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What Is Reclaimed Hardwood?

November 25, 2020 11:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether you’re a seasoned renovator or just taking on your first project, the choices you have to make can seem overwhelming. Couple that with the desire to both achieve the right look and minimize your carbon footprint, and you can face some tough decisions. Fortunately, reclaimed hardwood in Santa Cruz, CA checks all of these boxes for many of our customers. Reclaimed hardwood is any lumber that’s been used for a previous building project. It might come from an old barn’s siding or from the floor of a century-old house, but it always provides a unique and comfortable look that’s... View Article

What Is the Moisture Content of Our Hardwood Floors?

August 21, 2020 11:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When you decide to invest in hardwood flooring, you want to make sure you’re getting your money’s worth. Unfortunately, a lot of homeowners don’t know enough about floor selection to make the best decision when it comes to hardwood products. Understanding more about some of the technical aspects of hardwood flooring selection can help you make a better choice for your project. Keep reading to learn about moisture in hardwood flooring and find out the moisture content of our hardwood floors in Santa Cruz, CA. Moisture content and hardwood flooring Hardwood flooring is supposed to stay dry, but it’s impossible... View Article

Can a Hardwood Floor Be Floated?

August 7, 2020 11:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Installing new hardwood flooring can make a huge difference in the look and feel of a space. Not only does hardwood flooring boost the aesthetic appeal of a home, it can also boost its value and functionality. To enjoy all the benefits of your new hardwood floor, it’s important to start with effective installation. So, can a hardwood floor be floated in Santa Cruz, CA? Keep reading to find out the answer. What is floor floating? Floor floating is an installation technique in which flooring is installed over a subfloor or other layer without the use of nails or adhesives.... View Article

Hardwood vs. Laminate Flooring: Everything You Need to Know!

April 6, 2020 2:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Out of all the flooring options out there, hardwood and laminate are two of the best on the market. Both materials have their own advantages and disadvantages, which makes choosing between the two all that more difficult. This post is intended to help you decide which flooring is right for you by pointing out the differences and similarities between hardwood vs. laminate wood flooring in Santa Cruz, CA. Appearance The beauty of hardwood floors is tough to match. However, high-end laminate comes pretty close! Laminate floors are made of composite wood pieces that are pressed together. The image of hardwood... View Article

How Long Do Hardwood Floors Need to Acclimate?

March 23, 2020 8:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whenever you’re considering a change to your home or business, there’s a number of factors that you always need to keep in mind. These can really run the gamut, and range from the choice of contractor to what’s in style to what various materials might cost if you are hoping to implement them in your home’s new or updated design. One thing many people might not initially consider is how long it takes for these changes to “settle in”—how long does it take for different types of paint to dry, or for glue to come to room temperature, or for... View Article