1. Why You Need to Sand Your Floors

    Anyone who has embarked on a hardwood flooring project probably knows that sanding the wood is one of the most crucial steps in the process. Because it is so normal for sanding to be done, you may never have stopped to ask exactly why hardwood flooring needs to be sanded if you are completing a refinishing project. If you are in the hardwood floor refinishing or installation market, the team here …Read More

  2. Suggestions for Hardwood Floor Cleaning

    Your floors receive constant use and abuse everyday, which means it is bound to find some wear and tear such as scratches and stains. When time comes to clean and revitalize your floors, it is important to find the proper cleaning supplies. While you want to ensure a deep and thorough clean, you also don’t want to use anything that has the potential to harm your floors. There are several methods…Read More

  3. 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

  4. Preparing for Winter: Avoiding Hardwood Flooring Stains

    Though we are in the height of fall, winter is right around the corner. With winter comes slush, snow, wet clothes, and road salt. As tempting as it is to run from the sidewalk to your entryway to avoid the cold, bringing the winter inside with you can spell disaster for your hardwood floors. Winter and wood have a tumultuous relationship and this year will be no different. The Hardwood Perfect Fl…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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