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Why is moisture bad for my hardwood floors?

Because wood is porous, hardwood floors contract and expand with changes in temperature and humidity. When wood loses moisture, it shrinks. When wood holds moisture, it expands. Water can get trapped between your floor and subfloor, and this excessive moisture can cause your floor to warp, cup, flake or crack. Additionally, standing water can discolor, […]


Benefits of Stone Flooring Restoration in Silver Spring, MD

Very few materials out there in the DC metro area can match the visual appeal of stone and marble. For luxurious, unique design, they really stand right at the top! But despite how great any material may be, absolutely nothing is impervious to the wear and tear of time and frequent use. Are your marble, […]


Can You Sand and Refinish Engineered Hardwood?

Are your current hardwood floors looking a little dull? If they’ve seen some better days, then it’s probably time to give them some needed TLC! Whether your engineered floors are chipped, stained, warped, or scratched, you can rely on a quality sanding and refinishing job to fix them up. So can engineered floors be refinished? […]


Engineered vs. Solid Hardwood Flooring

High quality hardwood flooring can add character and beauty to any room in your home. While both engineered and solid hardwood floors are made from natural, real wood, there are some differences in their configuration. What’s the biggest difference? Engineered wood floors are made from multiple, bonded layers, while solid hardwoods consist of a single […]


Why Are My Hardwood Floors Squeaky?

Find out Why Your Hardwood Floors Are Squeaking & How You Can Silence Them Squeaky floors can cause a huge headache. Don’t let your beautiful hardwood floors drive you crazy any longer! It’s time to find out why the squeaking is occurring, how you can fix it, and the best way to prevent these noises […]


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