Category Archives: Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood Floors – Refinish or Replace?

The Number One Question from Customers! During a visit to the E_M Custom Flooring showroom, our staff could quickly tell you the most frequent inquiry we have, which is whether to refinish or replace slightly worn or tired looking hardwood floors. Many times, customers will have beautiful floors which have been nicked (furniture without protective […]

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Select White Oak Chevron in Watermill

Here’s an extraordinary flooring project in a magnificent home in Watermill. This Long Island homeowner is making a real statement with these gorgeous select white oak boards installed in a chevron pattern. The material used is 5 in. x 30 in. and is installed using both full-trowel adhesive and nailed down. This helps greatly to […]

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What New Homeowners Need to Know About Solid vs. Engineered Hardwood Floors

Whether you are building or buying your first home, it is always helpful to become knowledgeable about the different types of wood flooring that are offered. While there are many styles to choose from, wood floors are always a good bet and a popular choice.

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Character Grade White Oak in Bridgehampton

Looking for a floor that has a more “natural” feel to it? Just feast your eyes on this Character Grade oak floor we just installed in a lovely home in Bridgehampton. The extra detail in these wide planks go a long way to bringing a whole new level of detail and “character” to these rooms.

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What Does It Mean to Really Go Green?

A Simple Guide to Healthy Flooring That’s Not Just Good for Your Home, but Also the Environment For over 75 years, E_M Custom Flooring & Installations has been working closely with individuals, interior designers and contractors to service all of their many flooring needs. We have seen trends come and go, but one that continues […]

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Beautiful Custom Herringbone Installation

The installers at E_M Custom Flooring are getting to show off their skill at a beautiful home in Great Neck. The project called for the installation of a herringbone floor but in this case we needed to do something special.

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Extraordinary Select White Oak in Manhasset

Adding to the beauty of a home is one of the most rewarding aspects of what we do at E_M Custom Flooring & Installations. We are currently installing a wide-plank solid wood floor in a stunning waterfront home in Manhasset.

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Wire Brushing a Character Grade White Oak Flooring Sample

For larger, more complex flooring installation projects we will sometimes prepare a sample of the floor for the homeowner to review. The material on this sample board is 3/4″ x 8” Character Grade White Oak (solid wood flooring). We have already sanded this sample, but in the video we are “wire brushing” it, as well. […]

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