Hardwood Flooring:
Everything you ever wanted know to buy, install and clean a solid hardwood flooring.

What do you want in a real Wood Floor?
Wood Flooring, whether it is a real oak floor, maple wood flooring or the cheaper white pine cousin, must not only look beautiful, but function as a useable -- durable floor finish, ...find out what you should know to make a more informed decision . Our hardwood flooring buyer's guide ..... or maybe you just want to find out which wood is the hardest: Janka Wood Hardness Scale

Is there a hardwood floor that is more suited to lakeside property or up in the mountains?
... your local weather effects the home environment, and thus your choice of wood for a flooring. Find out which woods have the most dimensional stability and most likely to perform in difficult environments. What can you do to improve the situation?

If you find it confusing to figure out what's what, maybe this will help....
A description of the various types of hardwood flooring on the market today, from parquet, to the classic strip flooring and on to the newest version of engineered hardwood flooring

If you've made a decision on which wood floor to buy, maybe now is a good time to learn all about installing a solid wood floor. Why does your warranty become invalid if you install your wood the wrong way? How come I have slivers showing up on the ends of a number of boards??.... and more .

-installing engineered: glue down flooring
-which is best underlay for laminate or engineered floating floor?

Finishing the doorway, carpet to hardwood, hardwood nosing?
Here's a little information designed to help you make smooth transitions from hardwood flooring to ceramic or carpet, and finishing off the drop downs with an appropriate hardwood nosing.

Wood Floor Registers, make that decision now or it may be too late!

Keep it clean?
Lastly, when your floor is all down and looks beautiful, ..... take care of it the right way! Maintaining a wood floor, is easy, with a little knowledge. Why did my old oak floor turn grey?..learn the right way here.

Brands of Hardwood Flooring:
Mirage flooring