Our Top Blogs of 2021

Our blog is intended to be a helpful resource for hardwood flooring contractors, so we try to write about questions and issues that commonly come up on jobsites. We are often asked similar questions, so we’ve compiled a list of all the blog posts that have given us the most traffic in the last year. If you need answers to common questions, chances are someone has asked it already, so this list will guide you to some of our most popular blog posts from 2021. We hope you find this helpful!

1 – The risks and disadvantages of vinyl flooring – Do we recommend vinyl flooring? Find out in this blog post. 

2 – How to pick the right grit sequence for a hardwood floor – Grit sequences for sanding can be hard to get right, so check out this handy guide. 

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3 – How to choose the right floor finish applicator – Which types of applicators go with certain hardwood floor finishes? This blog post helps you figure it out. 

4 – How to apply stain to a hardwood floor – A step by step guide – Need help with applying a hardwood floor stain? Check out this step-by-step-guide. 

5 – How to fix an uneven subfloor – No one wants to encounter an uneven subfloor on a jobsite. If you do run into this issue, this blog post will give you some ideas on how to level things out to ensure a problem-free installation. 

6 – Floating vs glue down wood flooring – What are the differences between these two popular, easy-to-install types of hardwood floors?

7 – How to fix hardwood floor problems: Cupping, crowning, and chatter – Cupping, crowning, and chatter are some of the more common issues you’ll encounter when working with wood floors. Here’s how to troubleshoot these problems.

8 – What can and can’t you use to clean hardwood floors – An excellent post to reference when you’re guiding your clients in which products to use and avoid on their newly-installed or newly-finished floors.  

9 – Wood floor discoloration: The culprits and how to prevent it – Unfortunately, wood floors subjected to certain conditions will experience a change in color over time. Here’s how to prevent this issue from happening in the first place.

10 – Weighing in on the cleats vs. staples debate – Which is superior when it comes to installing wood floors: cleats or staples?  

As always, if you have any questions about hardwood floors or installing them, you can reach out to us by emailing info@cityfloorsupply.com or calling (800) 737-1786. If you have a suggestion for a blog post, let us know! 

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