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Which Way Should Your Hardwood Floors Run?

Which direction should you run your hardwood floors?

You’ve decided to install hardwood floors in your Bay Area home. After spending hours debating between natural and engineered hardwood, color, and finish, you have one more decision to make: which way should your floors run. The answer lies within your house and your vision.

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Oak vs. Cherry Hardwood Floors

Cherry or Oak wood floors? Let’s dig into the pros and cons of each.

Hardwood floors add grandeur to Bay Area homes, and they generally deliver strong returns on investment as well. After all, beautiful floors make homes more desirable. And people will pay a premium for more desirable homes.

oak hardwood floors or cherry hardwood floors

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Top 3 Myths About Hardwood Floors

Get the facts straight: Busting 3 major hardwood flooring myths.

Let’s first state the obvious: hardwood floors are beautiful. They add value to Bay Area homes; and they generally make for a great investment. That said, many people nevertheless shy away from installing hardwood floors or even exploring how and where they could be used due to the following three myths. It’s high time to debunk them for good!Hardwood flooring facts myths (more…)

Best Interior Paint Colors to Match Hardwood Floors

Matching paint with wood floors tipsTips on matching your hardwood floor stain with your wall paint color.

What are the best colors to paint your walls and trim? A huge constellation of factors comes into play. However, if your rooms have hardwood flooring, two components will be especially critical: 1) the colors and undertones of the wood and 2) your personal style. Study your floor, and decide how neutral or bold you want to be. (more…)

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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