Expert Tips for Installing Solid Wood Flooring

If you’re looking to breathe new life into your home or commercial location, hardwood flooring provides a timeless appeal that adds beauty and sophistication to virtually any space. Installing solid wood flooring is an investment that adds value to your property and provides a look and feel that you, your family and your guests will love and enjoy. Wood floors …

Tips for Acclimating Hardwood Flooring

If you’re picking out new hardwood flooring or have already placed an order, you’ve likely imaged how nice your home is going to look once you have them installed. Installing hardwood floors is an exciting project whether you’re remodeling your home or putting the finishing touches on a new one. Hardwood floors bring beauty and sophistication to virtually any room, …

Hardwood Flooring Maintenance FAQs

For many homeowners, wood floors represent the height of style and elegance. Whether you have rustic unfinished cherry hardwood flooring, wormy chestnut, or stately pre-finished pine or oak, the good news is it’s easy to keep them looking great for generations. All you need is the right tools, a little insight and some helpful tips for maintaining hardwood flooring. Expert …

History in Every Floor | The Makings of Reclaimed Flooring

From magnificent barns, factories, grain elevators and long-abandoned buildings come the souvenirs of our past written in wood, reclaimed to be repurposed as flooring in many homes today. Reflecting the battle scars of a previous life — nail holes, knots, insect borings, splits, checks and saw marks — reclaimed wood flooring is a truly unique way to connect with the …

Wood Flooring Terminology Guide

Wood Flooring Terminology If you’re using or planning to use reclaimed wood or any wood for your building project, you probably share the pride we have at Superior Hardwoods of Montana in making use of this amazing material. Reclaimed wood imbues your project with the rich history of the original life of that wood, whether it came from old barns, …

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Reclaimed Wood

Why choose to use reclaimed wood in and around your home or for your next construction or building project? For many people, having wood that’s rich in history and character adds a certain beauty, charm and story to their surroundings. For some, it’s the conservation element that makes reclaimed wood their number one choice. Still others choose reclaimed wood for …

Reclaiming a Piece of the Past in American Chestnut Flooring

Have you ever thought about what it was like for the first American colonists? Can you imagine the thrill of seeing what would become your new homeland after traveling across the vast ocean that separates the United States from Europe? While it may be easy to imagine the excitement that the colonists had when they saw the shoreline, it’s not …

Hardwood Flooring Saw Cuts

  Hardwood flooring is a popular product with modern consumers, and for good reason. It’s clean, durable, and attractive. While the floor’s appearance is partly determined by the type of wood you choose, the way the wood is cut is also an important factor. Not only does it have a bearing on the appearance of the product, but it also …

Popular Hardwood Flooring Styles

The moment you decide that you want new flooring, it’s not surprising that the first thought you entertain is the money it will cost you. Don’t think you’re being stingy. In truth, you’re being practical, and consequently, you are being wise. If only money trees actually produced money, you wouldn’t be counting the money in your savings account and guessing how …

Signs That a Wooden Beam is Hand Hewn

Hand hewn wood beams give a home beautiful, natural ambiance. Knowing if a beam is hand hewn is done by examining its straightness, weight, and wood patterns. Wood beams can give your home an amazing look. They’re strong, elegant, and even though wood has been used for centuries to build homes, it has never gone out of style. Today, timber …