1. Engineered Hardwood and Laminate Flooring: What’s the Difference?

    We have previously discussed the difference between a solid and engineered hardwood floor. However, there is a third option we did not discuss; laminate. Laminate can catch a bad rap in the flooring world, especially when compared to solid plank floors. A good way to look at it is on a scale, with solid hardwood at the fully natural end, and laminate being on the synthetic end, with engineered in …Read More

  2. 3 Hardwood Flooring Myths

    When thinking about installing hardwood floors in your home, it can be easy to get caught up in the myths and secondhand information given to you by friends and family members. In this blog, we’ll cover three hardwood flooring myths and help you make the best decision for new floors in your home. Myth #1: Hardwood Flooring is Too Expensive While hardwood can be expensive up front (depending on t…Read More

  3. Hardwood Floors for Your Dining Room

    We wrote last time about new hardwood floors for your bedroom, and in this post, we’ll transition to another room that can benefit from new floors – the dining room. While the dining room may not be a space that you use formally on a regular occasion, it should still be a functional space that you enjoy using on special occasions, such as holidays. New hardwood floors can give the room new lif…Read More

  4. Hardwood Floors for Your Bedroom

    You may not have the budget to install new hardwood floors in every room of your house or apartment, but you do want to upgrade the floors in one or two rooms. When deciding which rooms make the top of the list, the obvious choices are often the living room or family room. While those areas are great choices, it's important to also consider other rooms, such as the master bedroom. While guests may…Read More

  5. Solid Versus Engineered Hardwood

    At Hardwood Perfect Flooring, we’re often asked questions about hardwood species, colors, stains, and the like. Another question we often hear is, “What’s the difference between solid and engineered hardwood floors?” While each offers a beautiful look for any home or business, there are some distinct differences and advantages to each one. In this blog, we’ll hopefully answer that questi…Read More

  6. Finish Your Restoration with New Hardwood Floors

    New York City is a place filled with history, and no matter where you live, something or someone of significance likely happened or lived nearby. If you’re planning to restore a historic brownstone or tenement building in NYC, new hardwood floors are the perfect way to finish. We know that you may be months away from putting new floors down, but at Hardwood Perfect Flooring, we know that once yo…Read More

  7. Glue Down, Staple Down, Nail Down, and Floating Floors

    When you've decided to install hardwood floors in your home, it might seem that all there's left to do is pick a type of wood, a stain color, and that's all. While those two aspects are very important, there's also the question of how your floors will be installed. Each option presents its own benefits, and at Hardwood Perfect Flooring in NYC, we can handle glue down, staple down, nail down, and f…Read More

  8. Restore Your Company’s Hardwood Floors

    When people talk about hardwood floors, the first thought is often about residential floors and how to keep them looking pristine. However, in New York City, many former residences are now locations for small businesses such as boutiques or art galleries, and the original hardwood floors were one of the factors that appealed to the business owner. If you own a business in NYC that has hardwood flo…Read More

  9. Replace That Old Carpet with New Hardwood

    Carpeted floors can be soft and comfortable, but vacuuming them regularly and having them professionally cleaned once or twice a year can be a hassle. On top of that, they can begin to look dingy and absorb dirt, debris, and odors, even with regular upkeep. Hardwood floors can be much easier to maintain, and you won't have to worry about the hidden dirt and allergens lurking in your carpet. If you…Read More

  10. Pet Damage to Hardwood Floors

    If you’re a pet owner, you love spending time with your four-legged friends, but if you have hardwood floors, your dog’s or cat’s claws can do a number on the floor surface. The click-clack of their nails hitting the wood might be a cute sound, but when you think about what those nails are doing, the cute factor can quickly disappear. Your dog or cat might also scratch your floors when stres…Read More