There are many attributes to consider when it comes to choosing the best hardwood flooring for your home. One of them is color. Previously, we’ve discussed how factoring in the size of the room, existing color scheme, and your personal style and preference can help you choose between light and dark flooring. In addition to […]
Thanks to its natural beauty and practical advantages such as a long lifespan and simple upkeep, hardwood flooring makes a great addition to most homes. But if you have pets, get lots of foot traffic, or tend to move furniture around in your home, you’re sure to see some scratches. Keep these simple tips in […]
There are plenty of reasons oak flooring is always in demand: it’s readily available, easy on the wallet, stains evenly, and is versatile. Red and white oaks are both popular and fine choices for hardwood flooring. Which type of oak is best for your project largely depends on your needs and the look you are […]
A shattered tumbler in the living room, a pointy heel in the entryway, dog’s paws clicking down the hallway. Floors endure decades of constant use. Although all wood floors are durable and can withstand most lifestyles, not all are created equal. When choosing the perfect flooring for you and your family, it helps to understand […]
What’s old is new again, and this time it’s an earth-friendly wood finish that’s making a comeback. Whether it’s the desire for greener products or vintage-looking floors, many of our DIY customers have been choosing an oiled finish instead of the more-popular polyurethane. What is a penetrating oil? Penetrating oils or sealers usually consist of […]
You’ve chosen the type of hardwood perfect for your home and now it’s time to choose your hardwood flooring color. Lucky for you, Creek & Hollow has a plethora of colors for you to choose from! From a lighter to darker shade, from grey to gold, we have it all.
Red oak is a stunning addition to homes and offices (when not towering over other forest trees). This wood is often used for flooring, decorations, trim, and furniture. Its light pink to dark reddish brown open grain gives a rich look to every home.
Pine trees are known to last well over 100 years which is wonderful news for those searching for hardwood. Other than sanding and refinishing, your original pine hardwood floors can last for generations to come!
Christmas is right around the corner and we have the perfect gift for you. Hardwood has a timeless appeal, eco-friendly quality, and is a healthy addition to your home … three reasons to buy hardwood as a Christmas gift!
You’ve bought your hardwood floors and now you’re wondering how to care for them. Lucky for you, it’s not difficult! Below are a few tips and tricks to help you determine what to avoid and what is safe for your new gorgeous hardwoods.
Hickory comes from the walnut family and is a type of deciduous tree, which means it loses its leaves annually. There are 18 species of hickory worldwide. Hickory trees grow best with an excess of water and maximum sunlight. When cultivated, hickory is considered to be extremely high-quality wood.
You’ve chosen the type of hardwood you want in your home, but now you have to make a huge decision: color. Creek & Hollow offers many different colors of light or dark hardwood for you to choose from.
European White Oak attracts buyers worldwide due to its beauty, durability, and strength. European White Oak is one of the most sought after hardwoods.
Oak is durable and dimensionally stable, perfect for high-traffic areas or families with pets. This remarkable flooring ranges in color from light pink to dark reddish brown, giving you a variety of looks to choose from.
Thanks to the movie The Secret Life of Pets, we now know what our pets do when we’re not home! Whether your furry friend is rocking out to music or eating human food, one thing is certain: your hardwood floors need protection from pet life.