Getting Dents and Scratches out of Hardwood Floors

Is Cork Flooring the Way to Go?

Most of us agree that cork flooring is beautiful, but is it an environmentally friendly option? According to this article from Mother Earth News, it is with a caveat. Cork flooring is made from tree bark, harvested every nine years. The harvesting does not harm the...
Tuesdays with Tommy: Installing a Hardwood Floor over Concrete

Greenest Flooring Material?

When it comes to flooring, bamboo is one of the greenest products available. Not only is it a natural product, with little to no chemical additives, but its fast growth rate makes it a sustainable resource. Bamboo is versatile and can be mounted on any kind of...
Tuesdays with Tommy: Installing a Hardwood Floor over Concrete

Win $4,000 in Flooring

On June 6th, BobVila.com will give away $4,000 worth of hardwood flooring from Lumber Liquidators. That’s absolutely free—no strings attached (outside of normal contest rules)— and you get flooring delivered to your door. I wish I could enter, but I am ineligible (my...
Tuesdays with Tommy: Installing a Hardwood Floor over Concrete

Radiant Heat and Wood Floors

As prime remodeling season here in the North races toward its close, I’m left trying to make decisions about heating and flooring before the winter months arrive. Like most homeowners, I want it all. Radiant heat, wood floors, sock-sliding glossy finishes, and...