Choosing a wood floor contractor

Choosing a wood floor contractor

How do you choose a wood floor contractor? Choosing a wood floor contractor is an essential part of home renovation, and there are significant problems associated with selecting an inexperienced floor contractor to install or refinish your wood flooring. To avoid...
Environmentally Friendly Floor Finishes

Environmentally Friendly Floor Finishes

What is an environmentally friendly finish? Most of the products used to refinish wood flooring contain chemicals known as volatile organic compounds. VOCs reduce air quality within your home and pose both short- and long-term health effects. Understanding how long...
Caring for wood floors

Caring for wood floors

How to Maintain a Finished Wood Floor? Caring for wood floors can be quick and easy with the right products and information. No matter what kind of wood floor or finish you have, specific steps must be taken to maintain a new or existing wood floor. Regular...
Dust free floor sanding

Dust free floor sanding

How much dust is created when floor sanding and polishing? It’s a common misconception that floor sanders produce significant dust. While it’s true that the standard industry dust-free machinery is fitted with internal fans and dust bags,  the process is...
Choosing a floor finish

Choosing a floor finish

Why do we recommend water-based floor finishes? Choosing a floor finish to coat a wood floor? Two types of polyurethane are available: oil-based (solvent-borne) and water-based urethane (water-borne). Oil-based products were originally the standard in the industry...
Refinishing a wood floor

Refinishing a wood floor

How to refinish a wood floor? If you choose to refinish a wood floor yourself rather than engage an experienced floor refinishing professional, you will need to understand the pros and cons of both options. Refinishing a wood floor yourself may reduce the overall cost...