Posted by TheFlooringGirl on May 16, 2013 in Hardwood Flooring
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Is it possible to eliminate pet stains that have soaked through the hardwood floors?
We get this question often from homeowners that either have/had pets or those that move into a home where the previous owner had a pet. Those dark black stains can occur either from pet urine and/or water directly on the hardwood itself or from liquid that has soaked through the carpet and carpet pad.
Unfortunately, if the stain is dark black, it will not come...
Posted by TheFlooringGirl on May 11, 2013 in Hardwood Flooring
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Installing hardwood on a diagonal can have a tremendous impact on the room’s look. First, diagonal makes the space look larger. That’s because your eye follows the longest length of the room, and if you remember geometry, the hypotenuse is always the longest length of the triangle.
Secondly, diagonal adds visual intrigue to the room – it just looks much more interesting than the standard straight lay.
Posted by TheFlooringGirl on Apr 6, 2013 in Hardwood Flooring
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Does hardwood flooring makes sense for your kitchen in Westchester?
Believe it or not, hardwood flooring is currently the most popular flooring choice for kitchen remodels and new construction in Westchester County NY. We install all types of flooring – hardwood floors, tile, cork, laminate and vinyl. But, hardwood flooring seems to be the most popular…and we are often ripping up tile floors (that are in good condition) and converting them...
Posted by TheFlooringGirl on Mar 17, 2013 in Hardwood Flooring
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Installing hardwood flooring – how long does it take?
How long does it take to install hardwood floors for your home in Westchester NY? This is a common question among Westchester homeowners, especially if deadlines are attached (e.g. a move in date) or coordination with a larger project (e.g. kitchen remodel or new addition).
While all projects vary in length, usually the largest factor is whether you are installing Prefinished or Unfinished...
Most popular types of Kitchen flooring for new homeowners
Believe it or not, hardwood flooring is currently the most popular type of new flooring installed in kitchens for Westchester County NY! In fact, I continue to be amazed by how many new homeowners actively rip up the tile in the kitchen and change it over to hardwood flooring.
In Westchester County, most homeowners that are remodeling their kitchen select either hardwood or tile. The...