How to Repair Hardwood Floor Water Damage

Ever wonder how hard it would be to repair a hardwood floor water damage spot in your floor? I shot a video of our last water-damage repair a couple weeks ago. It shows the general process of replacing the damaged boards, sanding and refinishing. Click here to learn more about common hardwood floor repairs. Let us know if you need …

Hardwood Floors with Kids and Pets — Is it Possible?

Many people think they should wait until their kids are out of the house — and have taken the pets with them — to install the hardwood floors they’ve always dream of. But why should you wait 20 years or more to have something that can bring you joy now and for all those years to come? In this blog …

Thoughts on a Good Hardwood Guy

My name is Mike Totta and I’m a hardwood floor specialist in Kansas City, MO. I’m writing while I sit at the 2012 NWFA Expo which is the major trade show for our industry. I’ve been thinking lately about what separates a good hardwood guy from an average or poor hardwood guy. Here are a few thoughts… Passion for the …

Hitting the Hardwoods

If your eyes have been glued to the the TV screen this March, you’re not alone. Millions of people all over the United States are rooting for their favorite college basketball teams as they partake in the NCAA Division I Basketball Championship, often known as March Madness. You may have noticed that all the games are played on hard wood …

Thrifty Home Décor Doesn’t Have to Mean Second Hand Style!

I love poking around Pottery Barn, Crate and Barrel and other home décor stores. They have great stuff, sometimes over-priced, but I always find something I like. The only drawback (other than I can’t buy everything I want) is that no matter what I buy there will be hundreds, probably thousands, of other people with the same candlesticks, ottomans and …