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Hardwood Floor Spring Cleaning Tips

Woman Spring Cleaning Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Keep Hardwood Flooring Looking New

Proper hardwood floor cleaning techniques can maintain the beauty of your hardwood floors for years, but using the wrong vacuum cleaner or cleaning solution could damage the finish and result in expensive restoration or repair bills. (more…)

How Hardwood Flooring Can Increase the Value of Your Home

Hardwood Floors Installed in Cupertino BedroomPopular and Long Lasting

Have you decided to put your South Bay house on the market to sell?  Or perhaps you want to improve the appearance of your home to enjoy for many more years before deciding to move.  Either way, it’s difficult to resist the beauty and return on investment of hardwood flooring.

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Steps To Picking The Perfect Hardwood Floor For Your Home

The Best Floor Options For Your House

Best Hardwood Floor

Builders and developers agree that hardwood floors offer a classy and timeless aesthetic. But the sheer number of flooring options can make it difficult for you to choose the right materials and patterns. Follow these steps to select the most appropriate and economic choice.

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Engineered Hardwood vs. Laminate Flooring: How to Decide

How To Choose The Right Kind Of Floor

Engineered Hardwood Floors in A Living Room

Choosing the type and category of flooring for a Bay Area remodel should be relatively simple and stress free. After all, although it will have implications for your maintenance schedule and home’s aesthetics, it’s not exactly a life or death decision. Yet many people get surprisingly stuck and hung up over it. Let’s break down the options, so you can make a better choice.

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Hardwood Floor Cleaning Dos and Don’ts

How to Clean Your Floors The Right Way

Shiny Hardwood Floor Installed in Saratoga

After your prefinished hardwood floors installation is complete, you will want to know how to keep your floors looking like new for as long as possible. Proper cleaning not only keeps your hardwood floors looking their best, but it also removes debris that could damage the floor over time and set the stage for mold, mildew and nasty structural damage that could compromise safety. Below are some do’s and don’ts for maintaining shining, structurally sound floors. 

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What’s Hiding in Your Carpet?

 Why You Need to Replace Your Old Carpet with Hardwood Floors

Close-up of Carpet to be replaced with hardwood floors installation

Although it may not be obvious, since it doesn’t actively emit particles that you consciously detect or see, carpeting can be far one of the biggest sources of pollution in your home. For cleaner air, consider replacing your carpet with prefinished hardwood floors. Let’s explore some critical science that explains why this type of action is necessary.

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Wax On, Wax Off

What to Do When Wax Ends Up on Your Hardwood Floors

 

Candle Wax on Engineered Hardwood Floors Children of the 1980s still vividly remember Mr. Miyagi (from the movie, The Karate Kid) imploring his young protégé, Daniel-san, to wax his car – a subtle way of teaching him the value of repetitive practice and muscle memory for key karate defenses. But what happens when real life wax winds up on your floors? Do you need a professional hardwood floor repair team to come to the rescue, or can you handle the job yourself? (more…)

How Hardwood Floors Installation Benefits Your Business

Looking to Add Value and Comfort to your Office? Consider Hardwood Floors Installation

Hardwood Floors installed in Saratoga office

Whether you run a Bay Area dentist office or manage a retail store that’s looking to attract more traffic and increase ROI, hardwood floors can benefit your business in a number of surprising ways. Whether you opt for solid or engineered hardwood floors, here’s what you can expect, provided you install the flooring according to best practices and maintain it well:

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What’s the Best Vacuums for your Hardwood Floors?

Quality Vacuums Can Make Caring for Engineered Hardwood Floors Simple

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Whether you’re remodeling your Bay Area home or exploring more effective processes for up-keeping a commercial property by the water, you want insight into how to make your floor-cleaning and vacuuming as efficient as possible. After you’ve completed your hardwood floors installation, you will want to keep your floors in excellent shape possible to avoid expensive repair costs. One smart and simple solution is to vacuum frequently. A good vacuum can remove debris from even the deepest cracks and crevices of your floor, thus preventing a buildup of dirt and water and humidity-related damage over time. (more…)