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Give Your Home European Charm with Wire-Brushed Wood Floors

Ever notice how a house with hardwood floors makes a space feel instantly classy and elegant? There’s a new trend in wood floors that takes that look a step further. It’s wire-brushed wood floors. Wire brushed wood floors are floors that have been brushed with stiff wire to remove the soft wood from the grain … Read More Give Your Home European Charm with Wire-Brushed Wood Floors

Getting Wood Floors Installed – Here’s What Happens in 4 Easy Steps

You may be considering hardwood floors for their beauty, their low maintenance, their allergy-friendliness or the value they add to your home. Whatever the reason, at SVB Wood Floors, we’ve been installing beautiful hardwood floors for decades and we’ve got it down to a science. We have found that when homeowners are familiar with the … Read More Getting Wood Floors Installed – Here’s What Happens in 4 Easy Steps

Refinishing Wood Floors – Go Dustless and Stay Home!

If you’ve been putting off refinishing your hardwood floors because you just can’t face the hassle, help is on the way. SVB Wood Floors, Kansas City’s premier flooring company and a National Wood Floor Association winner, has a state-of-the-art dustless floor refinishing system that does the job in just a few days – and you … Read More Refinishing Wood Floors – Go Dustless and Stay Home!

How to Protect Your Hardwood Floors from Winter Weather

Hardwood floors in Kansas City see their fair share of snow and ice during the winter. Add salt and ice melt to that, and you have a recipe for damaged floors. What do you clean your floors with when winter hits? How do you protect them? Continue reading below for a few helpful tips from … Read More How to Protect Your Hardwood Floors from Winter Weather

Yes! We Install Hardwood Floors in the Winter

During the winter months, we tend to spend more time indoors. Especially in Kansas City where it snows and we face cold, gray days. As we have more days inside our homes, we start to notice aspects of our house that we want to update. One of those projects that you may want to undertake … Read More Yes! We Install Hardwood Floors in the Winter

Drop-In vs. Flush-Mount – Let the Venting Begin

Installing and refinishing wood floors involves a few detail-oriented decisions. One of those decisions is the kind of floor vents you want. Most homeowners haven’t given much thought to their floor vents, but you basically have two choices. To get you started thinking about which you might like, the experts at SVB Wood Floors have … Read More Drop-In vs. Flush-Mount – Let the Venting Begin

Base Shoe or Quarter Round – What’s the Difference?

When we refinish or install a hardwood floor, we replace the baseboard molding. Baseboard molding installations are finished off with a small piece of molding that covers the gap between the bottom of the baseboards and the floor. There are two types of molding that can be used – base shoe or quarter round. So … Read More Base Shoe or Quarter Round – What’s the Difference?

Hardwood Floors and Humidity

Water and wood floors is never a good combination. Wood floors are porous and absorb moisture. That’s why it’s important to watch the humidity level in your home. The humidity level, whether too high or too low, of your home can affect your wood floors. So how do you know if you have a humidity … Read More Hardwood Floors and Humidity

Keep Your Hardwood Floors Scratch Free with These 10 Moving Tips

No one likes to move heavy objects like furniture and refrigerators, but sometimes, it just has to be done. Unfortunately, many times moving heavy items results in terrible scratches on hardwood floors. At SVB Wood Floors, we get hardwood floor repair calls all the time when homeowners scratch their floors while moving furniture. Next time … Read More Keep Your Hardwood Floors Scratch Free with These 10 Moving Tips

SVB Introduces a Better Way to Shop for Wood Floors

If you haven’t visited our new gallery-style showroom in Grandview, Missouri, you’re in for a treat. It’s not like other wood floor showrooms. It features large samples of wood floors hung gallery-style in an open and spacious setting that allows you to get a better feel for the look of a particular type of floor. … Read More SVB Introduces a Better Way to Shop for Wood Floors