Category Archives: The Floor Doctor

Low- and No-VOC Hardwood Floor Re-coat: The Organic Milk of Hardwood Flooring

America has largely become woke to the facts about the harmful chemicals we come into contact with as we go about our lives. More and more, we’re opting for non-toxic cleaners, chemical-free produce, and antibiotic-free meat and dairy to protect our children’s health and better our own. Sales of organic foods to consumers more than […]

Give Your Floors the Gift of Shine with a Deep Clean

deep clean wood floors

If you’re expecting guests over the holidays, you’re probably planning on giving your house a good, old-fashioned scrubbing ahead of time. And if you’re like many of our clients, you’re wondering how to make those hardwood floors of yours really shine again. You’ve come to the right place. Time and traffic do a number on […]

5 Ways a Hardwood Floor Recoat is Like a Salon Visit

  Just like a cheap haircut, budget hardwood floor re-coating can be disastrous. A bad hardwood floor re-coat job can really ruin your day, much like a bad haircut or sloppy manicure. The difference is that your hair and nails grow back, and even the most expensive haircut is far cheaper than the cheapest re-coat. […]

Pets, Kids, & Hardwood Floors: Top Five Things to Consider

Dog nd child on hardwood floor

Kids and pets are cute, and we love them dearly, but they’re the bane of a wood floor’s existence, thanks to Spot’s long nails, dripping tongue, and occasional accidents and Junior’s penchant for racing Tonka trucks across the smooth, hard surface. If you’re in the market for a new floor and you’re planning on allowing […]

Pet Problems: Man’s Best Friend May Be Your Hardwood Floor’s Worst Enemy

If you had to choose between pristine hardwood floors and your dog, we hope you would choose your dog. If you have to stop and think about it for a minute, you must have very beautiful floors, and protecting them from Bingo will be an obvious priority in your household. There’s no reason you can’t […]

How to Properly Clean Hardwood Floors

It’s impossible to underestimate the vast importance of properly cleaning your hardwood floors. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been called in to perform a re-coat on a floor only to test it and find impossible-to-remove residue left behind by good-intentioned cleaning with the exact wrong products. Nothing ruins a homeowner’s day like […]

How High and Low Humidity Can Ruin Your Wood Floors

Wood is one of the most beautiful materials you can use for flooring, and it’s also one of the most durable. But that’s not to say that wood floors don’t need periodic maintenance and a few special considerations. One of those special considerations is your home’s relative humidity level. Both low and high humidity can […]