooring in your rental property, luxury vinyl has benefits for all. Many designers, home owners and property managers have turned to luxury vinyl because of these great features. Armstrong LV Bluegrass Barnwood - Rustic HarmoRead more...

National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) 2016 Award Winners

National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) 2016 Award Winners

Each year, the NWFA (National Wood Flooring Association) hosts an awards program at their annual convention. Since 1990, they have honored and recognized the creativity, design, and craftsmanship of the wood flooring industry. Over the years they have awarded more than 200 honors to the crafters and designers leading the industry.

In April 2016, the Read more...