Which Subfloors Are Approved for GoHaus Flooring?

By |March 25th, 2016|

Depending on the flooring material and the installation method, certain subfloors are better suited for the job. With GoHaus flooring, here’s is a break down of the preferred subfloors based on flooring material we carry.

Vinyl Click-Lock Flooring 

Click-lock vinyl (also known as interlocking vinyl) is one of the most versatile, in regards to compatibility with subfloors. Click […]

Can I Refinish Engineered Wood?

By |February 17th, 2016|

What is Engineered Hardwood?

Let’s first briefly address the construction of engineered wood. Engineered hardwood flooring is a product made up of a core of hardwood, plywood and or HDF with a top layer of hardwood veneer that is glued on the top surface. The layers of the flooring are made with a cross like pattern to create stability and […]

Does Engineered Wood Become Unstable?

By |February 16th, 2016|

Because of the way engineered wood is constructed, the planks – and resulting finished floor – are more stable than solid wood planks.

What do I mean by stability? Well, solid wood floors are considered a living piece of material because of its reaction to its environment. And by “environment,” I mean humidity. Solid wood flooring […]

How to Install Engineered Hardwood Flooring

By |April 28th, 2015|

Engineered hardwood is becoming an increasingly popular flooring choice these days, especially because it’s more resistant to moisture and humidity unlike solid hardwood (you can read all about the differences between the two woods here). If that was one of the many selling points for you, then you may be well on your way to […]

Engineered Hardwood vs. Solid Hardwood

By |April 22nd, 2015|

There are two types of hardwood floors: solid and engineered. Both are made from real wood. Both are made with factory finishes. Both can be refinished. Other than that, there are plenty of differences between the two types of hardwood.
Solid hardwood
Solid wood planks are milled from a single piece of hardwood and covered with a […]