We all know how hectic it can be during the Holiday Season. Friends and family always coming and going, kids and pets running around. We all have that one family member that we kindly ask not to scoot back in the chair yet he does it anyways denting, and scratching the floors! Even if we put aside the fact that some of your friends and family may damage your floors, what happens when they show up and your floors are already beat up or just plain dirty. Nobody likes to show off dust or dirt… and neither should you. This week we will give you some tips for flooring upkeep before the holidays and methods to prevent damage so you can breathe easy when the party starts.
Hardwood floors are a highly valued aspect of any home. According to many realtors and many sources such as HGTV, the NWFA and Forbes: new or updated floors (especially hardwood) can increase the value of your home in many cases. Hardwood flooring has become a sought after item for many homebuyers, especially in Portland’s current housing market. Did you know that the current hardwood floors that you have can be refinished to almost any look for cheap?
We invest so much into our homes to make them beautiful but often forget to maintain them. Some of the things we put our floors through on a day to day basis may seem harmless but gradually result in devastating damage. This week we would like to go over the top six things that you may be doing that are ruining your floors and how to prevent them from happening.
You have hardwood floors (or are thinking about getting hardwood floors) but are also a proud pet owner. Claws, urine, teeth, and just their general messiness can cause irreparable damage to hardwood floors if the proper precautions are not taken. Here comes the question; are hardwood floors right for your situation? It depends on many factors and we are here to explore all of the options with you as well as give you some practical tips.