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Extend hardwood throughout your home

Many customers want to know if they can keep their current wood floors, but extend them to the rest of their house. Yes! You can! Magnus Anderson craftsmen can lace new wood into your current wood floors, and extend that wood to the rest of the house. No one will be able to tell where […]

Magnus Anderson Wins 2018 People’s Choice Award

Magnus Anderson won the 2018 Boulder Daily Camera’s People’s Choice, Boulder County Gold award for best hardwood flooring company! This is the fourth year in a row that we’ve won this award (and they’ve only had this category for four years). The Boulder County Gold Award is a hallmark of achievement for Magnus Anderson. Our […]

Magnus Anderson is 12-Years-Old!

This month marks our 12th year in business. Bob and I started Magnus Anderson Hardwood Floors in January, 2006 when our boys were just 6 and 3 years old. Now they are 18 and 15! Time flies when you’re having fun! Throughout our 12 years in business, we’ve sanded over 1 million square feet and […]

Is Wood Flooring Better For People With Asthma and Allergies?

We’ve had many customers who have asthma and/or environmental allergies who claim that after we replaced their carpets with hardwood floors, their asthma and allergy symptoms dramatically decreased. I wanted to do some research about why this happened, so that I can better inform our customers that may have these conditions. I looked on the […]

Is There Dirt Engrained in Your Wood Floor?

When the finish on your wood floor starts to wear off, dirt can start to get into the grain of the wood floor. I’m sure you’ve seen wood floors that have black/dark brown lines in some of the boards. It starts to look horrible! If you start to see this in your wood floor, you […]

What Are The Differences in Floor Finishes?

One flooring company may use polyurethane to finish wood floors, while another might use waterbased. What’s the difference? Every unfinished wood floor needs to be sealed first, with either a sealer or a stain, and then have at least two coats of finish applied. Whether that finish is water-based or oil-based is up to the […]

What sets your house apart from your neighbors?

If you live in a neighborhood like mine, your house might be one of five or six different models. Maybe the same model of house is across the street from yours, but it’s blue instead of brown. With that being said, there are things you can do to set the inside of your home apart […]

Selecting a Type of Wood Flooring

When people decide to put wood flooring in their homes, a lot of decisions can follow, such as: What type of wood? Should we stain or keep it natural? What width of the planks would look best in my home? What type of finish should we apply? This blog will focus on selecting a type […]

Water Damaged Wood Floor

I’ve lived in Boulder my whole life, and I’ve never seen anything like the rain and flooding we’ve experienced this past week. It’s devastating! So many residences and businesses have been adversely affected by the deluge of water we received. After many have cleaned up the mess that was caused by the water, they may […]