Kitchens are the focal points of most homes. They are the hub of everyday activity and should be designed with style and function in mind. There is perhaps nothing that combines utility with aesthetic appeal quite the way hardwood countertops do. Hardwood countertops and island tops from Baird Brothers are a great way to add warmth and beauty to your kitchen while standing up to the wear and tear of everyday use (Read our Hardwoods in the Kitchen Blog). Read more

The Next Level: Partnering with This Old House.

Once in a lifetime opportunities are notorious for being scarce… after all, the name basically says it all! Once. In. A. Lifetime.

But, in 2018 Baird Brothers Fine Hardwoods was presented the opportunity to partner with America’s leading home design and renovation brand — This Old House — on not one, BUT TWO occasions: the 2018 Idea House and the Jamestown Net-Zero Project House.

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Hardwood Floor Maintenance 101: How to Keep Your Floors In Good Shape

Installing hardwood floors often requires a pretty sizable investment on your part. While the cost of hardwood flooring varies depending on everything from the size of your home to the type of wood that you choose, the average American pays more than $4,300 to have hardwood floors installed.

As a result, it’s extremely important for you to maintain your hardwood flooring the right way once you get it in place. When you make hardwood floor maintenance a priority, you can keep your floors looking like new and ensure that they last (nearly) a lifetime.

The good news is that hardwood floors are a lot easier to maintain than other types of flooring (like carpeting). However, there are some things you’ll need to do to preserve their appearance.

Check out our 9 tips to help you maintain your hardwood floors and keep them in perfect condition for decades to come! Read more

Hardwood has a starring role in today’s kitchens.

According to the recently released 2016 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Survey, among the 72 percent of homeowners who are updating flooring during their kitchen renovation, hardwood flooring is most popular in nearly all regions. Baird Brothers expert Steve Stack is not surprised. “People are incorporating hardwood into their kitchen designs because it adds warmth and beauty, yet it’s practical and functional.”

Steve notes gorgeous handcrafted hardwood adds value to kitchens. Kitchen hardwood ideas were hot topics at the Baird Brothers’ booth at home and garden shows this spring.

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