Universal Design: Aging In Place Home Design

Universal Design: Aging In Place Home Design

We’re getting old. Did you know that in less than twenty years, one in 5 people will be over the age of 65 years old in America? But, as we’re getting older, we’re also living longer and healthier lives. So, does this mean that there will be mass migration from homes...
Why Eucalyptus Flooring Is A Healthy Choice

Why Eucalyptus Flooring Is A Healthy Choice

A lot of research has been done showing the enormous health benefits of eucalyptus. And while we are certain none of them apply to eucalyptus flooring, there is a case to be made that installing this material for your next floor, is indeed, a different type of healthy...
Does Floating Floors Mean What You Think?

Does Floating Floors Mean What You Think?

In the classic film, The Princess Bride, fictional character Inigo Montoya made this famous quote, “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” For most, outside of the industry, the same just might apply to the understanding of the use...
What Is Hand Scraped Flooring?

What Is Hand Scraped Flooring?

Not only is the floor the foundation for life, it is also one of the most commented on and complimented components of any house. Yet, time and time again, if there is one look for flooring that stands head and shoulders above the rest, it’s the wood floor. If you have...
Laminate Wood Flooring – What You Need To Know

Laminate Wood Flooring – What You Need To Know

Capturing the aesthetics of real wood, laminate wood flooring, with its layered construction for durability, is a stylish, affordable and popular choice for many homeowners and businesses. Though laminate flooring was invented in 1977 by the Swedish company Pergo,...
5 Considerations When Picking Engineered Wood Flooring

5 Considerations When Picking Engineered Wood Flooring

When you stand back and visually compare solid hardwood flooring vs engineered wood floors it’s often difficult to even tell them apart. Their color selections, style choices and grains are nearly mirror images to one another. in fact, many times you would need...
Can Hardwood Floors Increase Home Value?

Can Hardwood Floors Increase Home Value?

One of the most frequently searched and asked questions about home value is if hardwood floors actually increase the value of a home. This is something we are asked quick frequently, as are many real estate professionals that we talk to. It’s important that we...
You’ve Never Seen Crazy Wood Floors Like These

You’ve Never Seen Crazy Wood Floors Like These

Most of us will never build a multi-million dollar mansion for ourselves or be able to afford extravagant woodwork and gold covered fixtures. Though this is true, we are able to have luxurious hardwood flooring of the highest quality, style and durability thanks to...
What Wood Species Are Most Common For Wood Floors?

What Wood Species Are Most Common For Wood Floors?

What are the most common wood floor species? This is a question that we get fairly frequently and from our research, one that many wood floor buyers have in general. When addressing the question of what are the most popular wood floor species, I think it is also...