Author Archives: Eric Arneson

Different Board Widths to Consider

Different Board Widths to Consider

Looking for the perfect type of hardwood floor can be an overwhelming process. People go to the flooring showrooms in search of the perfect color and type… most can begin to breathe easy once they have that ideal sample of wood clasped tightly in their hands. If you’ve been considering installing new hardwoods in your […]

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Swedish Finish vs Water Based Finish

Swedish Finish vs Water Based Finish

If you’ve decided to add hardwood floors to your home, or if you’re simply just refinishing your existing floor, you have a handful of decisions to make. In many ways, your flooring is an indispensable element of décor and the type or color you choose really depends on personal preference. But it`s the final finish […]

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Hardwood Floor Installation Patterns

Hardwood Floor Installation Patterns

The installation pattern you choose for your space can have as much weight on the resultant look as the actual wood you put in. It will influence the way furniture will sit and the movement in the room. Although there aren’t that many options, they are vastly different from each other. Here are some various […]

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Hardwoods in Bathrooms

Hardwoods in Bathrooms

When building or remodeling a bathroom, homeowners have shied away from using hardwoods as a flooring option. The mantra that designers and architects have stuck to is “wood and water don’t mix”. The inevitably humid environment in a bathroom, as well as unavoidable spills and splashes, have the power to warp or cup the wood […]

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Whole House Humidifier Reviews

Since we posted our article last month about ‘Winter Cold Causing Problems with Your Hardwoods’, we’ve had a handful of people ask us about different humidifier options for their home. As we explained, along with the cold winter weather comes dry air. To stay toasty warm in our homes, we sometimes crank up the heater, which adds […]

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Thank you very much for good work, Eric and your crew!

— Kevin, Bellevue

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Thank you so much… my floors look brand new.

— Jerri, Lynnwood

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Thanks so much! The floor looks fantastic – I’m thrilled!

— Dena, Kenmore

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American Cherry Hardwoods in Clyde Hill

American Cherry Hardwoods in Clyde Hill

We recently refinished the American Cherry hardwood floors in this beautiful Clyde Hill home. American Cherry is been a highly valued hardwood for centuries, and is famous for its wonderful reddish color that deepens with age as it is exposed to light. Many people don’t know that cherry trees belong to the rose family. Also, […]

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Winter Cold Causing Problems With Your Hardwoods? How Whole House Humidifiers Can Help...

Winter Cold Causing Problems With Your Hardwoods? How Whole House Humidifiers Can Help…

During these cold winter nights, do you hear your house speaking to you? Yes, I’m talking about those creaking and cracking noises from your floors. Much like anything else in nature, your hardwood floors can get stressed, especially with drastic temperature changes. So when you hear those strange noises in your house at night, it’s […]

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The floor looks much better – actually it looks fantastic.

— Inger, Seattle

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