Hardwood flooring, a brief history

2020-04-11T00:55:16-04:00September 28th, 2016|Hardwood Flooring, Types of Flooring|

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 [...]

Formaldehyde and Reclaimed Wood Flooring

2020-04-11T00:55:17-04:00April 20th, 2016|Health & Safety|

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 [...]