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Can we put hardwood flooring over an existing floor?

In some situations an engineered wood floor can be floated (or glued down) over the top of an existing floor. The existing flooring has to be fully adhered to the sub-floor and be compressed enough so there is no bounce. Be sure to read the manufacturer’s...

Is it safe to use hardwood flooring in a kitchen?

We suggest you exercise caution and get an extra coat of sealant in kitchens. A kitchen is prone to food and liquid spills which can raise the wood’s grain or permanently stain or damage a hardwood floors finish. Be sure to wipe up spills immediately and use a...

What is the most durable hardwood floor available?

Most hardwood floors are treated with up to 10 coats of an aluminum oxide finish. This can help give softer species of wood a more long lasting durability. You should think about the style and color of your wood first and leave durability to be a secondary factor. We...