Don’t Fear Hardwood Flooring. This Is Why.

By |October 31st, 2016|

With so many options for flooring these days it’s hard to come to a comfortable decision on what is right for your home, business, client’s project, etc. Each and every product on the market has its advantages and disadvantages. There really is no “perfect” flooring option. Since the days of dirt floors, there really has […]

Flooring Acclimation: Why Is It Important?

By |September 15th, 2016|

Acclimation is the pre-installation process of letting the flooring materials breathe and become accustomed to the surroundings in which they will spend their life. In most cases carpet, ceramic, porcelain, stone, and residential sheet vinyl do not need to acclimate to their surroundings prior to installation. However, hardwood, laminate, and most vinyl plank do require […]

What is Janka Hardness Scale? Everything to Know About Wooden Floor Testing

By |July 18th, 2016|

If you’ve had new wood flooring placed in your home recently, you’ve probably asked yourself “What is the Janka Hardness Scale?” after hearing experts talk about it. This might sound like some exotic principle, but it’s simply a scale measuring the hardness of wood.

It’s worth knowing more details about the Janka scale, because it tells […]

American Walnut: What You Need to Know About This Popular Hardwood Species

By |July 14th, 2016|

Out of all wood species, American Walnut gets chosen often as a favorite hardwood species to use in flooring and other furniture thanks to its durability. Sometimes known as Black American Walnut, many choose this because it gives a darker and richer color to floors compared to other commonly used woods. Nevertheless, American Walnut isn’t quite as plentiful as […]

What is Lacey Act Compliance?

By |May 11th, 2016|

One thing we’re pretty proud about is that our wood is Lacey Act Compliant. If you’re not familiar, then you’re probably saying to yourself “That’s great, Taylor, but why should I care about that?”

Here’s the deal: there are wood products on the market (in multiple markets) that have been made from illegally sourced timber. Unfortunately, […]

Click Floor Design Ideas

By |December 22nd, 2015|

If you’ve read any of my articles before, then you know that I speak with a lot of customers on a daily basis. In those conversations, I often get asked, “what do you recommend?” Well, I can say with 100% certainty that click flooring is the way to go.

Click flooring is a type of flooring […]

Maple Wood Floor Plank Patterns

By |December 21st, 2015|

Determining how to pattern your floor – whether tile or otherwise – is an important part of designing your home. A home’s flooring is meant to last as long as possible, so having the right floor pattern reflects your personality.

Hardwood is a popular floor covering, maple hardwood flooring being a more popular species due to […]

Beautiful Wood Floor Design Ideas for Your Home

By |November 17th, 2015|

In the world of hardwood flooring, the options for wood floor design ideas are utterly endless. You can select simple, yet timeless woods and finishes or add ornamental flare. We’ve collected a few of our favorite top design ideas for wood floors to help give you some inspiration as you plan your upcoming installation, or […]

How to Clean Hardwood Floors

By |November 11th, 2015|

A floor is bound to get a little dust and dirt build-up with the foot traffic it experiences on a daily basis. This should not deter you, though. Maintaining a clean hardwood floor may seem like a daunting, complicated task. However, it’s really quite simple if you put some preventive measures in place and care […]