If there’s a single type of call that we receive most often from homeowners it is a call about worn spots in front of high traffic areas – refrigerator, sink, range, or desk. They’re asking how much it will cost to spot refinish just a portion of their hardwood or engineered wood floor. Believe me. […]
Author Archives: Igor Murokh
With summer temperatures in the 80’s and 90’s and humidity inside some homes 60% or higher, you’re likely to see some changes in your wood flooring. I recently chatted with David Hochberg on his radio show, Home Sweet Home Chicago, about the impact that high humidity can have on wood flooring. As we discussed in […]
We’re publishing a two-part blog post detailing how we might care for a loved one who has contracted COVID-19. It is a “How-To” guide on preparing and managing a COVID-19 positive home.
If you’re like most, you want to do all that you can to keep loved ones healthy. While there’s no perfect way to inhibit the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, experts recommend keeping the hard surfaces around your home clean and disinfected
With the rapid change in weather from warm and humid to cold and dry, the environment in your home is changing as well. It’s likely that the humidity level has plummeted from over 50% to 30% or lower, a humidity level where wood flooring begins to suffer. “Dry Cupping” on Engineered Wood Floors Engineered wood […]
Engineered Wood Flooring, Prefinished Flooring, wood floor care, wood floor gaps
Engineered Wood Flooring and Dry Cupping in the Winter
Is Your Wood Floor Cupping During the Winter? During the winter Mr. Floor traditionally receives a high number of calls from Chicagoland customers who are seeing gaps between the planks of their hardwood floors. As we’ve written in previous publications, during the winter hot air loses its ability to hold moisture and unless humidity is […]
Ever wonder how Mr. Floor deep cleans hardwood floors? Here’s your answer!
Summer months mean higher humidity levels in your home. Learn how humidity affects the performance of your wood floor.
You should not use blue tape or any other tape on your wood floor when painting. Tape can peel off a weakened finish and leave adhesive residue behind.
Is your wood floor suffering from water damage? Here’s Mr. Floor’s guide to dealing with warped, buckled or discolored hardwood floors ruined by water.