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Tips For Refinishing Your Hardwood Floors

Even JAS certified hardwood floors need to be refinished every now and then. The good news is that if you have engineered hardwood flooring from PurezaWood, you know your product came straight from our FSC certified supplier in Vietnam and has several layers of engineered wood, enabling you to refinish your floors as many times […]

K.O. Rock Salt This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a fun and festive time, but it can bring the ultimate danger to your luxurious JAS certified hardwood floors: rock salt. Rock salt is an inevitability in colder climates like Chicago and though it does make the streets and sidewalks safer for pedestrians and cars, it poses a dangerous risk for […]

Which Hardwood Species is Right for You

PurezaWood of Chicago carries a variety of hardwood species, but how do you decide which one is right for you and your needs? Well, if you already perused our gallery of hardwood flooring species, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed.

Preparing for Hardwood Flooring Installation

Wether you’re installing hardwood floor in your own home or you’re opting for professional hardwood flooring installation, it’s important to properly prepare for installation. The steps below will help you assess and prepare to install your new hardwood floors and prevent cupping, squeaking, and other issues that can arise post-installation. 

5 Myths About Hardwood Flooring

When it comes to hardwood floors, there are a lot of misconceptions. We’re here to set the record straight, once and for all! Here are 5 common myths associated with hardwood flooring:

What is JAS Certification?

JAS stands for Japan Agricultural Standards and JAS certification is a process that quality checks a variety of agricultural products, including lumber, originating in Japan. 

Engineered v. Solid Hardwood Flooring

When choosing your new hardwood floors, it’s important to do your research. Engineered and solid hardwood flooring both have their merits, depending on what you’re looking for in your new floors.

Hardwood Flooring: The Eco-Friendly Choice

  Eco-Friendly may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “hardwood flooring,” but evidence shows that it has a positive impact on the environment and is one of our most recyclable and reusable resources.

How Much Wood Can a Woodchuck Engineer?

Engineered hardwood flooring has all but replaced traditional solid hardwood in modern home construction and remodeling. It’s inexpensive, eco-friendly, and incredibly durable, so it’s unlikely that it will lose popularity anytime soon. In fact, I have engineered hardwood in my home, and here’s why: