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Nov
14
2017

Everything You Need to Know About Hardwood Floors

Get Educated on Hardwood Flooring

Are you dreaming about having hardwood floors installed throughout your home? Hardwood floors are an amazing addition to virtually any home or room. They will instantly make your house feel like a home. U.S. Superior Stone & Tile are the local professionals when it comes to installing hardwood flooring.

There are so many reasons that homeowners across the country choose hardwood floors. They are durable, timeless, and beautiful! Our team has put together everything you need to know about hardwood flooring before you even give us a call.

There are two main types of hardwood used to make hardwood floorboards: solid and engineered. Both types are made from 100% wood, but each has its own advantages.

Solid Hardwood

Solid hardwood floors are made of solid wood. One board of solid hardwood is made from a single piece of wood. It has a gorgeous, unique finish and appearance. Solid hardwood floors can look great in any room; however, we typically would not install solid hardwood in the basement or kitchen because it will expand and contract based on the temperature and humidity.

Engineered Hardwood

Engineered hardwood is made from several pieces of wood, typically three to five, that are bonded together into layers. It is cheaper and easier to install than solid hardwood, and it is safe to install in almost all areas of the house!  

So How Do You Keep Your Harwood Floors Looking New?

After you have your hardwood floors installed, you will then need to preserve them! Here are some tips that will keep your floors beautiful and flawless:

  • Don’t wear shoes on your floor.
  • Sweep up or vacuum using a hardwood floor attachment before cleaning.
  • Only use manufacturer-recommend cleaning products.

Do you have more questions about hardwood floors or want to get your project started? Get in touch with our team today! We look forward to working with you.