Unique Wood Floors

  • Do Hardwood Floors Keep Homes Cool in the Summer?

    As anyone who has ever stepped foot on a blistering hot day knows, bare feet on the sizzling pavement is not a pleasant experience. The same can be said for hardwood floors in the summertime. If your home doesn’t have central air conditioning, or if you’re looking to keep your energy bills down, you might be wondering if hardwood floors...
  • How Wood Changes Naturally Over Time

    Wood is a beautiful, natural material that can add warmth and character to any home. But like all natural materials, wood is subject to change over time, particularly when exposed to light. This process, called photosensitivity, is perfectly normal and doesn't necessarily mean that your wood furniture is damaged. Many people embrace the changes that occur as wood ages, as...
  • Salt Meets Hardwood Flooring

    Salt and Snow On Hardwood Floors   Midwesterners are no strangers to salt and snow. Unfortunately, salt and snow can be damaging to your hardwood floors. Here are some things you need to know to prevent your floors from being damaged.   Why Is Snow and Salt Bad For Hardwood Floors?   The deicing salt that is spread on sidewalks...
  • How Wood Floor Trends Have Changed: The Evolution

    Since the beginning of humanity, flooring has been ever-changing. From dirt, sand, straw, wood, concrete, and much more, we’ve undoubtedly tried all materials. This is because we’re always optimizing for better. In terms of flooring, many trends have started and vanished because of the style, comfortability, durability, and heat retention capabilities. But, within recent years, floor trends have come and...
  • The Effects the US Housing Market is Having on Construction

    Despite the pandemic, the United States is experiencing an extreme seller’s housing market. The momentum of this is so strong that many first-time buyers or movers are continuously getting outbid in pricing wars. To counteract this issue, many people who wanted to relocate or move into their own houses choose to construct or remodel their homes. However, because of the...
  • Effects Of Covid-19 On The Wood Flooring Industry

    You may or may not know about the effects that Covid-19 has had on the United States Wood Flooring industry and not just the supply in flooring but the harvesting of wood as well. The lumber sector has fallen short since the start of the pandemic. From pulp & paper during the toilet roll rush all the way to hardwood flooring. Continue reading →
  • Types Of Subfloors For Your Wood Flooring

    Before you dive into buying your wood flooring it’s important to know which wooden floor types can be fitted on your subfloor, what types of subfloors are available, and how each flooring type is installed.  If you’re looking to upgrade your home and increase value, your flooring is possibly the best investment. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) surveyed some...
  • What Is Waterproof Flooring And What Are Its Benefits?

    If you’re in the market for new floors, you’re probably looking for most advantageous ones for your homes. While you want something that is comfortable and stylish, you should also consider the functionality and maintenance of the flooring before you invest in a new one. Floors go through the most wear-and-tear in a home, so you should make sure to...
  • Best of Houzz 2020 Award

    Unique Wood Floors of MN awarded Best Of Houzz 2020 The Annual People’s Choice Award from the Houzz Community Highlights Home Construction Professionals with Most Popular Designs and Top Ratings Continue reading →
  • Residential Construction Industry 2020 and Beyond...

    The year 2020 is on its way out, and as we say goodbye to 2019, it’s perfect time to let go of all the what if’s, and make a fresh start to revamp your home. It’s the time to take our annual look at what’s ahead for interior designs and cost trends for the year 2020.   Continue reading →
  • 5 Top Hardwood Flooring Trends for 2020

    Hardwood flooring is always an elegant choice for a home. It’s timeless yet trendy, and if you invest in a higher-quality variant for 2020, it can last a lifetime. If you’re looking to renovate your home’s flooring, follow these hardwood flooring trends to create a beautiful look that will add value to your home. Continue reading →
  • Minnesota Retailer - Monarch Plank Hardwood Floors

    Minnesota; Sept 3, 2019 -- Unique Wood Floors located in Hopkins and Bloomington suburbs of Minneapolis - St Paul metro area is now a displaying dealer of Monarch Plank Hardwood Flooring. In August of 2019 Unique Wood Floors took on the Monarch Plank flooring after discovering its appeal at the NWFA hosted event in Dallas/Fortworth. Continue reading →
  • Hopkins Minnesota Retailer Carrying Mercier Wood Floors

    Hopkins, Minnesota; April 24, 2019 -- Unique Wood Floors located in Hopkins, MN a southwest suburb of Minneapolis - St Paul metro area is now a displaying dealer of Mercier Wood Flooring. In December of 2018 Unique Wood Floors of Hopkins took on the Mercier line due to its reputation for high-quality domestic hardwood flooring; Mercier features species such as Oak, Maple, and Hickory. Continue reading →
  • 6 Wood Floor Cleaning and Maintenance Hacks [Tips & Tricks]

    Wood floors are an extremely popular flooring option. They provide a natural beauty to the room, along with durability and strength. However, what turns some people away from wood floors is the maintenance they require. They get scratched, gouged, and stained, which can be devastating to a homeowner who just spent hard-earned money on them. However, here are some hacks that can help you keep your floors looking amazing, and protect them from future calamities. Continue reading →
  • Make Your Home Cozier by Adding Oak Flooring

    We all want our homes to give off an aura of comfort, relaxation, and coziness. There are several ways to help you achieve this goal through your choices in materials, furnishings, and decor for your home. Part of that is flooring. It is often the most dominant aspect of a room, so if you are looking to promote a comfortable space, you must choose the right flooring. Oak is the perfect option for this. Here’s why. Continue reading →
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