If you have shopped for hardwood floors, you have probably debated the pros and cons of pre-finished hardwood floors vs. site finished hardwood floors. It’s a legitimate debate. Both types of hardwood floors have merit so the real question is which solution is better for your site and which meets your personal preferences. Continue reading “Pros And Cons: Prefinished vs. Site Finished Hardwood”
In Dallas – Fort Worth and the surrounding areas, a popular trend is for homeowners and businesses with new or recently refinished hardwood floors and stairs to paint the stair risers. Many homeowners feel this is a painless expense and a practical improvement with benefits.
Distinctive hardwood stairs say a lot about a property’s quality and painted risers can make a lasting impression and actually emphasize the quality and natural beauty of the stairs better than solid hardwood risers. Homeowners and business owners primarily choose to paint risers for aesthetic reasons but regardless of the type of wood used for the stair, the painting process remains the same.
White risers tend to highlight the natural wood stairs but also make the staircase and surrounding walls look more spacious. Whether you choose to paint the risers yourself or opt to hire a contractor, be sure these steps are followed for best results.
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Installing bamboo flooring and bamboo stairs makes sense because bamboo has eye appeal, is extremely durable and is a renewable resource that homeowners and business owners around Fort Worth really enjoy. At Hardwood Floors Fort Worth, our bamboo floor installers take great pride in our detailed, precise and safety first workmanship. Here’s how we install bamboo stairs our clients are proud to display and use. Continue reading “Bamboo Floor Installation in a Fort Worth Home”
Because there is so much at stake and because no two hardwood floors are exactly the same, refinishing hardwood floors is not a job for inexperienced amateurs. The steps may seem similar in a complete refinish job but the devil is in the details and the best guides are experience and knowledge, the two biggest reasons amateurs make mistakes. If you value your hardwood floor investment, let our professionals protect your investment and add years to your floor’s life.
Engineered wood floor sales are through the roof! Technical advances have made engineered wood floors the most popular and most practical choice for residential and commercial floor coverings. These real wood floors dominate the flooring marketplace because they are: Continue reading “The Definitive Guide to Engineered Wood Floors”
If you have pets and have invested in solid hardwood floors, it is imperative that you be prepared to remove urine smells, residue and stains from your heady investment. Even if your pet is thoroughly housebroken, accidents happen and usually it is when the homeowner is not present which makes the likelihood of staining more likely. Continue reading “How to Remove Smells and Stains from Hardwood Floors”
Now that you have made the decision to invest in a hardwood or engineered floor of your choice, the most important step is to find the best wood floor installation expert in Fort Worth. Before you start combing the internet or asking for a reference from your neighbors or hardwood floor supplier, you can better understand the task at hand if you understand the challenges your hardwood floor installer must solve.
Hardwood floor refinishers in Fort Worth report that professionally treated wood floors should last between 10 and 20 years before the next refinishing. But, as with other home improvements, buyer beware; not all wood floor refinishers work the same way or use the same refinishing products.
Fort Worth homeowners and builders are bursting with pride over their stunning hardwood wide plank floors. Industry insiders, builders and homeowners in Fort Worth agree that the most impressive characteristic of wide plank floors is the accent on the wood’s natural beauty. But, strong demand in Fort Worth suggests the attraction runs deeper than pure aesthetics.
Fort Worth loves hardwood floors but there is an undeniable trend toward engineered wood floors. You read that right; many builders, renovators, homeowners, business owners and designers are opting for new and improved engineered wood floors over their solid hardwood and solid wide plank floor cousins.