Flooring

Asking How to Fill Gaps and Cracks in Hardwood Floors? Read This First!

Need to know how to fill gaps and cracks in hardwood floors? First make sure your flooring needs the fix.   If you are looking for how to fill gaps and cracks in hardwood floors, there’s a lot you should know about how those gaps got there in the first place. Here we look at …

How To Fix Buckled Hardwood Floor: It May Be Simpler Than You Think

When it comes to how to fix buckled hardwood floor, the solution might be easy. Read on!   Nothing comes close to the comfort, warmth, and distinctive style of hardwood flooring for your home. Hardwood flooring is known for its beauty and durability. Yet any homeowner knows that sometimes problems arise – and they need …

Is Laminate or Vinyl Flooring Better? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Is laminate or vinyl flooring better? If you need a waterproof floor, there is a clear answer. Laminate and vinyl flooring have a similar appearance and are both fairly easy to install – good news for DIYers. Both flooring options conduct radiant heat and have similar lifespans. But when it comes to waterproof flooring you …

Choices in Flooring

When remodeling your home, you’re faced with so many decisions. Flooring is usually one of the last items to be installed. Which flooring will you choose? We offer many choices in flooring at Builders Surplus and here’s a quick overview that might help you with your decision.   Choices in Flooring: Hardwood First, choose your …

Benefits of Luxury Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl flooring is seeing a resurgence in popularity recently. And we’re not talking about the vintage black and white linoleum tiles your grandmother may have had in her kitchen. We’re talking luxury vinyl plank flooring!   Luxury Vinyl The luxury vinyl flooring offered at Builders Surplus is a rigid core plank style flooring. Rigid core …

How to Lay Tile in a Bathroom or Kitchen

Today, we are going to look into how to lay tile in a bathroom or kitchen. While it may seem like a difficult task for most, if you follow these steps, your inner do-it-yourself-er can get the task done! As with most remodeling projects, you might want to check in with your local city or …

About Porcelain Tile Flooring

Versatile, durable, and elegant, porcelain tile flooring is an innovative product that is gaining popularity among homeowners, builders, and interior designers. Tiles are created from super-fine porcelain clay and fired at a higher temperature than ordinary ceramic tile. Porcelain tiles are dense, tough and made for today’s demanding applications both indoors and out. Porcelain’s toughness …

Maintaining Your New Wickham Floors!

So, you’ve just installed your beautiful new Wickham Hardwood Flooring from Builders Surplus. Lucky for you, the work doesn’t stop there! You want that new flooring to stay in the best possible condition for as long as possible. Which means maintaining your new Wickham floors. Treat and clean them to keep the smooth, polished look …

Understanding Hardwood Flooring Grades

When you are picking out your hardwood flooring, you will notice it comes in different grades. Included here is a brief guide of understanding hardwood flooring grades. These grades are given to each floor to distinguish which bundle of hardwood flooring is better than another. In addition, grades are based on the different characteristics of …

Laminate vs. Vinyl Flooring: What is the Best Option?

Laminate and vinyl appear similar. And they are priced almost the same to each other. Regarding installation, both are quite easy to install for the casual Sunday warrior. But that’s about all you’re going to find in terms of similarities between laminate vs. vinyl flooring. Laminate flooring is made up of high density fiberboard, which …