We service all hardwood flooring needs from work as simple as sanding and refinishing, to repairs and custom installations. We work closely with many Real Estate companies, contractors, and interior designers, as well as home owners .
Hardwood flooring should be one of the last items installed for any new construction or remodel project. The room temperature and relative humidity within the installation area should be consistent with normal, year-
Please Note: The new installed hardwood floor will only be as even and flat as the sub floor is.
Please inspect all material carefully prior to installation. Hardwood floors are a natural product made from wood, which can vary in color and grain characteristics. If the flooring is not acceptable as to grade, color, finish and quality-
Wood Sub floors
Must be dry. The moisture content of the sub floor must never exceed 12%, preferably below 11%.
Must be fully cured (at least 60 days old) and should have minimum 6-
Installing solid, unfinished hardwood flooring over in-
Generally speaking, solid hardwood flooring can be installed over heated sub-
Important is that the product has a high rating when it comes to the “dimensionally stability” of the wood species. Exotic species such as ‘Angelim Pedra’, ‘Peruvian Olivewood’, ‘S. Am. Pearwood’ and ‘Sucupira’ (Braz. Walnut) are suited for ‘In-
Our recommended procedure is as follows:
The heating system has to be running at normal conditions for about 2 weeks to dry out the sub-
After the sub-
After that the flooring can be installed. It is advisable to wait another few days to one week before sanding and finishing the floor.
If these steps are followed, there should be no or very little movement of the hardwood floor – assuming that the heating system runs properly within the recommended temperature.
Please note, the temperature of the sub-
There is also no warranty from any flooring producer when it comes to the installation of solid, unfinished flooring over radiant (in-
Hardwood Floor Refinishing
Refinish is the process where you have an old floor or worn out due to wear and tear, or just simple want to change the look of the existing floor. Weather you are moving in to a new home or existing one. The process could take three to four day before you can walk back on the floor. We simply strip down the existing floor finish, or whatever is left of it, and re – coat it with new one. If you want to change the color of the floor, a coat of stain will be applied before the application of the finish coats. Once your floor is done you can’t use any liquids, including water to clean the floor during the first three weeks. Floor coatings are only resistant to chemicals and water after they are fully cured. Curing time for all wood flooring finishes to reach full hardness is about 2-