Hardwood floors can give a classic and beautiful look to your home's interior, but they also require special care and maintenance to keep them looking their best. Here are some tips to help you clean and maintain your hardwood floors. Prevent Damage One of the best ways to keep your hardwood floors looking their best is to clean them regularly to prevent damage. Damage can still occur from the claws of any pets in your home, accidentally dropping heavy or sharp items onto the floor, and scratches to the floor from sliding furniture, but regular cleaning can prevent additional damage.
28 August 2017
Upgrading your floor is often a matter of necessity as much as it is a matter of style. That is, your floor might be worn out and susceptible to water damage if you don't properly maintain it over the years. The fact of the matter is, floors are often the first thing that need to be upgraded in a home. But updating your flooring is also a great way to make your rooms look more modern.
18 August 2017
Having carpet installed in your commercial building takes careful thought so the patterns line up and the seams are in the ideal location. Your carpet installers put in a lot of planning before the actual work even begins so the job will go as smoothly and quickly as possible. Here are a few important things to know about commercial carpet installation. Picking The Carpet There are several options in commercial carpet and two of the most important things to consider are pile density and color.
12 August 2017
If your home has hardwood floors, you will need to have a fairly reasonable understanding of the needs of this type of flooring option. Yet, homeowners will often find themselves making mistakes that greatly compromise the appearance and integrity of the floor. Will Rugs Damage Your Hardwood Floors? There is a common assumption that placing rugs on hardwood flooring can cause considerable damage to them. Often, this belief is based on the idea that these rugs will scratch the floors or trap moisture against them.
11 August 2017
Hardwood flooring is an aesthetically pleasing and affordable type of flooring that is suitable for both business and residential properties. Yet, common pieces of misinformation can contribute to people choosing other options, which may not be as affordable or as attractive. This makes correcting these ideas about hardwood flooring essential. Myth: Your New Wood Floors Will Be Extremely Susceptible To Becoming Scratched A common reason for individuals to avoid having hardwood floors installed is a fear of them becoming easily scratched.
9 August 2017
Refinishing hardwood floors can be done in a number of ways. Different hardwood dustless sanding techniques are appropriate for different situations and types of hardwood. A full "sand and stain" is the most comprehensive way to refinish hardwood. Alternatively, a "buff and stain" is a slightly quicker process. You can also just apply stain directly over your existing finish. This article explains the processes and results of each approach. It should help you determine which method will be the best for your property.
6 August 2017
As a homeowner, you will most likely need to replace flooring at one point in time. Age and basic wear and tear can all wreak havoc on the floors of each room in your house. Unfortunately, selecting the best option for your home can be difficult due to the various options on the market. Considering an estimated 54 percent of buyers will pay more for a home with hardwoods, this flooring option is a smart investment.
4 August 2017
If you need to patch a damaged section of your home's wall-to-wall carpeting, then you can make the repair yourself by seaming together two sections of carpet. For this DIY project you will need to use the following tools: carpet row cutter tool carpet gluing iron a strip of carpet glue a smooth carpet brayer To properly make a professional seam in the carpet, follow this simple procedure: Step 1: Heat Up Your Carpet Glue Iron
3 August 2017
Tile is beautiful, but over time it can stain, discolor from the sun or from use, grout lines can become discolored, or it may not be your style any longer. Tile is a strong material choice for your floors, which makes it a little more difficult to remove as well. If you have a lot of tile you may want to hire a floor removal company to help you out. If it's not too big of a job, you can attempt it yourself, but note it is a fairly messy job.
3 August 2017
Wearing shoes indoors can come with some problems since shoes can often track inside grime such as rocks and dirt that could ruin your hardwood flooring. If you're concerned that your shoes could damage your hard flooring, there are a number of things that you can do to improve how your hard flooring is protected. Instead of looking into just any type of floors and simply hoping for the best when wearing your shoes inside, consider the following tips so that your floors are better protected and don't show as much wear and tear:
2 August 2017