Q: I have a question about my pre-engineered floors (not sure if you could assist, but figure I’d ask). Some of my pre-engineered flooring is peeling at the edges. What can I do to repair them?Continue reading Laminate edges peeling
Q: Should I use 18 gauge or 16 gauge nails on 3/4″ prefinished Hickory?Continue reading Installing hickory
Q: Can I lay vinyl plank flooring over bamboo? I know it sounds crazy, but my dark bamboo in my kitchen is so chipped and damaged, and with no sheen left. I really don’t want to have to pull it all up.Continue reading Can I lay vinyl plank flooring over bamboo?
Q: My floors seem to have spots along each side, in the seam between the boards.Continue reading Spots along sides of boards
Q: We purchased a house that had small areas of incomplete wood flooring in three rooms. There are 3 or 4 rows in each room where the flooring is 2-4 inches short of the wall. Can this be repaired or do new boards need to be put in? And if so, would the color be noticeably off?
Q: I recently put down Acacia Pryzm Armstrong flooring for my neighbors. Their kitchen got flooded and all the flooring in the kitchen and part of the dining buckled up and now smells like mildew. My question is – without removing the whole entire flooring can just that area be replaced? It’s locked in together but I’m not sure how to put pieces back in without removing the whole floor. I really don’t want to do that so I’m hoping you might have a solution.Continue reading Replacing the middle of a damaged floor
Q: I’ve clear coated several floors in the past year but my current project is my first dark stain on a large floor. In my first attempt, I failed in getting an even stain. I took it back to bare wood for my second attempt.Continue reading First time staining wood floor a dark color
Q: I need 9″x9″ unfinished red oak parquet with tongue and groove for installation. Where can I locate it?Continue reading ISO 9″x9″ unfinished red oak parquet with tongue and groove
Q: I stained a floor then a contractor came in and worked in the house. He thought it was sealed but it wasn’t. How can I clean it up enough to seal it?Continue reading Cleaning a floor between staining and finishing
Q: How do I know what kind of wood my floors are? All rooms look different in 100+ yr home.Continue reading What kind of wood is my floor