Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring

Real hardwood vs porcelain tile wood look

Hardwood flooring vs Tile Planks that look like hardwood. Pros and Cons.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of hardwood floors vs Tile Planks that look like wood?   I get a lot of calls and comments on my blog asking me whether I think hardwood floors or porcelain planks (that look like wood) are better? It’s a challenging question to answer both because “it depends” and …

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which are the best brands of polyurethane?

Which are the best Polyurethane brands for floors? Which do I recommend?

Brands of Polyurethane that I highly recommend When it comes to sanding and refinishing your hardwood floors, there are 2 main components: 1) The quality of the workmanship and 2) the quality of the materials (i.e. the polyurethane). In this article, I’m going to discuss the highest grade polyurethanes. The polyurethane is the coating that …

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Semi gloss finish

Oil vs water based polyurethane: Which is better for refinishing hardwood floors?

Which type of polyurethane is better for refinishing hardwood floors – oil-based or water-based polyurethane? We offer both options, but I usually recommend oil based polyurethane over water based for dark floors because: 1. It looks better 2. It lasts longer 3. It costs less. So, it seems like a no brainer, right? Well, usually …

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Gray blended hardwood flooring stains by Duraseal

New Gray Blended Hardwood Stains by Duraseal

Modern gray, greige and brown-gray stain shades for hardwood flooring Over the last 7 years, gray hardwood has become super stylish and continues to grow faster and faster.  We’ve been getting more and more requests to stain hardwood floors gray.  Some prefer lighter, some prefer darker and some prefer somewhere in between. We’ve usually customized …

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Gray hardwood floors in Westchester - refinishing oak

Staining hardwood floors gray | Refinish wood gray | Westchester County

Refinishing hardwood floors gray in Westchester County   Yes, believe it or not, gray hardwood flooring is in style! Higher end homeowners in Westchester keep requesting gray hardwood floors. Yes, gray! It’s an up and coming trend. Finding pre-finished gray hardwood is easy, but how about if you already have oak hardwood floors in your …

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Hardwood flooring – Can you change the color of your hardwood floors?

The answer is usually YES!   Many homeowners don’t realize that you can change the color of hardwood flooring when you refinish your floors.    Yes, it’s true…you can go light or dark or red tones or anywhere in between.  Most are pleasantly surprised it doesn’t matter if you are going light to dark or …

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