Author Archives: Eric Arneson

How to Move Furniture

Hardwood floors are a very durable yet not immune to damage. While water damage is very common, scratches and dents are high on the list of repair calls that we regularly receive. What’s the biggest offender? Furniture. Too often homeowners push a heavy chair or table over their beautifully refinished hardwood floors just to find […]

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Refinish Hardwood Floors Without Sanding?

Refinish Hardwood Floors Without Sanding?

Over time, the shiny finish of your beautiful hardwood floor is slowly removed by the friction of day-to-day living. It’s only natural for the top layer to get thinner and duller, with more scratches and tiny dents. Problems start to arise if you let that protective coat deteriorate for too long. Eventually it will expose […]

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Thank you for the beautiful job you did on my floors! I really appreciate it.

— Carole, Mukilteo

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An Eco-Friendly Flooring Option

An Eco-Friendly Flooring Option

Are you considering installing a new hardwood floor, but want to stay true to your earth-friendly ideals? Are you worried about how many beautiful trees need to be cut down in order to produce your new floors? You’re in luck! You may not know this, but hardwood floors are known to be very ecologically sound. […]

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Water On Hardwood Floors – Yikes!

Water damage on beautiful hardwood floors can be one of a homeowner’s worst nightmares. Imagine coming home after a wonderful weekend get-away only to find that your dishwasher has leaked water all over the hardwoods in your kitchen. Or sometimes the water slowly sneaks in when you least expect it, like in the entryway of […]

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Many thanks! The floors look beautiful. Will keep you in mind should any friends wonder aloud, “Who did your floors?”

— John, Seattle

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The floor looks great! THANKS!

— Charlene, Seattle

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Stained Maple Hardwood Floors in Bothell

Stained Maple Hardwood Floors in Bothell

Maple flooring is not just for basketball courts anymore, it’s also widely being used in many homes due to its beauty and practicality. Typically maple flooring is not stained and is finished with a natural finish. However, you can enhance the color and add an old worldly look by applying a light stain. We recently […]

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Hardwood Floor Cleaner Reviews

We hear the same question from many of our customers… “What is the best product to clean our hardwood floors?” What many people don’t know is that there are many cleaners sold in stores that claim to be good for wood floors but can actually damage your them.  In particular, oil soap cleaners can build […]

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When is the Best Time for Installing Hardwood Floors?

Hardwood floors naturally expand and shrink throughout the year depending on the humidity in the air. One question many people ask is when is the best time for installing hardwood floors to prevent gapping. Sometimes there is not an easy answer. If you install it in the summer, it may shrink next winter. If you […]

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Be sure to thank your crew for a job well done!

— Debra, Seattle

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