Floor Prep

A major factor to a good and successful hardwood floor installation is in having a good foundation to begin with.  Having a suitable subfloor prepared and brought into industry guidelines will help make your floors look and perform as they should. The National Wood Flooring Association has set guidelines for installation of wood flooring.  Manufactures […]

The PTL Hardwoods Difference

Here are a few points to consider that separates PTL Hardwoods from other wood flooring companies. Trustworthy: our team is clean, professional, drug free and you can trust us in your home.  The owner, Joshua Crossman, has 6 little girls that he is protective of so if he can’t trust his teammates around them then they […]

Hardwood Flooring Grades

Hardwood floors typically come in different grades.  Which provide consistency to the look of the floor.  Appearance alone determines the grades of hardwood flooring since all grades are to be equally strong and serviceable in any application. Choosing a lower grade of flooring doesn’t mean you are getting an inferior product, it just changes the […]

Acclimation-Wood has a comfort level

  Prior to installation a hardwood floor needs to acclimate to your environment.  Which means that the wood flooring’s moisture content and temperature needs to come into equilibrium with the environment in which it will perform. Before flooring is installed, the moisture content of the sub floor should be within four percentage points of the […]

10 Benefits of Hardwood Flooring

Why choose hardwood flooring over some other floor covering?  Here is a list of 10 reasons I think hardwood floors are a great choice for any home. Uniqueness: No two floors are identical Wood is a natural product and thus no two boards are exactly identical therefore, no two floors are identical.  Each floor has […]