Investment vs Disposable Flooring

Spend More Now to Save More Later When you’re looking to upgrade your flooring, the initial price of hardwood floors can look a little daunting compared to carpet.  But there are a lot of good reasons to invest in hardwood floors instead of carpet.  Read on to find out our top 3 reasons. #1: Hardwoods are an Investment; Carpet is …

How do I clean my Hardwood Floors?

There’s one question I get asked on almost every job. How do I clean my Hardwood Floors? So here’s my answer: There are a lot of ideas out there on how to clean your hardwoods. Some are more complicated than others, but it’s really quite simple. Use a hardwood flooring cleaner and a microfiber mop with a wet and dry …

Are Hardwood Finishes Safe for My Family?

Many people worry about the environmental friendliness of hardwood floors. They may also be concerned about the safety of the materials used to finish the floors.  Well, we’ve got more good news. High Quality, Safe Finishes Totta Hardwoods is invested not only in installing the most beautiful hardwood floors in your home — but also in making sure we do …

Fixing Squeaks in Hardwood Floors

Squeaks are a common problem in most floors are a simple if you can get down to the sub-floor and put screws in. However, this is not an option where hardwood floors are currently installed. Most contractors will try to fix them by installing shims between the floor joists and sub-floor from underneath. This is not a permanent fix and …

Hardwood Floors Are Eco-Friendly

When it comes to eco-friendly flooring, your first thought may not be hardwood flooring.  The truth is, when furnishing your home with environmentally responsible items, hardwood floors can be a great option. The Environmental Advantages of Hardwood Floors There are a number of ways that hardwood floors are eco-friendly — especially when compared to carpet. Longevity Hardwood floors are meant …