Thursday, November 5, 2015

Decorative Hardwood Floors

Even though hardwood floors are the pinnacle of flooring, sometimes you have that room in your home that needs something extra!  That wow factor to make the room stand out from the rest of the house and say “Look at me!” A medallion or border installed in the hardwood may just be the answer.  The simplest being a border around the room or decorative inlay in the foyer.  The more extreme being an entire room with a custom design.  The floor pictured is a piano room under construction, with a spoke wheel pattern and center circular herringbone medallion.  Made of red oak, walnut, and Brazilian cherry, this room will definitely make a statement when finished.   Stay tuned. Get it?   Do you have a wine cellar, a music room, a walk in humidor, or a dining room, and you want to make a statement?  The cost is probably not as much as you think!

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Top Three Things to Consider When Choosing Hardwood Flooring in Charlotte, NC

Beautiful and durable—these are two words that explain why many homeowners choose to install hardwood flooring in their home. The right hardwood flooring gives your home that elegant appeal and with proper care and maintenance, your hardwood floor can last a lifetime. Nevertheless, choosing and buying hardwood flooring for your home is not just about selecting the color you like; you should also arm yourself with the right information to get the best out of your investment. Here are some factors you should consider when shopping for hardwood flooring: Home Design Hardwood floors work with any design scheme, be it classic or contemporary. You can match them to your furniture to create the perfect interior contrast. Would you like a smooth textured flooring with less color variation? Or do you find the rustic look of mineral, streaks, knots, nails, and wormholes attractive? Each wood species has its distinctive mood too.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Picking the Right Hardwood Flooring for your Charlotte, NC Kitchen

The kitchen is where culinary masterpieces are brought life, and part of that process means ensuring the cook ample traction and stability on flooring that will stand up to the task. An online article from the popular cable channel HGTV states that one class of flooring – hardwood – should not be overlooked because it “never goes out of style.” Kitchens featuring hardwood flooring describes many of the homes in Charlotte, NC. The city’s pre-Revolutionary War heritage and modern architecture make for a good mélange of old and new interior designs, with wooden floors making both a classic and modern statement for both styles of design. If your kitchen remodeling project includes new hardwood floors, you need to talk to Ogle’s Hardwood Flooring.