Questions about: hardwood

ArchonOSX's right of course that the best solution is to remove everything. But, if that's just not going to happen until hell freezes over for a 2nd time. Then, a few thoughts come to mind
Hi everyone, solid Red Oak floors are just about done and we've saved the best for last. .
Underlayment If you have a vinyl floor in your home and you have wood sub floors, most likely you will have underlayment. Underlayment is used to provide a smoother substrate for some floor coverings, like sheet vinyl. It is also used to raise one ar
Most of the house has hardwood flooring that for the most part looks really good. However, I've found some spots here and there throughout the house that are starting the chip. What are my least invasive options for fixing this problem? I say least i
Real Hardwood Floors or Laminate Hardwood Floors. This is the eternal debate! We recently installed Laminate Wood Flooring in our home (you can read more HERE), and I wanted to take a moment to explain why we went with laminate floors and the pros an
i would start by digging out the area a little bit to see how bad the hole is. if its not to deep or just a sign of a bigger problem, i would fix it like so: 1) using lacquer sticks and an alcohol lamp (you can get these at lee valley or rockler, etc
There does appear to be some form of structural damage beneath the damaged boards. Any kind of 'patch' or replacement may bring similar results over time. I would cut out and remove the entire section of board, inspect the joists and proceed from the
Refinishing restores shine and luster to scratched and faded hardwood floors. Unfortunately, many common products used to refinish wood flooring also contain harmful chemicals known as volatile organic compounds. VOCs reduce air quality within your h
Although hardwood floors should last about 40 years, in the real world things happen to damage it over time and sometimes it becomes necessary to remove hardwood floors. Whether you are interested in removing few pieces without damaging it or to go f