If you’re thinking of getting new wood floors and you’re wondering how well they will hold up under the traffic of your four legged friends, there are a couple of things to keep in mind. The ability of a floor to hold up under the traffic of large pets will be determined by a couple of issues.
Posted on June 13, 2011
Two pieces of wood rubbing together are the cause of most squeaks in wooden floors. There are two reason this happens. In one case the wood floor has pulled away from the sub floor that lies beneath it. Most hard wood floors are installed by nailing the wood floorboards to a plywood sub floor which rests on the support beams underneath. The sub floor can warp or the nails used to secure the floorboards in place come loose.
Posted on April 23, 2011
One of the most costly threats to your hardwood floors is water damage. Water damage can occur from spills, leaks and humidity and moisture in the air. Of course the best way to save your hardwood floors from water damage is to employ preventive measures.
Posted on April 11, 2011
Hardwood flooring is one of the best interior investments you can add to your home. Realtors and homebuilders alike have acknowledged that wood flooring makes any home more appealing. That being said, maintaining your investment over many years is important. There are a few very simple steps you can take to help protect your wood flooring investment from wear and tear and dama
Posted on February 28, 2011
If you have family or friends planning to visit, for holiday festivities or just regular festivities, don’t forget to give your wood floors some extra care and attention. The added foot traffic means extra wear and tear on your floors. The following tips can help you make sure your wood floors are properly protected as you welcome guests into your home.
Posted on December 22, 2010