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Baseboard Trim Installation Guide for Solid Hardwood Floors

Baseboard Trim Installation Guide for Solid Hardwood Floors 0

Follow this step-by-step guide to properly install perfect baseboard molding of your own. Learn to cut all types of corners and find the tools you'll need.
Concrete Leveling Techniques to Prepare for Wood Flooring Installation

Concrete Leveling Techniques to Prepare for Wood Flooring Installation 0

A solid hardwood floor is only as good as the installation. And, a quality installation relies on having a level subfloor.

What good is a beautiful and expensive hardwood floor if it squeaks and creaks when you walk on it? What’s worse is if boards start to stick up, buckle or warp.

But, not to worry if your subfloor is less than perfect. We’ll discuss ways to handle the issue with both concrete and wood subfloors.

In-Demand Modern Hardwood Floor Styles, Colors and Specs

In-Demand Modern Hardwood Floor Styles, Colors and Specs 0

Have you ever walked into a freshly remodelled home? The first thing you notice is the floor. It’s the focal point of every room. Your eyes glance on the floor then move to the walls, furniture, and fixtures.

In this article, we’ll look at the preferred hardwood floor features that will help you make the right decision, look amazing and hold your home’s value.  

Flooring Services & Flooring Contractors: Insider Tips for Choosing Your Best Option

Flooring Services & Flooring Contractors: Insider Tips for Choosing Your Best Option 0

There are over 135,000 flooring contractors in the U.S. alone. Most are hard working honest folks. But a few bad characters make it hard to trust anyone. Cases such as poor quality of work, the contractor disappeared after receiving the down payment, dragging the job longer than what was agreed, or a subcontractor who never showed up for work is quite common. Contractor scams cost homeowners thousands of dollars. You can avoid the problems by doing some basic research.
Laminate Flooring vs Engineered Wood Flooring vs Hardwood: Your Most Burning Questions, Answered!

Laminate Flooring vs Engineered Wood Flooring vs Hardwood: Your Most Burning Questions, Answered! 0

If you are thinking about installing a new floor for your home, you need to consider the type of flooring that is suitable. Not only does it involve cost, but also time and effort, especially if you plan to install it yourself. The right type of floor can add value, beauty, and save money. Are you considering installing a laminate or an engineered wood floor to cut cost? Let’s make some comparisons to see if they’re worth using.
21 Tested Hardwood Floor Cleaner Options You Need Now

21 Tested Hardwood Floor Cleaner Options You Need Now 0

Cleaning the wood floor is an easy chore. With regular maintenance such as sweeping, dusting, mopping and vacuuming you’re set for a long-lasting beauty of the hardwood floors. Read reviews and comparisons on the best hardwood floor vacuum cleaners, cleaning solutions, steam mops, swiffers and more!