How to Keep Your Hardwood Floors Clean During Winter

How to Keep Your Hardwood Floors Clean During Winter

Love it or hate it, winter is here. Needless to say, salt, slush, and snow can be a nightmare for hardwood floors. While the moisture may be the most obvious culprit, it’s not your only concern. In fact, the chemicals found in the salt used to combat ice can destroy hardwood floors if left unchecked. Fortunately, with the right preparation, you can protect your  floors and keep them free from winter damages.

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What Is Transition Molding?

What Is Transition Molding?

Transition molding is a must-have in every room. Your molding, or lack thereof, will have a significant impact on the look, feel, and functionality of your floor. Transition molding allows one surface to transition smoothly to another. Thus, this type of molding presents an essential safety necessity. Without it, you could trip between transitioning surfaces or changes in elevation.

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Awesome Hardwood Floor Patterns to Inspire You

Awesome Hardwood Floor Patterns to Inspire You

There are many aspects to consider when installing new hardwood floors. Color, size, type of wood, and pattern. Many households have straight patterns, which is traditional. However, there are many more you can choose from, all of which have stunning results. It all really comes down to your style. Below are a few examples of hardwood floor patterns. This is not an exhaustive list but hits the popular options.

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Hardwood Flooring Care Instructions

Hardwood Flooring Care Instructions

After your new and improved hardwood flooring project is complete, it’s all about maintaining that beautiful wood finish. And, with a regular maintenance and cleaning plan, it’s not as difficult as you think to keep the floors looking as shiny and intact as they are now. Simply follow our step-by-step hardwood flooring care instructions below to protect your flooring and prolong its lifespan.

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Tips for Picking the Right Color Wood Flooring

Tips for Picking the Right Color Wood Flooring

Choosing the right color wood flooring for your new project is no easy decision. Your new wooden floors should ultimately complement your walls, furnishings, cabinetry, architecture and color scheme. To help you along, we have a few tips for picking the right color wood flooring for your space.

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Why Wide Plank Wood Flooring Is for You

Why Wide Plank Wood Flooring Is for You

Chances are you know good hardwood flooring when you see it, from a high-gloss finish to quality materials. But, what makes certain types of flooring stand above the rest? Wide plank wood flooring gives your home a lasting, beautiful look without sacrificing durability. And, with the help of Elite Hardwood Flooring, home renovators all over Annapolis have upgraded their space. Here’s why installing wide plank wood flooring should be your next renovation project.

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5 Benefits to Refinishing Hardwood Floors

5 Benefits to Refinishing Hardwood Floors

So, your hardwood floors have seen better days. Maybe they’re not as shiny as they once were. Or, perhaps you noticed more than a few scratches. Whatever the reason may be, you know that something needs to be done. As you consider your options, you’re faced with two choices: refinishing your hardwood floors or replacing them entirely. When properly installed and maintained, hardwood floors can last for centuries. Before you replace your valuable hardwoods with laminate flooring, tile or even carpet, consider the following reasons to refinish your hardwood floors instead.

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What Color of Hardwood Flooring Is Best for Your Home?

What Color of Hardwood Flooring Is Best for Your Home?

Hardwood floors bring a warm, natural look to your home. But, before you can settle on any one option, you need to first think about color. While choosing the color of hardwood flooring may seem like an easy task, making the final selection can be difficult. Below, we outline some tips for picking out the best color for your hardwood floors.

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