LVT Flooring: Durable, Affordable Flooring for Home and Business

When you think about luxury vinyl floors, what comes to mind? If you’re like many of the homeowners I talk to about LVT flooring, you harken back to those long-lost days of being a 70s, 80s, or 90s kid sliding across the “linoleum” kitchen floor in your socks. What we called linoleum back then was usually sheet vinyl, or later, adhesive-backed vinyl tiles. The adhesive back made it a popular DIY project, and many a [...]

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High-Tech Hardwood Floor Maintenance for Gorgeous Floors

Hardwood floors are gorgeous and versatile, timeless and durable. If you take care of them properly, they’re economical and will literally last a lifetime. All hardwood floors need periodic recoating to replenish the protective layer of finish — typically every five years or so — but the better you care for them, the longer you can go between recoats and the longer your floor will last before it needs refinishing. These high-tech hardwood floor maintenance [...]

By |2021-01-25T10:53:45-06:00January 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wide-Plank Wood Flooring: What You Need to Know About the Install

Wide-plank wood flooring is gorgeous and popular, but wide-plank wood floors move—a lot. Especially during changes in humidity, a wide floor board has the potential to move anywhere from 3/32 of an inch to a half-inch. That’s why maintaining proper humidity in your home is so very important to the wellbeing of your wood floors. But almost as important as proper humidity control is making sure your wide-plank floors are properly installed in the first [...]

By |2020-10-15T12:11:14-05:00October 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Best Humidity Level for Hardwood Floors—and Why it Matters

Here in Eastern Nebraska, we’re accustomed to extremes in the weather. We can be frolicking in shorts one day and bundled up in a snowsuit the next—and there’s more than 100 degrees’ difference between the hottest summers and coldest winters. Along with temperature changes each season come changes in humidity levels. Both high and low humidity can damage wood, so maintaining a consistent, ideal humidity level for hardwood floors in your home—regardless of the season—is [...]

By |2020-09-21T09:03:28-05:00September 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Slippery Wood Floors? The Solution is a Non-Slip Coating

Slippery wood floors can lead to unsteady feet and flailing arms at best, and they can cause falls and injuries at worst. If you’ve noticed that your wood floors are more slippery than you’re comfortable with, we’ve got the perfect solution: A re-coat with Bona Traffic Anti-Slip coating. Why is My Hardwood Floor so Slippery? A number of things can cause slippery wood floors. By nature, clean, dry wood floors aren’t particularly slippery, but they [...]

By |2020-08-24T11:37:55-05:00August 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Think Your Textured Floors Can’t Be Re-Coated? Think Again!

The best thing about textured hardwood floors is their incredible beauty. They draw in the eyes to feast on unique, rustic details that give a room life and personality. The down side of textured hardwood floors? Well, let’s just say that these special floors—especially hand-scraped floors—are not cheap. Proper maintenance is crucial for keeping textured floors in tip-top shape. But although they hide wear and tear pretty well, there will come a time when textured [...]

By |2020-06-22T12:34:25-05:00June 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

About Trevor Hayden

Won First place entry in NWFA 2007 Extreme Makerover On the Advisory Board for the Central Community College Founder of the Wood flooring Program at Central Community College Instructor for the Decorative Flooring School in Florida in 2006, 2007, and 2008 Received NWFA Craftsman Degree Attended Advanced Wood Flooring Inspectors Course by Howard Brickman Student at NWFA/NOFMA School in Tennessee Member of the Wood Floor Guild Professional Sand and Finishing Schools including basic coatings, bona, [...]

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