Category: Cleaning & Maintenance

4 Ways NOT To Clean Your Wood Floors

Wood floors are known for their durability and easy maintenance requirements. But, you might be hurting your floors or the finish that protects them by cleaning them the wrong way. The wood floors in your home are designed to last for many years, if not the entire life of your home – if you take …

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Got allergies or asthma? Wood floors can help!

You know the symptoms: red, scratchy eyes. Sneezing, coughing, rashes, and worse. For those suffering from allergies or asthma, the stress of always trying to avoid triggers or getting through those times of the year when allergies are the worst, can take its toll on you and your family. Your home should be a place …

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Why wood floors are best for kids and pets

Kids and pets can be dangerous – for your floors, that is. The combination of small humans and animals running around, playing, drooling, and doing what kids and pets do, takes a toll on your house in general. Your floors are the single surface you and your family spend the most time touching in your …

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Wood Floor Scratches: 3 Ways to Protect Your Wood Floors

The first scratch is always the worst. Whether your car, your shiny iPhone, or your new hardwood floors, a scratch or gouge can make you feel like the whole thing is ruined. For a while, a few more marks of “wear and tear” get added in. Then slowly over time you accept that your brand …

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How To Fix A Deep Gouge in Wire-Brushed Wood Flooring

A deep gouge in a wire brushed floor may seem like a nightmare to fix, and a good candidate for a full board replacement. If the gouge is deep enough, the raw wood is probably showing through. Plus, the wire-brushed texture makes this seem like a complicated fix that putty is not going to do …

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