Hardwood floors are known to increase a home’s visual appeal and resale value, but they do much more than just boost the homeowner’s future financial health. Hardwood floors are also better for your family’s physical health!
Shannon & Waterman recently welcomed Megan Stout as Sales Director, Southeast. She will be responsible for directing sales in the Southeast U.S. region, based in Memphis.
Shannon & Waterman recently welcomed Jessica Johnson as Director of Sales, Southwest, based in Dallas. She will be responsible for sales in the Southwest U.S. region and looks forward to helping clients achieve their perfect flooring look through a consultative approach.
From floor plan, location, style, and design down to the more intimate details like color and finish – your home is an expression of you. With new advances in technology, now you can choose a custom color for your hardwood floors to match your unique personality and taste. Today’s floor colors are as exciting and diverse as the homes they inhabit.
Moisture in the air (or lack thereof) affects everything around us, but have you ever considered how humidity is affecting your wood flooring? Most likely you have not, but it is helpful knowledge to have when selecting wood floors for your home and as you are enjoying them after installation.
There is no denying that hardwood floors are beautiful. They add value to a home and they generally make for a great investment. That said, many people still shy away from installing hardwood floors, or even exploring how and where they could be used, due to a handful of myths. It’s time to debunk those myths for good!
When choosing your hardwood floors, don’t be scared to step out of the box and express your personal style. Opting for a custom texture finish can be just the right ingredient to make your floors stand out.
There are many elements that go into creating a unique hardwood floor. The region in which the tree grows, how the log is sawn, and how it is dried all come together to create a truly one of a kind floor. The methods for cutting wood are determined by how the wood is intended to be used, style, and solidity of the wood.
Walnut is a very strong and stable wood that is easily workable and boasts a beautiful color, making it an ideal hardwood flooring choice to add warmth and beauty to any space.
If a floor remodel was on your list of resolutions for 2017, there’s still plenty of time to get your project off the ground. Many of the hottest trends for 2017 continue to gain in popularity and don’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. Not surprisingly, hardwood floors, specifically wide plank floors, are holding strong with all the top designers.
Ash is an extremely sturdy hardwood with an even and straight grain that makes a beautiful addition to any area. Since ash is so robust, it can be laid in high traffic areas with little concern for impairing the wood.
From Abraham to Viking long ships, to King Arthur, to your home, oakwood has a timeless and classic look, making it a popular choice for hardwood flooring. Whether you are building a new home to create a lifetime of memories with your family or simply upgrading a quiet corner getaway, oak adds warmth and character to any room.
Choosing between engineered or solid hardwood when planning your floor doesn’t have to be difficult. Knowing the differences and similarities can make the process simpler. Ultimately, choosing the right combination of factors to suit your design plans, your lifestyle, and your budget will all have to be considered when choosing the best flooring for your home.
When selecting the right wood species for your hardwood flooring, there are several things to consider. Your choice should not only reflect your lifestyle and the way you use the space, but also complement the style and decor of your home.