Relative Humidity (RH) is a term every hardwood floor owner needs to know and understand. Simply put, RH refers to the amount of water vapor in the air. But the part you should pay attention to is how RH affects your hardwood floor.
Within the last few years, engineered hardwood flooring has been given a black eye, as some manufacturers are using imported plywood-based materials that have been deemed unhealthy and dangerous. This has caused words like “VOCs” and “Formaldehyde” to become part of the conversation when discussing hardwood floors.
Life is full of tough choices – Mac vs PC, coffee vs tea, dog vs cat… To make any important decision, one must carefully weigh the benefits of both options and ultimately decide which will best fulfill your needs. Ok, maybe not all decisions are that complicated, but when it comes to deciding on flooring for your home, it’s a pretty big deal. Let’s take a look at how carpet and hardwood match up…
Sometimes we come across a floor that’s so special, it’s hard for us not to get excited about it. That’s the case with this reclaimed pine flooring…
Let’s talk wear layers, and not about dressing for the cold! To begin, the wear layer is defined as
As you are considering a hardwood floor for your home, one of the many factors – aside from personal style – is the hardness and durability of the wood. How does this affect your decision?
Wire-brushing is a technique used to create a textured floor with an elegant look. This has become increasingly popular with designers and homeowners who are looking for a weathered or aged look without being extremely rustic.
3-ply engineered hardwood flooring has a number of important benefits over plywood-backed engineered flooring, namely stability, quality, and versatility. Let’s explore each of these in greater detail: