Humidity: its Effect on Flooring

Choosing reclaimed flooring for your home or cottage is one of the best decisions you can make. Not only does it beautifully display character and add richness to the space, it can withstand marking and wear much better than a new wood floor. This is in part due to the patina that the majority ofContinue reading “Humidity: its Effect on Flooring”

Engineered Flooring: For those tricky, temperature influenced floors

Engineered flooring is a fantastic product, especially when used in certain applications. There is occasionally misunderstanding about when is best to use Engineered Flooring. We’d like to discuss the product to help you figure out if it’s the right flooring for you. The Assembly Let’s talk about how Engineered Flooring is assembled. Often, we hearContinue reading “Engineered Flooring: For those tricky, temperature influenced floors”

Pre-finished versus on-site finished flooring

If you’re in the market for the perfect wood flooring for your home or cottage, you’ve probably come across a few debates about pre-finished floors versus on-site finished floors. Both options can turn into beautiful flooring. Here are a couple things to consider between pre-finished and onsite finished flooring. Currently, there are so many finishing productsContinue reading “Pre-finished versus on-site finished flooring”

DOUGLAS FIR: How the heck did it get to Ontario

Most would agree that old barns are pretty neat. Some barns have withstood the test of time, especially in Ontario. Ever wonder how they decided what lumber to use? Well, in short, most barns built in the 1800s were simply made up of the wood that was found on the farm property. It was easyContinue reading “DOUGLAS FIR: How the heck did it get to Ontario”