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Category: Installing and Finishing Wood Floors

  • Board Edge Profiles

    Edge profiles or treatments refer to the amount of “reveal” on the edge of each floor board. At Hull Forest Products, we can customize the edge profile of your wood flooring or paneling. We have a variety of edge profiles for you to choose from, and while the square (snug) edge is always the most […]

  • 2019 Sawmill Tour at Hull Forest Products

    Join us for our sawmill tour! Connecticut’s largest sawmill, Hull Forest Products, will host free sawmill tours of its forest products manufacturing facility in Pomfret Center, CT on Saturday October 19, 2019 from 8 am to 2 pm. Learn about forest management, timber harvesting, and wood manufacturing, and watch as local timber is transformed into […]

  • Wood Flooring Sets the Tone for the Contemporary Renovation of an Old House

    Clients came to architects David Burdett and Stefanie Werner of DAS Studio  in NYC with a design dilemma: their lakefront house did not take advantage of the property’s views. And the building was divided into many small rooms, creating awkward spaces that were not functional for contemporary living. The clients wanted a clean, light, and modern aesthetic, but they also wanted […]

  • Five Things You Should Know When Choosing Wide Plank Wood Flooring

    Choosing wide plank flooring? Here are five points to keep in mind. 1. Know the size of your project. When choosing wide plank flooring, first estimate the square footage you will need based on your room’s dimensions, then add 10-15 percent, depending on the shape of the rooms.   Your sawmill or supplier will need […]

  • Wide Plank Pine Floors

    The first floors we milled at Hull Forest Products nearly fifty years ago were wide pine floors, and wide plank pine continues to be one of our best selling wood floors for kitchens and other rooms. New England homeowners (and many others with antique, farmhouse, or period inspired homes) love traditional wide pine. There is […]

  • Choosing A Wide Plank Wood Floor For Your Kitchen

    Thinking about installing a wide plank wood floor in your kitchen? You’re not alone. Adding wood flooring is one of the most popular kitchen upgrades.  And homeowners adding wood flooring are likely to see a return on their investment. According to the National Association of Realtors, homes with real wood floors are easier to sell, […]

  • Why Plank Length Matters in Wood Flooring

    The lengths of the floor boards you choose for your room will have a big impact on the overall look of your floor.  Longer plank lengths create a clean visual line because there are fewer end or butt seams/joints (places where the ends of the boards butt up against each other). In fact, depending on […]

  • Using Neutral Colored Wood Floors

    The owners of this New Hampshire timber frame home wanted a neutral tone wood floor and they came to Hull Forest Products for select grade sapwood-only Ash wood flooring, which they chose for its hardness, beauty, and–most importantly–its neutral “blonde” color. They did not want their flooring to compete or clash with the warm color of […]

  • Installing and Finishing a Wide Plank Floor

    During a recent expansion to our offices here at Hull Forest Products, we had the fun of choosing what kind of floor we would lay down.  Ah, the perks of being a sawmill!  We chose Curly Birch, and we videotaped the installation, sanding, and finishing.  We have a talented team here at HFP, and our […]

  • Prefinished Wide Plank Wood Floors

    Looking for prefinished wide plank flooring?  Perhaps you don’t have the time or patience for a site-finished floor, but you want the durability and quality of a site-finished floor.  All of our wood floors are available either unfinished or  prefinished. We can accommodate wide board and long board orders and every floor is custom finished with […]