October 2, 2019 Comments(0)

    Hardwood Flooring Grades

    These are the grades we follow at Musolf’s. There are many other guidelines out there but this is what you can expect when you come into our showrooms. As a general rule, Select grade will have less color variation and the absen

    August 13, 2019 Comments(0)

    Commonly Used Hardwood Flooring Terms

      Now that you have decided to install hardwood flooring, you will be speaking with a lot of folks in the industry. These terms might help you get through those conversations with a little more ease. Relative Humidity (RH):

    June 2, 2019 Comments(0)

    Features and Benefits of Rift and Quartered Hardwood Flooring

    In recent years Rift and Quartered flooring, in White Oak and Red Oak, have become quite popular across North America.  Some like the calm straight grained look of the Rift boards, while others prefer the active, interesting look

    April 21, 2019 Comments(0)

    Is Hardwood Flooring Right for my Lakeshore Home?

    Absolutely! With the strong cabin culture we have in our area we get asked this question a lot. The questions often relate to: a non-air conditioned lake home, moisture concerns being so close to the lake, sand coming in on the fe

    April 7, 2019 Comments(0)

    Explaining the Janka Scale

    The Janka Hardness Scale determines the hardness of a particular wood in relation to another. The test uses a 2” x 2” x 6” piece of wood and a 0.444” steel ball to determine how hard a wood is. The test indicates how many

    March 22, 2019 Comments(0)

    Tips for Minimizing Gaps in Your Wood Flooring this Winter

      Now that the seasons are changing, homeowners may notice their wood flooring shrinking and causing gaps in between the floorboards. Even though this is a normal response to low moisture in the air, it’s not something that

    March 13, 2019 Comments(0)

    It’s Us vs. Them

    Us is Musolf’s Engineered flooring products: Owens 1/2” has a 2.5 or 3.5mm wear layer and the 5/8” has a 4.5mm wear layer; Boen has a 2.5 or 3.5 mm wear layer, depending on which style you choose; Sheoga engineered flooring

    October 29, 2018 Comments(0)

    Key Differences Between Engineered vs Solid Hardwood Floors

    Planning to install new flooring in your home is a fun and rewarding experience. You get to learn a lot about the different flooring options available and select one that aligns with your family’s lifestyle and your design visio

    September 14, 2018 Comments(0)

    Clearing up Confusion on Wood Floor Maintenance

    As wood floors have grown in popularity, so have products and ideas about how to clean a wood floor. There are HGTV hosts telling viewers to use apple cider vinegar mixed with water for a “green” wood floor cleaner, co

    August 14, 2018 Comments(0)

    Wood Flooring Care

    We often get asked of proper wood floor care. Here is a link to some helpful tips. Please let us know if you have any questions! Thank for visiting our blog! Check back for more useful information! Disclaimer: The information pre

    July 3, 2018 Comments(0)

    Wired Brush Flooring

    Have you heard about wire brushed flooring? It’s one of the hottest flooring trends for 2018, and it’s no surprise why. This texturizing technique is a great option for homeowners who want a durable, hardwood floor that can hi

    May 14, 2018 Comments(2)

    Buffing vs Sanding. Is there a difference?

    Are your hardwood floors looking dull and lifeless these days? You have options to restore them! In fact, this versatility is what may have attracted you to hardwood in the first place. Unlike carpet and vinyl that have to be ripp

    April 2, 2018 Comments(0)

    Do you know what you’re buying?Make a smart investment.

    When you are doing a remodel or building a new home you have choices. One of those choices is your wood floors – you walk on them every day and they will last the life of your home ~ if you make the right choice they will last t

    February 27, 2018 Comments(0)

    Wood Floor Cupping Information

    Dry Cupping – some causes and cures Wood floors are great for so many reasons. Some homeowners like the convenience of easy cleaning, while others feel like it adds a luxurious feeling to their home. Some with allergies prefer w

    April 4, 2017 Comments(0)

    Welcome to the new and improved Musolfs.com!

    We are so excited for you to see all the new information on our website! * Within the Collections you will find photographs of the product, technical information and a brochure/catalog if there is one available. You can take your



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    985 E Berwood Ave
    Vadnais Heights, MN 55110
    (651) 484-3020
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