Category Archives: About Hardwood floors

Things to Consider When It’s Time for New Floors

A well-maintained hardwood floor can last your home a lifetime. Eventually, however, there’s only so much resurfacing, maintenance, and repairs that can be done before it’s finally time for a replacement. If that time has come for you, there are a few things you should keep in mind! Knowing the Signs In order to be
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Acclimation: Knowing Your Interior Environment

Many of the most important factors at play in caring for your floor are categorized as aspects of your interior environment. This is one of several reasons why temperature, humidity, and the concept of acclimation are so important! Your Floors and Their Environment As you may know, the process of choosing the right wood flooring
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Why Pick Wood?

When planning for a home renovation project, it can be difficult to choose between new carpet and the many types of hardwood flooring available. For the pros at Smith Bros Flooring, however, there is a clear winner in the proverbial debate between hardwood and traditional carpet. We believe hardwood is a preferable choice for nearly
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Caring for your Hardwood Floors and Preventing Damage

Hardwood floors are a great investment. They add value to your home and provide a beautiful, long-lasting flooring solution. Carpet easily becomes a hassle when you begin to suffer the effects of the extra regular maintenance it often requires. At Smith Bros Flooring, we have been providing hardwood-flooring solutions throughout Calgary for more than 100
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The History of Wood Floors

While hardwood floors might seem to be the norm in many older homes, this hasn’t always been the case. Hardwood does have quite a long history as a flooring solution, but widespread use of polished hardwood in homes may not go back quite as far as you’d think. When one pictures the historic interiors of
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Benefits of Having a Professional Install Your Wood Floors

When renovating your home, you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to install new hardwood flooring. Hardwood is preferable to carpet in many ways, but one of the most important is lifetime. Hardwood lasts much longer than carpet and, when installed correctly, can exceed the lifetime of many other aspects of your home. Having your new floors
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Carpet vs. Wood Floors – Why Hardwood is a Better Choice!

The debate between carpet and hardwood flooring is inevitable. Many homeowners in colder climates prefer carpet for its’ insulating properties while those that prefer ease and convenience when it comes to maintenance are more likely to choose hardwood. Hardwood flooring technology continues to improve on a yearly basis, and there are a variety of different
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Increasing the Value of your Home with Quality Hardwood Flooring

Whether you’re thinking of selling your home in the near future or ten years down the line, you’ll benefit from considering a few ways in which you can increase the value of your home. Small, well-coordinated home improvements will ultimately help you get the most for your home when, and if, you do decide to
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Signs your Hardwood Floors are in Need of Replacement

How long have you had your existing hardwood floors? Have your floors taken quite a beating over the years? If so, it may be time to start thinking about replacing or refinishing your floors, but it can often be difficult to know which solution is best for you. Hardwood floors take a significant amount of
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Cleaning Prefinished Hardwood Flooring

Did you recently install prefinished hardwood floors in your home? Do you know how to properly care for your new prefinished floors? If not, you should learn the proper care techniques so that you can extend the lifetime of your brand new floors! At Smith Brothers, we recognize the importance of regular maintenance and care
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Client Testimonials

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. Wood is a natural resource, renewable and recyclable. Buildings, barns, ships and other structures made of wood often find a second life in wood flooring, cabinets, wa…