Categories for Hardwood Flooring

How to Know When to Refinish or Replace Your Hardwood Floors in Flint, MI

January 29, 2019

In almost every scenario, it’s going to be preferable to refinish your hardwood floors rather than replace them—hardwood is designed to last for decades, and it is much more expensive and inconvenient to have to replace it rather than to refinish the existing wood you already have in your home. Even by refinishing, you’ll still be able to change the color, fill gaps and patch knots. There are, however, some circumstances in which it does make sense to replace your floors, which means you should know the situations in which you should refinish versus replace your hardwood flooring in Flint,... View Article

Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Hardwood Floors

January 15, 2019

Are you in the market for new hardwood flooring in Flint, MI? You might not realize that you have the choice between solid hardwood and engineered wood—or even that engineered wood exists. Solid hardwood is, obviously, 100 percent hardwood, while engineered hardwood is made up of layers, the top and bottom layers being 100 percent natural wood and the middle five to seven layers being plywood that crisscrosses in multiple directions. Both of these options can be highly valuable and attractive in your home. But how exactly do they compare, and what factors should you examine when making your flooring... View Article

Kitchen and Bath Cabinets: The Importance of Soft-Close Doors and Drawers

July 27, 2018

Completely remodeling a kitchen or bathroom gives you the opportunity to create the space of your dreams. For some, this might mean a spacious kitchen island, or a luxurious bathtub seemingly fit for a spa. Unfortunately, many small, but impactful upgrades are often passed over as homeowners are focused on big-ticket items. But some of the seemingly simplest upgrades can make the biggest difference in a newly remodeled space, like soft-close doors and cabinets. You might be wondering how soft-close doors and drawers could possibly compare to a tiled backsplash or quartz countertops. However, the benefits of this closing system... View Article

Can I Install Hardwood Flooring in My Kitchen?

June 14, 2018

It’s a well-known fact that installing hardwood floors in overly moist environments, like bathrooms, is a bad idea. When subjected to moisture, wood absorbs water and swells, often resulting in long-term damage and permanent disfiguration. Kitchens, however, are moderately moist environments that can, under certain circumstances, be suitable for hardwood floors. If you’re looking for beautiful, interesting and exciting flooring to use in your kitchen, you may want to consider several types of hardwood and alternative flooring solutions. Hardwood flooring in Flint, MI is a great option for many homeowners hoping to spruce up their kitchens and add value to... View Article

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