Hardwood Flooring Goes Green

New concepts in environmentally sound construction include what lies beneath our feet. Consumer awareness and demand for eco-friendly structures has many flooring professionals offering new flooring products nationwide. Professional Floors of Saint Louis today announced the addition of environmentally friendly Bamboo flooring. With consumer demand for on the rise for environmentally sound products many homeowners […]

How hard is Oak Flooring?

An important characteristic that you should take into consideration when shopping for species of hardwood flooring is the hardness factor. If you been shopping around for a wood product, you may recognize the term Janka Table. The Janka table organizes hardness data. This is not a number that is via specific data, but rather by […]

Something to think about when choosing a stain color for your hardwood floors

When choosing a hardwood floor stain, color is important. The correct stain color will be pleasing to the eye and bring the flooring to life. The wrong color may make the room’s furniture and wall colors clash with the stain. Whether you are looking for a slight change or a dramatic one, you can choose […]

How often should you have your floors refinished?

The National Wood Flooring Association recommends that hardwood floors be refinished every 7-10 years depending on foot traffic. When hardwood floors are rough and damaged to the point that they are quickly deteriorating, personal taste of what is acceptable is no longer the issue. It’s just time to refinish them. Floors that are no longer […]

Pine Floors in Older Homes

There are lots of older homes in St. Louis with original pine hardwood floors. Pine is very soft, and therefore is more time consuming and a little more expensive to refinish. It doesn’t take stain well, so unless you go with a darker stain color, it may be blotchy. We recommend that if it’s in […]