When considering dogs and wood floors, not all wood species are not created equal – and the variability is far more nuanced than just the difference between softwood and hardwood.
It's true! We mill our flooring on the banks of the Connecticut River in Brattleboro, Vermont. Homeowners, businesses, and museums across the United States, Canada, and beyond have installed our custom-milled flooring and handmade stair parts
Keeping your wood floors looking great can feel like an epic battle against gravity. Gravity is the magnet that pulls every type of dirt, dust, grit, and dropped food item directly to your floor.
Cookies and milk, rhythm and blues, gin and tonic. Some things are inarguably perfect together. And some things are most definitely not: toothpaste and orange juice, Apple and Microsoft, or water and wood.
At Vermont Plank Flooring, we keep one eye on the future by creating floors meant to last generations. That’s important to us: durable products reduce the need for replacement
The finish you choose for your hardwood flooring has two dynamic implications. The first is aesthetic. What will the finish look like on your flooring? Or more pointedly, what effect will it have on the natural beauty
We understand that purchasing hardwood flooring can feel intimidating. It’s a sizable investment for something you will live with on a daily basis for many years to come. That‘s why at Vermont Plank Flooring
All hardwood flooring, even the most damage-resistant species, requires coats of protective finish. Without it, floors will quickly begin to show signs of wear and tear; scratches, nicks, dents, and color changes.
Is Vermont Plank Flooring’s pricing really lower than the competition? In a word, yes. To begin with, it’s important to understand who that competition is. In the world of hardwood flooring, we need to make a distinction between mass-produced
Applying quality finish to hardwood flooring is a complex enterprise in which the finisher endeavors to create a product that will both bring out the exquisite beauty of the wood beneath
The shipment of your new hardwood flooring just arrived and you are understandably chomping at the bit to get it installed, as it is likely the final detail in your home build or renovation project.
You are building or upgrading your home and trying to be as green as you can. But, it’s a tough battle. Making ecologically sound choices requires a high wire act, balancing a variety of competing attributes.
Wood has been the go-to flooring material for centuries, and for good reason. Its natural beauty and relative durability makes it an easy choice. Unlike many alternative materials that are found in fairly specific locations
ou undoubtedly remember the feeling of standing in front of the candy counter as a kid with a few quarters in your pocket, trying to pick the best option to satisfy your sugar craving.
Carpet, linoleum, stone, or wood. Eeny, meeny, miny, moe. When it comes to choosing your flooring, you might feel compelled to rely on that universal childhood rhyme given the competing pros and cons of each material compounded
Decisions, decisions, decisions. Hopefully, you’ve made it through the first of those and decided on wood flooring, because nothing compares to the comfort and beauty of wood! And maybe, you’ve made decision number two and chosen the wood species of your flooring – perhaps radiant maple, or classic oak, or durable hickory.