Images Powered by Shutterstock
Dealing with Polishes on Wood Floors - Hardwood Floors Magazine

Dealing with Polishes on Wood Floors - Hardwood Floors Magazine

Professional finishes used on wood flooring do not require polishing. These finishes are designed to be walked and lived on. Whether a film finish or penetrating natural oil,...

Preparedness for Perfection - Hardwood Floors Magazine

Preparedness for Perfection - Hardwood Floors Magazine

As any successful hardwood flooring installer knows, having the proper materials and tools for an installation makes an immense difference in how a project progresses. For...

50 Small Woodworking Projects: Easy Plans for DIY Wood Projects

50 Small Woodworking Projects: Easy Plans for DIY Wood Projects

Home » Moisture Meters » Wood Division Knowledge Base » Wood Shop » 50 Small Woodworking Projects: Easy Plans for DIY Wood Projects 50 Small Woodworking Projects: Easy Plans for...

How to Handle a Real Pickle with Finishing Techniques - Hardwood Floors Magazine

How to Handle a Real Pickle with Finishing Techniques - Hardwood Floors Magazine

“We’re going to do what to the floor?!” I asked incredulously as my then boss, Hank Dittmer, announced that we would be “pickling” the red oak floor that we had just started...

Patterns from the Past - Hardwood Floors Magazine

Patterns from the Past - Hardwood Floors Magazine

Tasked to restore a damaged 140-year-old white oak parquet floor, Brendan Gillespie, owner of Gillespie Hardwood Floors in Northern New Jersey, made a discovery on-site that...

Optimism and Opportunities Abound at 2022 NWFA Expo - Hardwood Floors Magazine

Optimism and Opportunities Abound at 2022 NWFA Expo - Hardwood Floors Magazine

Last week, the 2022 NWFA Wood Flooring Expo took place in Tampa, Florida. With a theme of “Navigate Your Future,” the event’s sessions centered around providing attendees with...

What to Know about Wax, Shellac & Other Alternative Finishes

What to Know about Wax, Shellac & Other Alternative Finishes

Homeowners today demand not only a flawless sand-and-finish job, they also want a unique floor that will be part of an overall design concept. Sometimes this look can be...

Step by Step: Applying a Wax Finish on a Wood Floor

Step by Step: Applying a Wax Finish on a Wood Floor

Wax finish is an old-fashioned look for wood floors—the way contractors did it in the old days before the urethanes came out. Through the '40s, '50s and '60s, wax was very...

Know These Facts When Ordering Chevron Flooring

Know These Facts When Ordering Chevron Flooring

Demand for chevron is on the rise, so it's important to be familiar with specifics for ordering and installation. (Photo courtesy of State of the Art Wood Flooring Gallery (New...

Clear Up Confusion About Wood Floor Maintenance

Clear Up Confusion About Wood Floor Maintenance

As wood floors have grown in popularity, so have products and ideas about how to clean a wood floor. There are HGTV hosts telling viewers to use apple cider vinegar mixed with...

Wood Floor Business Magazine

Wood Floor Business Magazine

There isn't a wood flooring installer in the business who isn't guilty of taking a shortcut or two on the job site from time to time. The good news is that laying wood floors...

Stair Treads Dos & Don’ts

Stair Treads Dos & Don’ts

Nothing finishes a room off better than complementing your hardwood flooring with a beautiful hardwood staircase. Wood treads and risers are typically installed by a stair...