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Stress-Free Holidays: Your Wood Floor Protection Checklist
The holidays are upon us once again, which means it’s time to remind our customers to take steps to protect their hardwood floors from the extra wear and tear that can happen with holiday guests, additional foot traffic, and occasional[...]read more
Refinish or Replace Your Wood Floors? 5 Ways to Know
You’ve had your hardwood flooring for several years now (or perhaps many years)…and you’ve noticed the floors don’t have the same sheen or sense of warmth that they once did. They’re showing the signs of age and wear–dulling, scuffs, scratches,[...]read more
Three Important Reasons NOT to Try Refinishing a Wood Floor Yourself
Even with the best care and maintenance, eventually your hardwood floors will show signs of wear. Minor scratches here and there, fading from the sunlight, constant changes in humidity levels—all of these factors can combine to make your floors lose[...]read more
Can a Christmas Tree Damage My Hardwood Floors?
‘Tis the season, and as the holidays once again get underway, we see the decorated Christmas trees showing up in living rooms (and inside front windows) all across Green Country. A lot of families have even put their trees up[...]read more
6 Common Threats to Hardwood Floors (and What to Do About Them)
When properly installed, cared for and maintained, hardwood floors can add a richness and beauty to your home to last for generations. But wood is also a natural resource, and like anything else in nature, wood has a few natural[...]read more
A Post-Holiday Cleanup Checklist for Your Hardwood Floors
The presents have been opened, the turkey has been devoured, your supply of egg nog is depleted, and the last lingering relatives have just departed. The holidays have been wonderful, but now you’re facing the dreaded post-holiday cleanup. It’s a[...]read more
Moving In? Here’s How to Safeguard Your Wood Floors
It’s the stuff of nightmares. You just bought a new construction home with beautiful new hardwood floors installed, or maybe an existing home with beautifully restored vintage wood floors. But as you’re moving in, someone carelessly drags a sofa leg[...]read more
Protect Your Hardwood Floors from the Summer Sun and Humidity
As summer gets underway here in the Tulsa area, our minds naturally turn to things like vacations, outdoor grilling, cold watermelon, family gatherings, water sports, and so on. Your hardwood floors are probably the last thing on your mind right[...]read more
Cupping and Crowning: What They Are and What You Can Do About Them
It’s the stuff of nightmares for a homeowner. You install a beautiful new hardwood floor in your home, perhaps even a custom design. You’re incredibly proud of the floor; you take great pains to keep it looking at its best,[...]read more
Hardwood Floors and Cold Weather: Should You Be Concerned?
The winter months can be highly unpredictable here in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Some winters are fairly mild temperature-wise, while sometimes (like recently) we have sharp cold snaps, along with snow and ice. Sometimes we have generous portions of both warm and[...]read more