Solid wide plank hardwood flooring has been the king of floors for many years. It’s been praised for its durability, versatility, and beauty. But lately, that’s begun to change. Engineered hardwood flooring is taking over, and rightfully so. Wide plank engineered floors–when done right–are even more durable, versatile, and beautiful than solid hardwood flooring. On […]
Most flooring sites market their solid hardwood flooring as natural hardwood flooring. But are those the same thing? What’s the difference, if any, between solid and natural hardwood flooring–and where does engineered hardwood flooring factor in?
One of the most important decisions you’ll make in your home is flooring. Whatever you choose, it will have to hold up to wear and tear, and will be the heart of your home. Have you ever noticed how much you use your floor? Every single day, you walk across it countless times. It’s the […]
Every Year, Houzz releases a list of the top kitchen trends. In “Top Kitchen Trends of 2019,” Houzz states that increasing numbers of people aren’t using solid hardwood flooring anymore. But why not?
Water damage on your hardwood floor can be a nightmare. Even though hardwood floors are extremely durable and can last for decades when maintained properly, water can negate that in a matter of minutes. That’s why we’ve put together this list of tips and tricks to prevent and repair water damage on your hardwood floor.
When your once beautiful hardwood floors start looking old and tired, it’s probably time to do something about them. But what? It can be difficult to determine whether to refinish or replace a hardwood floor. Here are some questions you should be asking yourself.
You get home from work one day, tired and cranky, and take off your shoes before crossing your hardwood floor to the kitchen. And then you hear it. The dreaded squeak. How could this have happened? The floor wasn’t squeaking a day ago. Here are some possible causes.
These three flooring types are very common and each has its merits, but it’s important to understand their differences. Solid hardwood, engineered hardwood, and laminate flooring may appear similar to the naked eye, but they’re very different from one another. So what makes them different? Does it matter which one you choose to use in your […]
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.