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Top 5 Hardwood Species

  Gorgeous to look at and easy to take care of, hardwood floors are popular with homeowners. While the flooring may look homogeneous at a glance, each wood species has its own texture and unique appeal. Here are some of the most common options to help you decide which to install. What Types of Hardwood … Read More Top 5 Hardwood Species

Keeping Your Hardwood Flooring Surfaces Safe From COVID-19

Right now, many of us are cooped up at home and while the situation is far from ideal, it can be a great time to get some cleaning done. It’s not only important to keep a clean home to lower the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and other germs, but getting a head start on spring … Read More Keeping Your Hardwood Flooring Surfaces Safe From COVID-19

Buyer’s Guide: Luxury Vinyl vs Hardwood

Time to pick a floor for your room and you have your heart set on a hard surface. Hardwood floors have always appealed to you but the salesman at your local hardware store says luxury vinyl (commonly known as LVT or LVP) has really taken off in the flooring sector. Now you have a decision … Read More Buyer’s Guide: Luxury Vinyl vs Hardwood

Refinishing Hardwood Floors vs. Replacing Hardwood Floors

  If your hardwood flooring is worn, it can be tough to decide whether to hire someone to refinish the floors or replace them. Each option offers benefits, and the decision will depend on the circumstances. Here’s what you need to know before deciding.  What Is Floor Refinishing? Real hardwood flooring can be refinished 4-5 … Read More Refinishing Hardwood Floors vs. Replacing Hardwood Floors

4 Benefits of Hiring a Licensed Contractor to Install Your Wood Floors

Whether you are replacing aging floors in your home or installing new commercial flooring, it’s always recommended that you work with a licensed contractor. The quality of your floors is crucial for maintaining your property’s daily functionality and protecting its overall value. That’s why it’s imperative to hire a licensed professional for new flooring installations … Read More 4 Benefits of Hiring a Licensed Contractor to Install Your Wood Floors

Protecting Your Hardwood Floors in the Kitchen

    Installing hardwood floors adds immense value to your home. If you opt to continue your hardwood flooring installation through to your kitchen, you might be wondering how to protect your investment in a room that is highly trafficked and often synonymous with water (the natural enemy of your glorious hardwoods). Here are some … Read More Protecting Your Hardwood Floors in the Kitchen

4 Tips to Protect your Hardwood Floors in the Summer

                        The temp outside is rising! Do you know how to protect your flooring investment? Here are 4 simple tips to safeguard your floors in the heat of summer!   Watch the Humidity Levels This tip is important year-round and especially in the warmer … Read More 4 Tips to Protect your Hardwood Floors in the Summer

12 Critical Questions to Ask before You Hire a Hardwood Flooring Contractor

At SVB Wood Floors, we know that hiring the right contractor is critical in getting the home of your dreams. So what exactly should you look for in a hardwood floor contractor? The experts at SVB Wood Floors have created this checklist to help you make the most informed decision. Make sure to ask these … Read More 12 Critical Questions to Ask before You Hire a Hardwood Flooring Contractor

The 3 Most Surprising Places Hardwood is Replacing Tile

Without a doubt, hardwood floors are both beautiful and becoming more and more popular. What most don’t know is that these hardwood floors are replacing tile inside homes all around the nation. As time passes, wood floors are becoming more incorporated into every room of the house. This can be seen in many home decor … Read More The 3 Most Surprising Places Hardwood is Replacing Tile

Will Ice Melt or Salt Hurt My Wood Floors?

  Winter isn’t over yet! All of the ice melt and salt on the sidewalks in Kansas City, Overland Park, Lee’s Summit, MO, and the KC metro can do harm to your beautiful hardwood floors. It starts out with moisture being tracked into your home from this wet, snowy, and icy weather. Moisture on your … Read More Will Ice Melt or Salt Hurt My Wood Floors?