Category Archives: Hardwood Floors

5 Fun Indoor Activities Safe for Hardwood Flooring

Whether it’s raining, snowing or you simply don’t have the time (or energy) to step outside, there are plenty of fun activities to enjoy indoors. If you’re looking for ways to keep yourself (and your family) entertained without damaging your hardwood floors, this post is for you. Fun Activities That Are Hardwood Floor-Safe It doesn’t matter if it’s raining or you’re simply reluctant to go out, there are times when you must stay inside. If you have kids at home, you may worry about how Read more [...]

How to Choose the Right Sheen for Your Hardwood Floor

  Hardwood flooring is an investment that adds value, durability, and elegance to your home. That is why you need to pay close attention to every detail, including the colour, texture and feel of the finished flooring. The term sheen, also called lustre or gloss, is used to describe the light- reflecting property of a particular surface and has a huge impact on how the finished space will look. But more often than not, people do not understand its importance. Here we will explain the Read more [...]

4 Amazing Decor Tips for Rooms with Dark Hardwood Floor

Dark hardwood primarily refers to deep brown, grey and black wood usually obtained from species of mahogany, hickory, oak and ebony. There are several reasons why dark wood is chosen for flooring and has been in trend for quite some time now. The dark colour acts as a prominent backdrop for furniture and accessories. Effects of exposure to sunlight are not quickly visible in dark wood flooring which is an added advantage that lighter variants fail to offer. Dark hardwood has a bold look that is Read more [...]

5 Most Popular Surface Textures for Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood has always been the top flooring choice among Canadian homeowners for its many advantages and timeless appeal. It is available in different species and surface textures, giving you ample options to choose from. The following are some of the most popular surface textures that you can consider for your home. Your choice of texture can influence the overlook décor, so it’s a good idea to know about some of the popular ones. Read more [...]

5 Sure-Fire Ways to Transform a Hardwood Bedroom

Being the most intimate space of a home, bedrooms deserve much thought and planning when being decorated so that it transforms into a space that’s welcoming. Hence, the furniture, flooring and accessories all must be considered as a whole while designing the interior. The warmth and classic beauty of hardwood make it an ideal choice for almost every room in the house. Particularly in the bedroom, its warm texture imparts a soothing ambience when complemented with the right décor and lighting.Being Read more [...]

10 Awesome Hardwood Flooring Hacks That Will Make Life Easy

Let’s say it has been a while since you installed the hardwood flooring at home and over the time it has developed some wear and tear in places. The minor scratches and dents do not call for refinishing but make your floor look unsightly and the lustre of the newly installed floor is somewhat lost. Regular maintenance can minimize such wear and tear to a large extent but not eradicate the problem entirely. This post compiles some useful hacks which will help you to get rid of any unsightly scratches Read more [...]

9 Reasons Why Hickory Hardwood Flooring Is Gaining Popularity

A native hardwood species of North America, hickory has a distinctive look that can complement your home perfectly. Hardwood is the ultimate choice of many Canadian households when they are looking for a long-term investment that will last for generations. Choosing the species of hardwood must be done after much deliberation so that you won’t have buyer’s remorse. There’s recently been a growing popularity of hickory flooring. Your friends at Amazon Hardwood Center have outlined the reasons Read more [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best Hardwood Flooring for Your Home

There are different types of flooring from hardwood, stone, vinyl to carpet and terrazzo. Hardwood is considered a high-quality option for its characteristics. It is durable and resistant to dust and debris. It can also last a lifetime if properly maintained. All hardwood is not created equal and choosing the best flooring is not a matter of colour preferences or aesthetics alone. Hardwood allows plenty of scope for creativity with different finishes, textures, and hardness ratings for the chosen Read more [...]

5 Best Kitchen Flooring Options for Your Home

Your kitchen is often the most used (and abused) place in your home. From spills and food stains to heavy foot traffic and dropped utensils, the flooring here has to endure a lot. This is why it's important to have a floor that doesn't just look good but can handle everyday wear. Since moisture and temperature fluctuations are common in kitchens, not every material is suitable as flooring. Balancing looks, comfort and functionality is the key to making the best choice. 5 Top Flooring Ideas for Your Read more [...]

5 Possible Signs That Your Hardwood Flooring Needs Refinishing

The classic look that hardwood provides is loved by everyone. From the beautiful sheen to its rich colour, hardwood flooring has the ability to convert a house into a home. However, after a few years of suffering wear and tear, you may notice some imperfections visible in the flooring. These imperfections usually mean that it could be time to refinish your hardwood flooring. The best time to notice these imperfections is when your floor has just been cleaned, as there are no dirt or dust particles Read more [...]
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