5 most popular softwood types

PINE-Pine is a softwood which grows in most areas of the Northern Hemisphere. There are more than 100 species worldwide.

ASH-There are 16 species of ash which grow in the eastern United States. Of these, the white ash is the largest and most commercially important.
HICKORY-There are 15 species of hickory in the eastern United States, eight of which are commercially important.
BEECH-The American beech is a single species which grows in the eastern half of the United States.
BIRCH-There are many species of birch. The yellow birch is the most commercially important. European birch is fine grained, rare and expensive.


10 Things- Never Do To A Wood Floor

Do not use abrasives or harsh chemicals to clean your floor
Do not use hard casters on any furniture directly on your hardwood floor
Do not use steam mops on your hardwood floor
Do not pour cleaning product directly on floor
Do not wait too long between refinish projects
Do not wear high heel shoes on wood floors
Do not leave the legs of your furniture unprotected
Do not drag furniture or heavy appliances over your hardwood floors
Do not let your dog’s nails remain untrimmed
Do not allow any stains remain untreated !