SVB Wood Floors Blog

10 Moving Tips to Keep Your Hardwood Floors Scratch Free

Moving heavy furniture, like refrigerators, is never fun but it must be done. Unfortunately, if not executed properly, the floor is sometimes scratched when moving these heavy objects. Here at SVB Wood Floors, we get hardwood floor repair calls all of the time. A majority of these calls come from homeowners after they move furniture. … Read More 10 Moving Tips to Keep Your Hardwood Floors Scratch Free

5 Hardwood Floor Care Tips to Prepare You for the Holiday Season

There’s no better time to bring together all of your friends and family than the holidays. With family gatherings, comes an increase in foot traffic in your home. This season, safeguard your hardwood floors from the increase in activity and traffic, and take a few steps to keep them gleaming and impress your guests. Our … Read More 5 Hardwood Floor Care Tips to Prepare You for the Holiday Season

6 Signs You’ve Chosen a Quality Wood Floor Company

Deciding on a quality wood floor company can be a challenge. There are many different aspects of the company that should be considered before an agreement is made. That’s why the experts here at SVB Wood Floors have put together a list of the six signs to look for to know you’ve chosen the right … Read More 6 Signs You’ve Chosen a Quality Wood Floor Company

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?