Installing Strip Flooring and Avoiding Future Squeaks and Pops

In this article I will give you the inside story on how to nail down a new strip floor so that no future squeaks...

Installing Hardwood Floors on Concrete Slabs

While I rarely have to install a wood strip floor on concrete here in the North East, a lot of you have houses built...

Plank Floor: What Special Considerations This Type of Floor Raises

My definition of a plank floor is anything 4" and wider. One of the biggest mistakes I see in the wood floor industry is...

How to Acclimate a Wood Floor

Many homeowners are not aware of how humidity affects wood floors until they experience it first hand. Oftentimes, the wood floor installer has laid...

Installing Cork Floors

Cork flooring is growing in popularity. People like it because it is durable, soundproof and soft to stand on. It is terrific for anyone...

Hydronic and Radiant Heating Under Your Wood Floors

Avoid the amazing winter shrinking floor by following the detailed guidelines I set out in this article. Oh for sure there are a lot of...

Knee Pads: Preventing Occupational Knee Injuries

When you are on your knees on a hardwood floor all day, eventually your knees are going to start hurting. Your knees are a...

Decorative Hardwood Floors: Medallions, Borders & Trim and Tile Inserts

Hardwood floors have become a true art over the years. With stunning, old wide plank flooring to classic parquet, there are so many interesting...

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