Nearly all old or damaged hardwood floors can be repaired by skilled contractors, which may save you a pretty penny on installing new flooring. However, a few key signs indicate when total replacement is necessary: floors with structural subfloor issues; extreme movement between wood boards; and floors that have been sanded too many times, revealing nails or weak joints.
Hardwood flooring may not be the most water-resistant kitchen flooring choice, but it is a popular and beautiful floor covering. The wide-plank hardwood in this kitchen is made with FSC-certified hardwood and protected with an eco-friendly wax-oil finish. Photo courtesy of DuChateau Floors
Beautiful hardwood flooring with a compass design and an eye-catching design make this transitional entryway really stand out. The white molding carries through to the wainscoting for a cohesive design.
This guest bedroom achieves a more sophisticated look with the addition of new hardwood flooring and a bar-height, built-in vanity. The room is spacious and inviting thanks to the simple furnishings and color combinations.
Incorporating textural differences into your master bath will not only create an excellent design plan, but will also add depth to your space. This master bath combines the textures of hardwood flooring, ceramic and tile to create subtle differences in line and shape while maintaining the overall neutral color scheme of the room.
This hallway is kept bright with white walls and natural light from the layers of large windows. Light hardwood steps match the flooring. A stylish glass table supports modern decoration and red flowers adding a touch of color to the hall.
Traditional meets rustic in this family room. This white wooden entertainment center not only showcases additional decorative accents, but functions as a unifying design element within the entire space.