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6 Benefits of Laminate Flooring

Is Laminate flooring the right choice for me? 6 Benefits of Laminate Flooring

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The Benefits of Hardwood Flooring vs. Carpet

Do you currently have carpets and are contemplating making the switch over to hardwood floors? Here are some benefits of having hardwood floors that are worth knowing that may help you out with making that decision.

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Brazilian Cherry Hardwood Flooring | Information Guide

Brazilian cherry is commonly known as the kind of hardwoods. This article will give you an insight into this exotic hardwood as we discuss the qualities that makes Brazilian Cherry such a fantastic choice for hardwood flooring.

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Keep Hardwood Shining like New With These Top Industry Tools

Hardwood flooring takes a special kind of care when cleaning to maintain a high luster shine. Want to know how to keep your hardwood floors looking new for years to come? It all starts with the right mop. This article discusses some of the best tools in the trade

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How to Remove 5 Common Stains From Hardwood Floors

Life happens, spills happen. But that doesn't mean the end of your hardwood floors. Check out these simple DIY solutions for removing 5 of the most common stains from  hardwood floors.

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3 Methods to Achieve Gray Hardwood Floors

Grey Hardwood Floors are all the rage in 2016. This article covers a few different methods to acheiving the highly sought after grey look for floors. We discuss solid, engineered, vinyl and laminate varieties

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Vinyl Flooring:Tile Vs Plank Vs. Sheet

There are two main varieties of vinyl flooring, and we compare and contrast these different options. In this article, we give pros and cons of each type of vinyl flooring, information on the installation process, project cost and more.

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5 Apps That Will Change How You Pick Flooring

These 5 apps, some free, others paid, are the best ways to design and plan out your next flooring project and see the results in 3d. For many of these apps, a single photo is all it takes and you can see what kind of wood or flooring would suit the room best!

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All You Need to Know About Reclaimed Lumber Wood Floors

In this article we look at reclaimed lumber flooring. We look at its origin, its certification as a green building material, pros, and cons, and  cost.

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Laminate Hardwood Flooring: 5 Myths Debunked

Laminate Hardwood Flooring gets a bad wrap And it is very undeserved! This article looks at 5 common misconceptions about laminate hardwood flooring

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Area Rugs | Choosing the Style that Suits Your Hardwood Floors

An Area Rug Defines a Rooms Style: So selecting an area rug which compliments your living space is an important part of creating your personal interior design. This article explores  various types and styles of area rug and, and which types of rugs are suited for which type of living space.

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How to WireBrush Distress Hardwood Floors

This article is a step by step guide (with photos) describing the process of wire brushing hardwood floors. Wire brushing is a method of distressing hardwood floors that emphasizes the grain of the wood, and adds a richness and texture that standard wood flooring cannot provide. Both hardwood floors, and engineered floors can be wire brushed.

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Hardwood Flooring Trends of 2016

2016 is shaping up to be a very unique year in the world of hardwood flooring.For those of you who have hardwood floors which have had a particularly difficult life, don't fret! This year's style trends are heavily centered on different types of distressed flooring; basically anything to avoid the "shiny new floors" look which had been so popular in recent years. 

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Repair Hardwood Floors | Fixing 10 Common Damages

Contrary to popular belief, having hardwood flooring does not require a huge amount of maintenance (especially if good cleaning practices are used frequently), however- when you need to repair hardwood floors, it can seem overwhelming. Luckily most of the repairs you will need can be done by anyone, regardless of experience (or lack-there-of) with hardwood flooring. This article examines the top 10 most common damages to hardwood flooring,and provides step by step guides that are easy to follow and show you exactly the steps you need to take to repair your hardwood flooring.

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You've Never Seen Hardwood Flooring Like This: Parquet Flooring

A parquet floor is a wooden floor made from many pieces of wood fitted together like a mosaic or puzzle, and it can be as large as a ballroom or as small as a bathroom. Frequently, parquet is made from different types of wood with varying grains, to create a unique and eye catching pattern. The parquetry inlay technique is also used on furniture or decorative items, especially in the Middle East and India, which have a long tradition of beautiful parquet floors and artwork.

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"Wood Floors Hurt The Environment": Debunking 5 Hardwood Floor Myths

We've All Heard the Myths, so Here is the Truth About Hardwood Floors Cautionary tales about hardwood flooring and how expensive and difficult they are to maintain, or how they tear down forests and hurt the environment...although some of these misconceptions about hardwood flooring may have held a little water 20 years ago, the truth is that technology has changed, and the way that hardwood flooring is manufactured, installed, and the materials used to maintain it etc. have kicked the legs out from under these myths. This article examines 5 of the most common and offers real, factual information regarding each of them.

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How To Rejuvenate Dull Hardwood Floors without Refinishing Them.

DIY Rejuvenating HardWood Floors. Over time hardwood flooring can loose its luster. This happens for many reasons, and is a perfectly natural that over time usual wear and tear would reduce the shine on any hardwood floor. This article explains a few methods that can be used to restore the shine and life of your hardwood flooring for years to come.

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Laminate Flooring vs. Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Atlas Hardwood Flooring team discusses Laminate Flooring Vs. Engineered hardwood flooring. Advantages, disadvantages, photos and more.

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Protecting Hardwood Floors from Pet's Claws

Its no secret that a major destroyer of the finish on hardwood flooring comes in the form of fur and fury on four paws. The struggle between homeowners, renters, and families has gone on for years, but now we know that it is possible to both protect your hardwood flooring and have a healthy environment for beloved family pets. Some of the main problems pet owners run into are due to excessively long claws, or in many instances, behaviors such as slipping and sliding that cause animals to try to gain traction by digging in their claws. There are many ways you can protect your hardwood floors from pets, and thus protect your wallet and your sanity.

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10 Amazing Hardwood Flooring Designs

10 amazing Hardwood Flooring Ideas and Designs

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5 Ways to Silence Squeaky Hardwood Floors

Fixing a squeaky plank in a hardwood floor is easy... that is unless you live in a city (such as Los Angeles) that doesn't have basements, and as such don't have access to the joists and other substructures. Below is a list of 5 ways to work around that, and fix your squeaky floors from above.

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Hardwood Flooring: Necessary Accessories

Installing a hardwood floor goes well beyond simply choosing a kind/color of wood and having the boards nailed into place. Atlas Hardwood flooring offers you more options so that your hardwood installation fits exactly with your tastes, and accomplishes the look you are seeking for your room or building. Below are some other design characteristics to consider when you design the hardwood floor youve always wanted

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Hardwood Flooring: An FAQ

As with any major home improvement project; there are an endless stream of questions that a home owner may have. Here at Atlas Hardwood Flooring, we understand, and we're here to answer any questions you may have. Below is a list of the most common questions we get asked by clients. Maybe they can help you!    

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Why Engineered Hardwood Floors?

In today's modern world, "eco- friendly" is the standard. We at Atlas Hardwood Flooring share in the desire to protect and conserve the environment while still offering top quality products to our clients. Engineered Hardwood Flooring allows us to do both. Review the benefits of choosing Engineered Hardwood flooring and decide it its right for you.

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Hannah S. Reseda, CA

We recenttly bought a two story house in Tarzana the floors were awful,  but Atlas and his crew came over and they did an Excellent job (Refinishing) and Installing new wood  and the best part of this was that it was done in a timely  manner. They were all friendly and gave me an extrordinary deal. Now my floors look awesome and  every time people come over the first thing the say is WOW !!!!!!!! I strongly recommend Atlas Hardwood Floors to redo any type of job.  He is currently working with another family member of mine that has a house in West Covina. He is not only doing her living room (Bamboo) but has done a beautiful job painting all of her bedrooms.

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Paul B. Encino, CA

Atlas's work ethic and passion for his craft shows through without question with shinning colors.   He put in 10 hour + days until my floors looked brand new.  His attention to detail was second to none and he even made a Sunday call to finalize my job.  I feel fortunate to have him as my flooring vendor and obviously could not be happier with the end product!

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Contact The Atlas Custom Hardwood Flooring | Blog Team:

Atlas Custom Hardwood Flooring is a full-service Atlas Custom Hardwood Flooring | Blog company that can meet all your needs. From sales to refinishing and installations, we offer many flooring services at affordable prices. Contact us at (866) 601-6833.