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 …

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 …

Wide Plank Flooring – Handcrafted One Plank at a Time

Superior Hardwoods of Montana continues to strive to become a major leader in the reclaimed wood flooring industry. One of the unique opportunities I have been given is working with others in the organization to develop and brand new flooring products.  One of my favorites has been the “Glacier Grainery” wide plank hard wood flooring from our Heirloom Series. This …

Thoughts on Reclaimed Flooring

When I think back over the last year or two on my journey in the reclaimed lumber /  reclaimed flooring industry, it was a bit overwhelming at times, even with 30 years in the hardwood lumber business. Reclaimed wood is a horse of a different color when compared to new wood flooring and lumber. Just like anything in life, it …