The Russell Hardwood Floors crew recently installed a new select grade Red Oak floor in a house being remodeled for the client’s parents, who’ll be moving from the Windy City of Chicago to the much more temperate climate of the Santa Cruz mountains. Rich and Erik tackled the stairs together, and with a clear polyurethane finish, everything came out beautifully. The interior of the house is much improved by the warmth and beauty of the
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I went to work yesterday to sand a floor, and to my delight encountered #1 common red oak. It was one of my dad’s favorite flooring types, and I don’t see much of it these days, as most designers recommend select grade material now. The argument is that select is a better grade of flooring, but my dad always said, and I tend to agree, that #1 has much more character, and makes for a more interesting floor. We’re putting a stain on that floor this afternoon, and I’ll be posting some pictures as soon as it’s done.