South Bay Hardwood Floors Installer offers Advice and Prevention Tips
Hardwood floors can be beautiful and aesthetically appealing features of a home. But forgotten spills, storms, and pets can wreak havoc on these works of natural art. Standing water on hardwood can cause many types of damage, such as warping, mold, and mildew. Hardwood floor restoration and repair can reverse the effects of damage in most cases.
Continue reading How to Fix Hardwood Floor Water Damage
5 Reasons to Choose Hardwood Floor Installation
For hundreds of years, people have loved hardwood flooring as a durable, beautiful, and unique material. No two hardwood floors are identical. Although different floors may use the same type of wood, the type of grain you choose uniquely affects the floor’s aesthetic, durability, resistance to mold and other degradation and color scheme.
Continue reading Why Is Hardwood the Best Option for New Floors?
“Very pleased. They were timely, professional, pleasant, and the final product was better than I expected…”
Portola Valley, CA
“Love, love, LOVE this company!”
“Our floors were damaged by a flood under our home. We called quite a few places for estimates, but many places did not bother to call us back. Others warned us that we would have to move out of our home for seven days, which was not acceptable to us, since we have aging pets who need medication. Elegant Floors was the one company who offered the two non-negotiables we were looking for. First, we did not have to move out. In fact, there was only one day that we had to negotiate entrance to our upstairs via a window (funny). Secondly, there was NO DUST! We didn’t really believe this claim, but REALLY!!! THERE WAS NO DUST!! Our cleaners were even shocked by how easy their jobs were post floor resurfacing!”
White Line Syndrome (WLS)
Is White Line Syndrome the plague on everyone’s hardwood floors?
White Line Syndrome, also known as “WLS” in the hardwood flooring industry, refers to white lines that manifests between boards on hardwood floors. Over the past 5 to 10 years or so, the blogosphere has erupted with discussions about WLS, prompting some industry analysts to believe that it’s on the rise. So what exactly causes WLS? What can be done to prevent it? And what should you do if you suspect that your new or old hardwood floor is beginning to manifest these aesthetically unappealing (maddeningly so) lines? Continue reading A Plague for Hardwood Floors
Happy Client in Los Altos
“I can’t believe the difference in the look of the property…I’m convinced it helped me to move the property quickly…This one day “NO-SANDING” refinishing service can’t be beat. Thanks to your professional technicians.”
Terrie Masuda – Coldwell Banker
Los Altos, CA
Tips for Water Damaged Hardwood Floor Repair
Outsourcing hardwood floor restoration and repair to contractors can be expensive, particularly if you face a complex job. With a little online education, however, you may be able to perform spot repairs yourself, assuming you take care and use appropriate tools.
What Causes Wood to Warp? Continue reading Repairing and Restoring Warped Hardwood Floors
Best Hardwood Floor Options for Pet Owners
Elevate the value of your home while maintaining the home’s warm, welcoming atmosphere. Hardwood floors are easy to clean. They can be decorated with rugs or small carpets, and they can come in an astonishingly diverse variety of colors and styles. Continue reading Best and Worst Types of Hardwood Floors for Pets
Is Winter the Right Time to Install Prefinished Hardwood Floors?
As you contemplate the pros and cons of pricing prefinished hardwood floors installation, you might be wondering whether to take the plunge now and get the work done. After all, winter looms on the horizon, and engineered hardwood floors installation is a major project. Should you defer it until the weather improves? Continue reading Advantages of Winter Hardwood Floor Installation
The Benefits and Drawbacks of a Engineered Floating Floors
Floating wood floors are made from various wood materials that are formed into planks or tiles. These planks are connected with glue or by a groove on the sides of each plank. These planks or tiles are not attached to the floor; rather, they are laid on top of a structure called a subfloor. This affordable flooring option can help homeowners, developers and businesses achieve the look and feel of hardwood floors without the cost and hassle. Continue reading Floating Engineered Hardwood Floors Installation: Pros and Cons
Hardwood Floor Installation vs Restoration and Repair
Hardwood floors are an attractive element in any home, but they also bear the brunt of everyday living. Common problems requiring hardwood floor restoration and repair include: Continue reading Should You Refinish or Replace Your Hardwood Floors?