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The Benefits of Dustless Hardwood Floor Sanding

by birgit
One of the major drawbacks of having hardwood floors sanded and refinished is the dust the sanding generates….up until now.  Introducing: Dustless Hardwood Floor Sanding! Dust No More Hardwood floor sanding is an extremely messy and dusty process, creating a dust storm of sanded material all over your house. The dust particles would put a fine layer all over your furniture, linger in air ducts, and damage electronic equipment such as stereos, home theatre equipment, computers, etc. Cleaning-up the fine particles can be a nightmare, one that could go on for quite a while. But, it hasn’t got to be […]
oakwood flooring by West Coast Floor Co, Napa and Vallejo, CA

Oakwood Flooring – the Perfect Choice!

by birgit
Natural wood, including oakwood flooring, makes for a perfect building and finishing material, in both homes and offices. Wood finishing has a natural ambiance that promotes comfort, warmth, and coziness. There are many ways to use wood to finish a home, and one popular way is to use oakwood flooring. Using oak is an excellent choice, as it has a number of attractive features. Natural Beauty Oak flooring has a naturally warm and attractive appearance, enhanced by the wood’s oils. The texture and grain of oak are appealing to the eye. And with white oak, many kinds of techniques for […]
hardwood stairs by West Coast Floor Co, Napa and Vallejo, CA

Homeowners Are Rediscovering Hardwood Stairs

by birgit
For many reasons, many homeowners have hardwood stairs in their homes that are made of the same material as their hardwood floors, but they’re covered up. There was a trend in the 1980s and 1990s to carpet everything. So, many homeowners put down matting and covered their hardwood stairs. Also, many chose to put carpet or tile over their stairs for the benefit of their children or pets. Whatever the case may be, many homeowners are rediscovering beautiful hardwood to match their floors. If you don’t have hardwood stairs, you should consider making the upgrade. Hardwood Stairs You have several […]
long length hardwood flooring board

Does Hardwood Board Lengths Really Matter?

by birgit
The Ins and Outs of Hardwood Flooring If you are starting the process of looking for new wood flooring you may have some questions about what elements of variables, such as does hardwood board length really matter? In reality, there are a lot of different elements to take into consideration and many of them are really important to ensure you will love your need wood floor. Some of the elements you are selecting when getting a new hardwood floor will affect how your family enjoys and uses your floor. Species and finish will affect how the floor wears and withstands […]

The Barn Wood Flooring Trend

by birgit
Reclaimed wood has become a very popular trend for flooring, cabinetry, and much more. In the world of reclaimed wood, barn wood is something of a holy grail. Barn wood is the gold standard. That’s because barns were typically made of old growth hardwood and exposed to the elements for years. That exposure to the elements led to incredible amounts of weathering. Since they’re made from old growth wood, and oftentimes heartwood, they are dense and durable. The weathering makes barn wood unique. Furthermore, the exposure to the elements led to the wood drying out and maturing. Flooring There are […]

Where to Find Reclaimed Wood for Hardwood Floors

by birgit
There are a few different places where you can find reclaimed wood for your hardwood floor. Reclaimed wood, also known as recycled wood, is wood that was used for a previous purpose. It is then processed again and used for flooring in a modern home. It could simply be an old floor that you’ve moved from its original spot to your current location; alternately, it could be antique wood that needs to be treated and processed completely to be appropriate planks. Here are a few places to find reclaimed wood. Old Houses The first place you can find great reclaimed […]
how to clean hardwood floor

How to Clean a Hardwood Floor

by birgit
How to clean a hardwood floor is a question we get all the time. We at West Coast Floor Company use and recommend the best products for our customers. And we recommend Bona for most types of floors, including hardwood. Bona brings you consistent performance, and the highest quality the industry has to offer. “Our concern for health and the environment and our exclusive focus is a testament to our dedication. You will see it in the longevity and beauty of your floors. It’s why Bona has been trusted by professionals like us since 1919.” is what their mission statement […]