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Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen’s Timeless Los Angeles Mansion

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen’s Timeless Los Angeles Mansion

Most of us cannot relate to the lives of the rich and famous, but we like to daydream about living in their beautiful homes. Tom Brady, the quarterback for the New England Patriots, and his wife, Gisele Bundchen, a Brazilian fashion model and actress, live in one of those amazing celebrity homes that we can only dream of. Although this ... Read More »

Do I Have To Worry About Formaldehyde In Engineered Hardwoods?

Do I Have To Worry About Formaldehyde In Engineered Hardwoods?

Dear Elisia, While you don’t have to necessarily worry about formaldehyde in your engineered hardwood, you should be aware that there is formaldehyde in your engineered hardwood. We know that formaldehyde in your flooring can sound really scary, but unless the levels are above what the California Air Resource Board determined is safe, you have nothing to worry about. You can easily tell ... Read More »

What’s The Best Way To Install Engineered Hardwood?

What’s The Best Way To Install Engineered Hardwood?

Dear Ali, The great thing about engineered hardwood is that it can be installed a few ways, depending on the situation! The three recommended ways is floating, gluing, or nail/staple installation. We will help you determine which installation type is right for your installation situation! Preparation Regardless of which installation type you choose, you should always prepare your subfloor and ... Read More »

I Live In Florida And I Want Hardwood Floors. Recommendations?

I Live In Florida And I Want Hardwood Floors. Recommendations?

Dear James, We’re really glad you came to us with this question! Since you live in Florida, you know the climate and the humidity can fluctuate drastically. Choosing the correct hardwood flooring type is essential to having a beautiful flooring that will last! Choose Engineered Hardwood Due to temperature fluctuations, we would recommend an engineered hardwood due to the stability and ... Read More »

Can I Store Hardwood Flooring in a Garage?

Can I Store Hardwood Flooring in a Garage?

Dear Meredith, How exciting! Getting new flooring can change the look of your home. We’re excited for you! It sounds like you made a smart choice in purchasing a little bit of extra material just in case something goes wrong during the installation. Having extra hardwood flooring on hand is a good idea so that no wrong cut or measurement ... Read More »

Installing Hardwood Flooring With Dogs

Installing Hardwood Flooring With Dogs

Dear Savannah, Hardwood flooring is stunning. It has a rich finish and beautifully natural appeal. We can certainly understand why it’s your top pick for your house. Still, its natural allure does bring a few downsides. The wood itself is softer than most other flooring, so it’s easily scratched or dented. Unlike laminate or vinyl flooring that mimics the look ... Read More »

How to Prevent Hardwood Flooring from Fading

How to Prevent Hardwood Flooring from Fading

Dear Paul, As much of an eyesore as the varied colors might be, it’s completely natural to have your hardwood flooring change colors over time. The portion of it that’s exposed to the light will fade as the UV rays do their damage. The portion that’s hidden safely under your area rugs will stay the bright, shiny, darker version of ... Read More »

What You Need to Know About The Different Hardwood Flooring Moldings

What You Need to Know About The Different Hardwood Flooring Moldings

Dear Hilary, Congratulations on your flooring project! This is an exciting time. When the installation begins, you’ll quickly find your hardwood flooring will need a few finishing touches. This is the molding. The moldings are used to hide certain areas where there are sharp drop offs or necessary gaps. It gives your flooring project a completed look. Although there are ... Read More »

How To Get Stains Out of Hardwood Flooring

How To Get Stains Out of Hardwood Flooring

Dear Harry, Yikes! We hate to hear of brand new hardwood floors getting hurt. The good news is, there is something you can do about it without having to replace your flooring. You’re probably worried about how to clean your flooring because you know the dangers of moisture on hardwood. You cannot soak the stain in hopes that it’ll come ... Read More »

What Are Some of the Dangers of Hardwood Floors and Moisture?

What Are Some of the Dangers of Hardwood Floors and Moisture?

Dear Sandy, Your sister is right. Moisture poses a huge threat to hardwood floors. Basements are especially prone to damage from water seeping through the subfloor or high humidity levels. Here’s why: Hardwood is moisture loving. If there is extra moisture on the floor or in the air, in the form of humidity, hardwood flooring will do it’s best to ... Read More »