Hardwood Flooring Blog

Rod Lorenz
Welcome to your hardwood floor New Year’s Resolution

It's a brand new year and many of you have resolved to update your living space..

Rod Lorenz
Does that coffee pot work?

There are a lot of stories about my Dad. We’ve published a few in this blog and..

Rod Lorenz
The benefits of letting professionals install your hardwood floor


Here at Ralph's, we believe you should take any opportunity you can to put..

Rod Lorenz
Are Your Hardwood Floors Headed in the Right Direction? You Tell Us.

When we install hardwood floors, we occasionally get requests to orient the..

Rod Lorenz
Why It’s Important Who Installs Your Hardwood Floors

If you’re looking to install high-quality hardwood flooring in your home, the..

Rod Lorenz
The Basic Characteristics of Hardwood Flooring: Finish

The finish is an essential aspect of a beautiful hardwood floor. Not only does..

Rod Lorenz
The Basic Characteristics of Hardwood Flooring: Sand-on-Site vs. Prefinished

When you have hardwood flooring installed, you’re faced with an essential..

Rod Lorenz
Christmas In June?

A couple visited our showroom last fall, very excited about getting new..

Rod Lorenz
The Colorful Splendor of Fall—and Hardwood Floors

Last month, my wife and I took a “color trip” around the state, checking out..

Rod Lorenz
Doing Right When Things Go Wrong

Most hardwood floor installations go very smoothly, but every once in a while,..

Rod Lorenz
College, Corduroys, and Hardwood Floors.

I grew up working at Ralph’s Hardwood Floors, the company my father founded..

Chris Hokansson
5 Factors That Affect Installation of Finished Wood Flooring

When customers walk into our showroom looking for expert advice on how to get..

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