Winter. Shovel blades scraping against the wood. Ice, snow, extreme wind chills. Heat extremes, humidity. All these things work against the wood on your outside deck. And regardless of the wood that your deck is made of, it requires maintenance, and there is no exception.
Your deck needs to be maintained about every two years unless, of course, you live in areas with extreme weather conditions. Maintaining your deck requires equipment such as a pressure washer, sander or chemicals, time, and elbow grease. Deciding which deck stain or paint to use is important as well. Different types of stains and paint help protect your deck’s wood from the damaging effects of the elements. It’s important to pick one that not only matches your home but also gives you the protection your deck needs.
Our knowledgeable experts at Dave’s Floor Sanding & Installation, Inc. have all the right equipment and know exactly what needs to be done to bring the life back into your deck and keep it protected no matter what the weather conditions are. We can make repairs and replace any broken or split supports. In addition, every precaution is taken to ensure that your siding and your plants are protected during the process.
With over 35 years in the business, we have a reputation for excellence. We will take the time to sit down with you and discuss not only your needs but the options that are available to you. Our goal is to give you a finished product that adds beauty to your home and yard so you can enjoy the days ahead!
Located west of downtown Minneapolis is the beautiful city of St. Louis Park, MN. Not only is it close enough for all to enjoy everything Minneapolis has to offer, but it has attractions, events, arts, culture, and recreational activities as well as shopping and dining experiences you will want to enjoy. It is also rich in historical sites and modern amenities.
Mixing the past with the present is a big part of life in St. Louis Park. Their historical society was created in 1970 with the mission to “Collect, Preserve and Disseminate knowledge about the history of St. Louis Park.” And they have done just that. The historical beauty can be seen almost everywhere you go. You can also see how much they care for their citizens in the organized events they have such as the National Night Out, the Penny Carnival where children ages 3 and up can have the time of their lives for pennies. They also have a summer concert series where you can meet old and new friends.
Yes, the past and the present both reside together in St. Louis Park, and nothing shows this better than the historic homes that are in many neighborhoods. One of the issues, though, with an older home is knowing when to refinish your hardwood flooring. It isn’t as simple as you might think. While hardwood does get better with age, it is only up to a certain point that this occurs. After this, the wear and tear of everyday life begins to take its toll and your hardwood flooring begins look less lively.
If you are noticing your hardwood flooring is beginning to show its age with squeaking and staining or it has begun to look dull, give our experienced refinishing specialists at Dave’s Floor Sanding a call. We have been servicing the St. Louis Park and surrounding areas for over 35 years. With a consultation, we can give you options that can bring the brightness back to your flooring. We will work with you and any ideas you may have to bring back smiles to you and your hardwood flooring.
Combining dining, shopping and nightlife with restful fishing on the lake, a lovely afternoon at the wineries or just a relaxing nap on the beach and you begin to see why Waconia was voted “the best city in Minnesota for young families.” The day may begin as gloomy, rainy or snowy, but residents and visitors alike will find warmth and happy times with special happenings and various annual events every week during the entire year. Affordable living and fun for all make Waconia a place to call home.
And before you go out to have fun at your weekly event, it might be time to take a look at your hardwood flooring and see if it is in need of a little TLC. Sometimes in the activity of daily living, we become unaware of things that are occurring right in front of us. As you take a closer look you may notice that your hardwood flooring is looking a little “worn.” But before you rush out and rent a sander and upset your entire household, let’s consider a couple of things. First of all, understand that refinishing your flooring can be not only a big job but one you really need to know what you are doing. Dust, chemical smells, furniture out of place all can lead to upsetting the home. Secondly, if you have any problems with your hardwood such as cupping, crowning or buckling, you could make matters worse by not knowing exactly what to do or how to do it.
Why not let the experienced flooring contractors at Dave’s Floor Sanding take a look at your hardwood flooring and give you options you may not have even considered. We have been servicing Waconia and the surrounding area for over 35 years and have the experience and know-how to get the job done with the least amount of disruption to your home and your family. Bring your questions and concerns to us and together we will come up with options that are acceptable not only to your lifestyle but your wallet as well.
If any town had a middle name it would be Lakeville, MN and that middle name would be “fun.” It doesn’t matter what season of the year it is, you can always find an abundance of things to do inside and out, from walking along a beautiful path, to having a picnic in the park or even partaking in the growing water sport of paddle boarding. You can even enjoy a leisurely stroll through the Farmers’ Market where you will find fresh and locally grown produce along with bakery items, meats, eggs, flowers and many additional items. Meet an old friend along the way or make some new ones. It's all part of living a life that is “Positioned to Thrive” here in beautiful Lakeville.
The county and city have even gotten together to make sure the city is “Positioned to Thrive” by planning improvements to the highway. As there have been safety concerns this is the perfect time and the perfect season to make these enhancements so their citizens can enjoy life and be road-safe.
Now is also the perfect time to take a good look at your hardwood flooring and see if it is in need of some improvements. The hustle and bustle of daily activity, the soccer equipment that gets tossed on the floor after practice and the water stains from spills and pets all take their toll after a time. You may not have even noticed until now that your hardwood flooring isn’t looking as beautiful as it once did. Once your flooring begins to look worn and abused, your home begins to look a little run down and in need of some help. But don’t think you need to completely replace your hardwood flooring. Sometimes all it needs is a little board replacement here and there and a light refinishing.
Our customer service representatives here at Dave’s Floor Sanding have decades of actual field experience and would enjoy the opportunity to discuss your hardwood flooring concerns. They will take the time necessary to answer all of your questions so you feel comfortable and confident with the decisions you make. Let Dave’s Floor Sanding do all the work without any of the fuss for you so your home can shine once again.
One of the beautiful aspects of life in Stillwater, MN is that you can enjoy all four seasons, which is a rarity in our state. Because it is tucked into the bluffs of the St. Croix River you can enjoy the changing fall colors of the bluffs, the beauty that explodes when spring emerges after a long winter, not to mention the winter which brings its own unique outings and summer with its outdoor dining, festivals and fairs. All these work together to make Stillwater a place to live, work, play and visit.
There are many issues that occur by living so close to water and one of them is humidity. Humidity can be an enemy to your hair, your home, but it is especially damaging to your hardwood flooring.
To keep your hardwood flooring strong and durable, the humidity levels in your home must be managed, because as the humidity rises, wood absorbs the moisture from the air. When the humidity falls, the wood releases the moisture back into the air. This is a natural process for hardwood flooring but excessive levels in either direction can create problems.
If you have begun to see cracks and separation between the boards, cupping (when the edges of the boards are higher on the sides), crowning (opposite of cupping) or buckling (when the wood flooring pulls away from the subfloor) it may be time to seek professional help. There can also be moisture problems beneath the flooring that is invisible to the eye that can be just as devastating for your hardwood floors.
While some people do take on the task of fixing and refinishing their floors themselves, depending on their condition, you might be doing more harm than good. The direction you may think is the best course of action may not necessarily be the least expensive or least invasive alternative.
Our floor refinishers at Dave’s Floor Sanding have not only the knowledge but the experience that is necessary to help correct any problems you are having with your hardwood flooring. They will even sit down with you to discuss what needs to be done today and what can be done in the future to keep your hardwood flooring looking beautiful no matter what body of water you are living next to.