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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[...]

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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[...]

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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[...]

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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[...]

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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[...]

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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[...]

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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,[...]

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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[...]

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Avoiding Holiday Mishaps: Tips to Protect Your Wood Floors this Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us—the time for decking the halls, stringing the lights, trimming the tree and otherwise making our homes look their most festive. It’s also the season for family and friends, Thanksgiving feasts, Christmas parties and so[...]

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Floors that Last: Extending the Lifespan of your Hardwood Floors

Have you ever been in a building that is over 100 years old—one that still has its original hardwood floors? The planks might be dull, scratched, creaky or even a bit warped—but they’re still there. You can walk on them.[...]

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