Cherry hardwood flooring in Lexington

American vs. Brazilian Cherry Hardwood: What’s the Difference?

Cherry hardwood makes for beautiful, dark-hued floors with a luxurious feel – but did you know there are actually two distinct kinds of cherry hardwood flooring? American cherry is a common tree grown and harvested in North America, but Brazilian cherry is an entirely different species. Its true name is “jatoba,” and it is primarily…
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The Dos and Don’ts of Hardwood Flooring

  Hardwood flooring offers great durability, natural beauty, and timeless style. It is an excellent investment in your home. Here are some things to do, and not do, when choosing hardwood flooring and when maintaining it. Follow these tips to keep your hardwood floors looking great!   The Don’ts: Don’t install hardwood flooring below grade…

Dark Hardwood Floors – What You Need to Know

One of the trends that we’re seeing grow in popularity amongst the trendier home buyers and builders these days, is dark hardwood floors. Traditional hardwood flooring tends to come in the warm, reddish brown tones of Northern Red Oak floors, but more modern and contemporary builds are often opting for darker, more dramatic tones, such…