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Hardwood floor acclimatization

What is hardwood floor acclimatization?

This subject is fresh in my mind, as I just had to delay a hardwood install, as the flooring needed more time to acclimate to the environment, a condo, it was being installed in. A hassle, for me and the homeowner, yes, but it’s better to take a little extra time now, and be safe, then try to fix problems in the future. Continue reading Hardwood floor acclimatization

Pets and your hardwood floors

Our four legged friends and hardwood floors.

These days having a hardwood floor is a popular choice, so is having a dog to have as a friend in your home. Sometimes they can be pretty tough on your hardwood, but you’re not going to get rid of your pet, so, many people ask me, “what’s the best way to protect my hardwood floor from scratches from my dog?” Continue reading Pets and your hardwood floors

Taking down walls

When doing renovations, one popular option, is to remove walls and open up the space. With that, you may have to repair or install more hardwood afterward, where the walls used to be. Here is a repair that was recently completed. What used to be a closet in an entry, was removed to open up the smaller entry, and the area needed to be filled in with matching wood. Continue reading Taking down walls