Hardwood Floor Refinishing
Is your hardwood floor looking old and worn? Does it show dullness and discoloration due to sun damage? After time, all surfaces show a reduction in the original finish. With proper maintenance your old hardwood floor can look like new again. It's easy to maintain the good looks and sound surface of your hardwood floor with the help of Custom Hardwood Flooring's experienced hardwood floor technicians. Our refinishing and restoration techniques will leave your hardwood floor looking like new, bringing out the full beauty of the woods natural grain and rich colors. Our reputation for quality hardwood flooring craftsmanship and excellent customer service is a tradition that we have delivered to the Los Angeles for more than 15 years. We will make your hardwood floors look like new and extend their life with a modern, durable finish that requires little care.
How to Care for a Newly Refinished Hardwood Floor
Hardwood floor requires periodic refinishing to remove scratches and other surface damage. Refinishing can make an old hardwood floor look new again. The new finish takes about a week to dry and cure completely. During this time cleaners and dust can adhere to the wood and make it look dull. Heavy traffic on the floors can also result in scratches on the new finish. After a week, the floors are fully cured and durable, making them once again able to withstand daily wear..... Read more about How to Care for your newly refinished hardwood floor.
Hardwood Floors and Your Home Resale Value
Refinishing your hardwood floor is an opportunity to make additions, color changes, or long overdue repairs.Today when people look to buy an older home, they want properties that have original hardwood flooring. If you are trying to sell your home and it still has its original hardwood flooring covered by carpet then you need to take the time to restore the floors.
If you make sure the restoration is done by professionals, you can increase the sales price of your home and improve your chances of making a quick sale. Ask yourself, what's the first thing you notice when walking into any home. Don't you look down rather than up as you enter the home? We all want to watch that first step! Potential buyers see floor coverings before kitchen cabinets, interior walls or the pool. Carpeting does not impress potential buyers. Having hardwood floor installed have been known to increase a homes value. .... Read more about Hardwood floors and your Home Resale Value.
Different Kinds of Wood Floor Finishes
When choosing the right type of finish for your wood floor, consider your lifestyle and maintenance preferences. All wood flooring will require routine maintenance, such as sweeping or dust mopping, to keep them looking beautiful and new, but different wood flooring finishes will have a big impact on how you care for your floor long-term, as well as how your floor will look in the years to come.
Surface finishes are very popular because they are durable, water-resistant, and require minimal maintenance. Surface finishes are blends of synthetic resins. These finishes most often are referred to as urethane or polyurethanes, and remain on the surface of the wood to form a protective coating.
There are several types of surface finishes available: water-based, oil-based, acid-cured, and moisture-cured. .... Read more about the Different Kinds of Wood Finish