We get a lot of questions about the appropriateness of installing hardwood flooring the kitchen from our Naperville and suburban Chicago customers. While it may seem like exposure to water, spills or heavy foot traffic could be reasons to install an alternate flooring material, there’s are actually more reasons to choose hardwood flooring for your kitchen than there are reasons to avoid it. [Read more…]
Homeowners in Chicago and its suburbs are often conflicted about how to select the proper flooring material for their home. Luckily, with so many great options, the decision doesn’t have to be difficult.
But, before you decide between hardwood flooring and laminate flooring it’s important that you understand the pros and cons of each flooring type so that you can make the best choice for you and your home. Additionally, you should also think about the intended placement of the flooring alongside your aesthetic preferences, along with longevity, maintenance and eco-friendly considerations. [Read more…]
Hardwood flooring is a major investment and requires dutiful care and maintenance to prolong its lifespan and continued enjoyment. Although hardwood flooring is considered to be a rather versatile floor material, it is important that you are aware of the general do’s and don’ts of having wood floors in your home. No matter what you do, your wood floor will age over time, however there are numerous steps you can take to protect your wood flooring and keep it in pristine condition. [Read more…]
Common wood flooring projects in Naperville and the Chicago suburbs include wood flooring installation, floor refinishing or sanding, wood flooring replacement and upgrading from carpet to wood flooring. Depending on your comfort level of handling home-maintenance projects, including factors like your budget and timeframe, you may consider hiring a professional wood flooring expert to complete one of these projects in your home or attempt to complete the project on your own. [Read more…]