Category Archives: Hardwood

My love of Hardwood Floors

My love of hardwood began when I was a child. We lived in an old Tudor style home in Ohio. My parents bought the house, which used to be a grand 1920s home, on the cheap. No one wanted to live in an drafty, uninsulated home in the 1970s during the oil crisis. It was much too expensive to heat.… (more…)

Compare: Laminate Versus Hardwood

When looking at new flooring options, hardwood floors and laminate flooring are popular choices. Many homes in Austin, Texas use these materials to enhance a home’s charm and make it more appealing. Each flooring option has its advantages that should be considered when choosing the correct material for your home.   Hardwood floors are solid wood planks, or layers of… (more…)

Tile or Hardwood? Which Flooring to use?

There are many benefits to both hardwood flooring and tile flooring in Austin. There are also disadvantages to each. In the end, the type of flooring that a person chooses should be based on their personal preferences and needs. Many people love the appearance of a hardwood floors. There are many different finishes to choose from. Red Oak and White… (more…)

Choosing Hardwood vs Tile Flooring – A matter of Taste

A very common dilemma is hardwood floor vs tile flooring. Your flooring options are not limited anymore and you have the ability to choose any type of flooring you desire. In Austin it is traditional to go more towards tile flooring because of the availability and also because the tile flooring stays so much cooler than a hardwood floor. If… (more…)

Compare Laminate versus Hardwood Floors

Although they can have a strikingly similar appearance, there is a significant difference between laminate flooring and traditional hardwood flooring. While both laminate and hardwood floors can be an extremely attractive choice in either new Austin construction or renovation, choosing between the two is an important decision. Traditional hardwood flooring is just that, actual milled hardwood. For those Texas homeowners… (more…)

Hardwood Flooring Installation Contractor

A hardwood floor is an attractive look for the living room or kitchen. Maintaining this material can be a challenge, but installing it is even harder. To do the work, know a few essential tasks. The use of prefinished boards makes the work simpler, but the simplest solution is to consult an installer who handles hardwood flooring in Austin. Installing… (more…)