Q: Where can I buy approx. 330 square feet of 3/4×2-1/4 distressed solid oak flooring? I am trying to match present flooring of Chickasaw cabin strip (Amber or antique finish).
A: I do believe Sheoga (out of Ohio) makes some hand scraped. Does Chickasaw not have what you need to match?
Solid oak treads on concrete stairs
I have concrete stairs going to my basement. I want to glue solid oak treads and 1/4 inch plywood risers using Bostik glue. What do you think?
Where to buy flooring
My daughter lives in Toronto and has purchased the ******* from a big box store. It amounted to almost $10,000 of material. Recently she has had to make the decision to move to another studio space. She is allowed to pull the floor up and move it to the other…
Proper underlayment for solid hardwood flooring
Q: I am in the process of buying solid hardwood maple flooring 2 1/4" with 3/4" thickness. I have been researching the web and have found numerous opinions, pros and cons on the use of a proper underlayment. I have a heated insulated basement with duct work running along the…
Wormholes in #1 common red oak hardwood flooring
Q: Is the presence of multiple wormholes acceptable in #1 common red oak hardwood flooring (up to 39 holes in one 47” plank)? A: It is a lower grade of wood. The lower the grade, the more (character) marks are permitted, including knots, worm holes, wide colour variations and black…
Have you ever seen red and white oak flooring mixed?
Q: Have you ever seen red and white oak flooring mixed? A: It is my understanding that Bruce pre finished floors can be a mix of both red and white which is why they call their products "oak" rather than specifically red or white oak. The colouration of the 2…
I'd like to put in White Oak throughout 3 bedrooms, a dining room, a hall and foyer. What would that cost, in Toronto? I want HARD wood that's dog friendly. If something cheaper is actually better, that would be nice.