Hardwood flooring, a brief history

Hardwood flooring is one of the world’s oldest flooring materials used by our ancestors. Well, perhaps not all of our ancestors, as wood flooring was mostly a luxury for the rich. The peasant class had to live with dirt floors, but those with money could afford to put wood down to provide a healthier and [...]

September 28th, 2016|Hardwood Flooring, Types of Flooring|

Rustic Themed Retailers

Rustic Themed Retailers Go For Reclaimed Oak Flooring Most of us who are old enough, remember Banana Republic stores as one of the earliest rustic themed retailers. As I remember them, there was some character wood around the cash wrap and displays, but very little anywhere else. (And certainly no reclaimed wood flooring! ) The [...]

May 16th, 2016|Antique Oak, Types of Flooring, Types of Wood|

Formaldehyde and Reclaimed Wood Flooring

Your wood flooring might be making you sick and you don't even know it! Formaldehyde is a Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) and is the noxious/poisonous/carcinogenic/really bad gas that has been in the flooring "news" for the past six months or so because of Lumber Liquidators.  It is a naturally occurring compound present in the atmosphere [...]

April 20th, 2016|Health & Safety|

New Aged Woods Website

Welcome to the brand new digital home of Aged Woods! We've been working hard to bring our valued customers the best experience possible in working with our company. We've got some changes and updates we're excited to tell you about.  

November 15th, 2015|Aged Woods News|

Eco-concious Timberland Uses Aged Woods® Reclaimed Wood Flooring – Again

The Magnificent Mile gets a Timberland! The doors opened on August 10, 2012, giving shoppers on the Chicago’s Magnificent Mile access to the newest Timberland store. According to their press release, “Timberland was welcomed into the Greater Chicago area with great enthusiasm when we opened the doors to our Skokie, IL storefront last year, and [...]

September 12th, 2012|Aged Woods News, Flooring Installation|