What Type of Finish is Best?

This is hands down the most popular question we get when it comes to our various finishing services.  I wish I could tell you there was a one size fits all solution but the answer to this question really depends on the factors that are most important to you.  This topic can be very confusing […]

Clean & Coat Service Explained

What is the single most important thing you can do to extend the life of your floor?  Probably the most unadvertised and neglected service in the hardwood floor industry.    Gym floors do it every summer, but homeowners rarely do it.  We’re on a mission to change that.  Let’s dive in and see why more […]

Hardwood Floor Gaps Explained

As wintertime approaches in Kansas City, hardwood floor contractors know their phones will start ringing with questions about gaps in client’s hardwood floors.  We affectionately refer to this time of year as “Gap Season”.   Hopefully after reading this, you will know why these gaps are occurring and what preventative measures can be taken to […]

Engineered Hardwood Floors Explained

Wide plank floors have never been more popular.  The problem with wide plank floors is that they aren’t very dimensionally stable.  Wood is hygroscopic and will absorb moisture from the air (humidity).   Kansas City has some pretty dramatic relative humidity swings throughout the year.   This can lead to excessive gaps in the wintertime […]

Why is “Base Shoe” listed on my quote?

Common questions we get from clients when reviewing their proposal…  What the heck is base shoe, is that the same thing as quarter-round? My other quotes don’t include this, does it really need to be replaced? Can you remove and reset the same shoe?  Can you install my new floor without base-shoe? Defining Base Shoe […]