Top questions about hardwood flooring, provided by at Wicks Wood Floors in Waukesha:
A Factory Finished Floor the stain and finish is applied at the factory. With a prefinished floor you can walk on your floors immediately after installation.
Engineered Flooring is wood that has several layers of substrate and then a veneer of solid wood flooring on top. Engineered flooring has come a long way and now is available in either prefinished or site finished options. Also, certain engineered floors can be sanded and refinished down the road, but how many times it can be refinished depends upon the thickness of the wood veneer top.
Many people believe they can’t have a wood floor because they have a pet. As long as you keep your pets claws trimmed regularly and follow proper floor maintenance, your hardwood will wear fine. Wicks Wood Floors, Inc. uses the highest grade of residential finish in the industry. Your home will actually be cleaner with hardwood flooring, because pet hair will not be trapped and is easy to clean up.
Hardwood flooring will last a lifetime if properly cared for. Isn’t it nice to know that after you’re done paying your mortgage, replacing your roof, water heater, gutters, appliances, and other home items you will still have your wood floor. Wood flooring actually increases the value of your home. Hardwood floors can be sanded approximately 7 times with 15-20 years between each sanding.
Wicks Wood Floors, Inc. can replace pet-stained boards or water damaged boards in your existing hardwood floor. After the board or boards are replaced, the area is sanded to a uniform flatness and a custom stain is mixed to match existing flooring.
Wood flooring is 7 times warmer then tile and 2 times warmer than linoleum. The cost of a wood floor is generally cheaper then tile. The price of wood flooring is comparable to a good quality laminate or carpet. Hardwood flooring actually increases the value of your home.
Wicks Wood Floors proudly serves homeowners in Southeast Wisconsin, including Milwaukee, Waukesha, Wauwatosa, Brookfield, Sussex, Elm Grove, Oconomowoc, Pewaukee, New Berlin and all other surrounding areas. Whether you’re looking for hardwood flooring for new construction or your historic home, Wicks can install the hardwood flooring you’ve always dreamed about.