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What is the Difference Between Resilient and Non-Resilient Floors?

Your flooring is an integral part of your home. Given the important role that your floor plays in your home, you should be very careful when choosing which one will be installed in your home. There is a vast assortment of flooring options available which can make the decision even more difficult. When it comes to hard surface flooring, the most popular hard-surface flooring options come in two categories: resilient and non-resilient floors. But really, what is the difference? Hard-surface Floors: Resilient vs. Non-Resilient Floors Resilient Floors Resilient floors are man-made flooring products with the one exception of cork. They...
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A List of Hardwood Flooring Manufacturers in USA

Your floors have a major impact on the character of your home. A beautiful floor draws the eye and can be used as a focal point of the space. One of the most popular flooring options that have stood the test of time is hardwood flooring. Many people come to Rugworks, a hardwood flooring company in Santa Rosa because we are local and family-owned; when it comes to hardwood you can follow the same suit, and look at the many options that are manufactured in the United States. Here is a list of some leading hardwood flooring manufacturers in the country....
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What Type of Underlayment Should You Use for Floating Floors?

When installing a floating flooring, whether it is vinyl, laminate, or hardwood, one important decision to make is choosing an underlayment. Simply put, an underlayment is a thin layer of cushioning between the flooring and the subfloor underneath. An underlayment is added for support during the installation by providing slight compression movement as the joints are locked together and keeps the rigid locking mechanisms from breaking. An underlayment can also help resist moisture, cover minor imperfections, and absorb sound. When opting for an underlayment, ensure that it is approved by the manufacturer or warranties on the product may automatically become...
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5 Simple Ways to Keep Floors Clean This Winter

Maintaining floors during winter can be a challenge. Whether you have carpet, vinyl, laminate, or hardwood wood flooring, slush, rain, and mud during winter can get dragged into the house. To ensure things do not get out of hand, here are some tips that you can follow to keep your flooring in prime condition this winter. Use Floor Mats at Entrances One of the simplest yet effective ways to prevent floor damage is having mats at your main entrance. This will prevent moisture from entering through your exterior doors or at your home entrance. If you have a wood floor,...
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What Types of Hardwood Floors Are Best for Kids?

Selecting the right hardwood flooring becomes a crucial task when you have kids at home. Though we love them, we cannot deny the damage they can cause to our flooring. Water spills, food spills, scratches, coloring, crafts, you name it, they will end up on the floors. You need a hardwood floor option that can withstand all their adventures without getting damaged. Options of Hardwood Floors for Kids Here are some fabulous options that are strong enough for the whole family. Hickory – Did you know that this is one of the hardest domestic hardwood options? Its natural hardiness and...
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What is Resilient Flooring and What Are the Different Types of Resilient Flooring?

Are you planning on having new flooring installed soon? The task can be overwhelming! Instead of getting confused and making a hasty decision, go for simple and durable options. Commonly referred to as vinyl or linoleum, resilient flooring actually encompasses a handful of different flooring options including luxury vinyl planks, sheet vinyl, and even cork. They are one of the most popular choices especially when affordability and good quality are the priorities. According to this hardwood flooring company in Santa Rosa, many home owners choose resilient flooring especially for their kitchen and bathrooms. You have a very wide range of...
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Hardwood Flooring and Carpet For A Fire Rebuild Home

Hardwood is one of the best choices for your home and it was no exception for this home that was rebuilt after the Tubbs wildfire in 2017. In the wake of another devastating fire, we wanted to highlight a recent rebuild installation of ours and this particular home rose from the ashes in Fountaingrove and was finished this September. We installed an engineered white oak hardwood to complement the grays and cooler tones of the home’s decor along with the paint colors. The hardwood was installed in the living room, kitchen, and dining areas which tend to have the most...
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Which Types of Hardwood Flooring Are Best for Your Home?

Hardwood is one of the most popular, elegant, and attractive flooring options for homes. Hardwood flooring species have a huge range as do the tree species in nature and each one provides a distinctive set of characteristics making it unique. If you are having difficulties picking the right hardwood flooring option, you can talk with our experts at Rugworks, a hardwood flooring company in Santa Rosa. Before you come to our store, you can get started here by reading about some of the most popular domestic hardwood flooring options to help make the right decision for your home. Red Oak...
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