We have tried to put together resources and responses to some the most frequently asked questions of our sales and installation staff and some basic information that may be helpful during your decision-making process.
We always recommend you take some time to meet with one of our hardwood flooring experts in our Newark, DE showroom or schedule a no obligation in-home visit with one our trained consultants. We can review your needs and budget and make appropriate recommendations and provide you with an estimate.
Cuts of Hardwood Flooring
The angle at which a board is cut determines how the finished product looks. Wood flooring is either plain sawn, quarter sawn or rift sawn.
Environmental Benefits of Hardwood Flooring
Find out why hardwood is better for indoor air quality, a healthier flooring choice for pet owners, a sustainable resource, and much more.
Grades of Wood Flooring
Understand the grading system based on the amount of “character” (knots, mineral streaks, color variation within and between boards, etc.) that will appear in your floor after it’s been installed, sanded, and finished.
Hardwood Floor Care and Maintenance
Follow these steps to minimize maintenance and maintain the beauty and longevity of your wood floors as well.
Site-Finished vs Prefinished Hardwood Flooring
Understand the benefits and drawbacks to each hardwood flooring type before you commit.
Refinishing vs Replacing Hardwood Floors
We have broken down the primary criteria used by our customers to decide if replacing is better than refinishing for them.
Solid Hardwood vs Engineered Hardwood
Both are made from real wood but solid is one continuous piece while engineered includes multiple layers. But what does that mean for you?
What is Janka Hardness Rating?
The Janka hardness test measures the resistance of a type of wood to withstand denting and wear.
What to Expect During Installation or Refinishing
Once you have decided to install or refinish a hardwood floor, you may wonder what will happen next. Know what to expect before, during, and after the work takes place.
Wood Floor Finishes
Learn about today’s wood floor finishes. These finishes are usually urethanes and remain on the surface of the wood and form a protective coating.
The Best Flooring to Increase Home Value
Can installing the right flooring increase the overall value of your home? The answer is yes. This guide explores the best flooring options for homeowners.
How Long Does Hardwood Floor Installation Take?
Many factors go into determining the overall length of time for installation to be completed. Each installation project is unique, but we’ve gathered some general rules that apply.