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What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Hardwood Floor Installation

Posted by Aaron Schaalma on Nov 21, 2014

Installing a hardwood floor isn’t just about slapping some wood boards, down banging it together and then nailing it down. The process starts much before that. First off, the “foundation” of the floor is the sub-floor, and making sure that the foundation of the floor (sub-floor) is flat is very critical. If the sub-floor isn’t […]

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Hardwood Floor Refinishing Guide Now Available

Posted by Aaron Schaalma on Nov 13, 2014

Did you know that having a hardwood floor in your home can increase the value of it by $7,000-$9,000? According to 99% of U.S Real Estate Agents, homes with hardwood floors are easier to sell, and sell for more money! That’s an investment you want to maintain and protect! Installing hardwood floors in your home […]

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From Wrecked to Wonderful: A Hardwood Floor Case Study

Posted by Aaron Schaalma on Oct 31, 2014

I would like to share with everyone one of my past projects and walk you through it to show you how I took a beat up floor from wrecked to wonderful. The Hardwood Floor Dilemma A client came to me with a dilemma: they bought house that had a pre-refinished floor that was elevated higher […]

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How to Choose the Right Wood for My New Hardwood Floor

Posted by Aaron Schaalma on Oct 15, 2014

Deciding on a new hardwood floor is an exciting task but one with many options to choose from. A new hardwood floor can increase the value of your home, update the style and bring new life to your existing home. With multiple factors influencing your ideal choice of hardwood species for your new floor, it’s […]

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Hardwood Floors: A Brief History

Posted by Aaron Schaalma on Oct 08, 2014

The hardwood floor install process most definitely has not always been what it today. Nor are the tools used to install today resemble much of what was used in the past. I want to go back in time here and share a little bit with you what the hardwood flooring industry used to be like. […]

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5 Myths About Hardwood Floors & The Real Facts

Posted by Aaron Schaalma on Sep 25, 2014

There are a handful of myths that people seem to believe about hardwood floors that I come across often in my profession. I am going to straighten out these popular myths and let you know the facts behind these popular misconceptions about hardwood floors. Myth #1: Hardwood Floors are Cold I hear many people tell […]

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