The fun part’s in the species and custom color you choose — there’s no doubt about that. But there are a number of things to keep in mind when you’re getting ready to buy hardwood flooring. Home renovations aren’t easy, and we often get our hopes up. Unless you’re working directly with an architect, a builder, or an interior designer, here’s how you can stay savvy about the process. Because this shouldn’t be hard, and it should be fun. Because you want to enjoy your beautiful new home. Continue reading “What You Should Know before You Start Shopping for Hardwood Flooring”
As a member of the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA), we at PurezaWood carefully follow news from the hardwood industry. This includes staying up to date with all the best practices for installation of hardwood flooring and ensuring that our customers have been provided with the same information.
The installation process has many complicated steps; we highly recommend choosing a NWFA-certified professional engineered hardwood installer. But we also want you, as our customer, to know what you’re getting into. Today we’re talking about the acclimation process. Caring for your flooring (from the ground, up!) allows it a much longer life. Continue reading “Caring for Your Engineered Hardwood Floor: Acclimation and the Installation Process”
You want the look of hardwood, but you don’t even want to look at the price tag. How true is that? Let’s talk about the wide plank flooring cost for White Oak and Walnut, two of the most popular species for wide plank engineered hardwood flooring today.
The beauty of owning our own hardwood factory and working directly with residential and commercial clients is in the creative process. In particular, we continue to be inspired by the ways clients choose to use our French White Oak flooring in their homes and businesses. We see innovation in interior design every day of the week. Continue reading “The Versatility of French White Oak Flooring in Your Home & Commercial Design”
You might be looking for unfinished hardwood if you haven’t settled on color or style yet. Here are some of our favorite up-and-coming trends we’ve seen on the engineered hardwood market. Which, of course, we’re more than happy to help you bring to life. Continue reading “Where to Start with Unfinished Hardwood”
White oak — and specifically European White Oak — is a great choice for any home. Our engineered wide plank oak hardwood flooring is not only visually beautiful, but strong and durable. This matters when you have children or pets (or both!) at home. You don’t have to sacrifice quality floors because you think they’ll be ruined. Here’s how to choose the best type of hardwood flooring to fit your needs.
A quality subfloor is critical to the longevity of your new engineered hardwood. Here are the basics on this important foundation in your home.
Continue reading “Subfloor 101: Caring for Your Engineered Hardwood from the Ground Up”
Precision starts with design. All PurezaWood engineered hardwood flooring is custom — from the cut to the color to the details. What do you need? We’ll make it happen. Whether that’s hand-scraped for a traditional look, or a posh but minimalist grey oil finish, or a “white wash,” or anything in between.
Continue reading “This Is What Top-Of-The-Line Precision Looks Like”
It can be difficult to decide on the right engineered hardwood floors for your residential or commercial space. We specialize in American Walnut species and French White Oak species because they’re beautiful, durable, and strong. Yet unless you’re working with an interior designer or a very particular client, you’ll consider many factors. What is the style of the rest of your space? What are your goals for the space? And finally but perhaps most importantly: what does your budget allow? Continue reading “What You Need to Know About the American Walnut Species for Hardwood Floors”
We’ve discussed the risks of too much humidity for hardwood floors, but what about too much dryness? Dry winter weather and overly dry interiors can affect the foundations of our homes — and our health — in many ways. Now here’s how to keep it from damaging your flooring (without having to turn off the heat). Continue reading “How to Protect Your Hardwood Floors from Dry Winter Weather”