Say Goodbye to Hardwood Floor Scratches

Hardwood floors are an exquisite addition to any home, but over time, they may develop scratches that can diminish their beauty. Whether from pets, furniture, or everyday foot traffic, scratches are a common issue. The good news is that many scratches can be remedied with the right approach. In this blog post, we’ll explore the […]

Wood Floor Vent Options Explained

When it comes to hardwood floor installations, many of our clients choose to upgrade their floor registers with decorative iron or flush mount vent options.  It’s important to choose options that don’t restrict airflow. Let’s review some of the various types of flooring vents available for hardwood floor installations: Flush-Mounted Vents: Easily the most common […]

Restore Hardwood Floors Hidden Under Carpet

Hardwood floors are a timeless and valuable asset to any home. If you’re lucky, you might discover hidden hardwood treasures underneath old carpeting during a renovation project. While uncovering these floors can be exciting, they often need some extra care to restore them to their former glory. In this blog, we’ll guide you through the […]

Choosing Hardwood Flooring Stain Colors for Resale

When it comes to selling your home, every detail matters, and that includes your hardwood flooring. The color of your hardwood floors can significantly impact your home’s resale value and its overall appeal to potential buyers. So, which hardwood flooring stain colors work best for resale? Let’s explore some popular choices and considerations to help […]

Should Hardwood Floors Be Waxed?

When it comes to maintaining the beauty and longevity of your hardwood floors, there are various options available. One of the classic methods is waxing and many of our clients routinely ask if they can wax their floors.  In this blog, we’ll explore the different maintenance options for your hardwood floors and whether waxing is […]

Our Commitment to a Cleaner Refinishing Experience

At Kimminau Floors, we understand that dust can be a significant concern for our clients during hardwood refinishing projects. That’s why we are dedicated to employing advanced techniques and state-of-the-art equipment to minimize dust and provide you with a cleaner and more pleasant experience. Here’s how we achieve dust-free refinishing: Dustless Sanding Vacuum Systems We […]

Kimminau Floors LENGTHY refinishing process explained

In the world of hardwood floor sanding, every passionate floor expert has their own unique approach and equipment preferences. Much like avid golfers discussing their favorite types of golf equipment, hardwood flooring professionals will enthusiastically debate the superiority of their methods. Just as no two golf swings are the same, you probably won’t find two […]

Do I need to leave the house to get my floors refinished?

Should I leave my house when floors are refinished

This is one of the most common questions we receive whenever we conduct our consultations.  I would estimate about a third of our clients stay in the home during the refinishing process.  The answer will vary and depend on the layout of your home. Fortunately, there have been several advances in the hardwood industry over […]

Should I paint before or after floors get refinished?

Paint BEFORE or AFTER the floors get refinished?

Painters and floor contractors get along about as well as democrats and republicans.   Both trades can cause the other a lot of grief…. Let me explain. Whenever this question is asked to a painter, they will most likely say they need to go first.   If you ask the flooring contractor, he will tell you […]

Do we move appliances when refinishing hardwood floors?

Airsled to move furniture

Chances are if you look down in front of your fridge that you will see some indentions in the floor caused by the wheels on your refrigerator.  It’s amazing to me that in the twenty-first century, with all of the modern technological advances that appliance manufactures haven’t figured out a way to design refrigerator wheels […]