About Hardwood Flooring

Antique-Impressions-Prefinished-7-White-OakUnlike many floor coverings, hardwood floors can last the lifetime of the building in which they are installed. Home owners who want them to last that long, however, should note the number one enemy of a hardwood floor: moisture.

Hardwood floors naturally expand when moisture is present and shrink when it is not. Whether the reactions are a problem or not depends on the severity of the situation. Following are some of the common results when water and wood floors combine…

Bona dustless sanding system

An introductory video to our Bona dustless sanding system. This is an excerpt from the Remodel it with Her! episode airing Sunday October 7, 2012 at 10:30 am mtn on CTV

About Calgary Hardwood Flooring

Honesty and Integrity. These are the two words that reveal volumes about a business and in some cases are the foundation for success. It is those two words that you hear over and over again throughout the history of Smith Bros. Floors Ltd. established in 1918 here in Calgary.

There is nothing fancy about being honest. There is nothing superficial about having integrity. They are two principles that customers respect, rely on and seek.

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Why Choose Hardwood Floors?

Wood flooring is timeless. It enhances the warmth of any home and compliments the decor of any room.

Like a fine piece of furniture, wood flooring increases in value and becomes more beautiful with time. In a national survey, 90 percent of real estate agents said that houses with wood flooring sell faster and for more money.

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Hardwood Products and Types of Hardwood

The most common types of hardwood that are used for flooring are Red Oak, White Oak, Maple, Birch, Beech and American Cherry.
These hardwood products are all graded for their appearance only. All hardwood within a particular species is of the same quality, that is, it is all the same hardness and stability. Grades refer to the appearance of the wood only. Higher grades are uniform in appearance and the lower the grade, the more variation you will see in the wood.

 

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