What to Know Before Shopping for Hardwood Flooring

What to know when you're ready to purchase a hardwood floor by 1woodfloors.com.     Are you in the market for flooring? Hardwood flooring is one of the best investments you can make for your home. Your installation company is the most important thing next to finding a good product. Hardwood flooring is one of the most technically detailed products for installers in...

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Why Are My Hardwood Floors Separating?

Michigan Hardwood Flooring expands and contracts.     Hardwood flooring expands and contracts, this happens in Michigan more often than not. With all the new wide plank hardwood flooring being sold and installed this should be of high topic in Michigan as we enter the winter months. At 1woodfloors.com our company educates our customers prior to purchasing a hardwood floor. In some situations a certain...

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About Laminate Flooring – Let’s Discover Your Options

You may be thinking about laminate flooring for any number of reasons. Cost can be a huge factor, but it can also be a better fit for the environment you live in or the construction of your home. Often we hear from new customers that they want laminate flooring but are afraid that they’ll spend a good deal of money...

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How Subflooring Impacts Your Installation

You might know a bit about the type of floor you want installed, but you may not know very much about the construction underneath it. It’s important that your contractor understands exactly what he’s working with to give you not only a beautiful floor, but a floor that will stand the test of time.     For instance, did you know that asbestos...

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Hand Scraped Hardwood Flooring – A Look to Love

Do you enjoy the look of old-fashioned flooring? Maybe you want something that looks aged? Hand scraped hardwood floors are increasingly popular and come in many types of wood and styles.     Whether you’re interested in a distressed floor for one room, or an entire motif to match cabinetry throughout the entire house, there are a lot of options available with the...

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Tips to Keep Your Floor Like New

Hardwood floors are beautiful, but are they hard to maintain? They’re far easier to keep up than some other options. For instance, carpeting is much harder to clean because dirt gets down into the fabric and it can be tough to completely remove without a professional cleaning—which can be costly. If you have allergies, hardwood floors are ideal for keeping...

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Hardwood Floor Installation – What’s Right For Your Home?

Many homeowners want to install hardwood floors in their home but don’t know what kind of floor they should choose. While more choices are always considered a great thing, the problem is often that people find it confusing to have so many options.     At 1woodfloors.com, we can help you choose the right floor for your home and lifestyle. Here are the...

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Bamboo Hardwood Flooring in Michigan

What is the difference between bamboo and other types of hardwood? That’s easy—bamboo isn’t wood. Technically bamboo is a type of grass. The reason you’ll find it categorized with hardwood is that it offers the same look and functionality.     Bamboo can be a beautiful choice for your home. But you should note two main differences between wood and bamboo:     Bamboo is...

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Wide Plank Flooring Gives You Timeless Elegance

If you’ve been looking into having new hardwood floors installed, you’ve probably seen some mention of wide plank flooring. It’s very popular right now aesthetically, but it’s also a beautiful hardwood floor choice that will, with proper maintenance, last the life of your home.     What does the term “wide plank” mean? It’s exactly what it sounds like—the boards are wider than...

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