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CRAFT The Contempa Collection ~ Modern, Urban with a Natural Appeal

The Contempa Collection has an Urban Natural appeal with its small bevel, low gloss finish & wire-brushed texture. This formidable Select Character grade is distinguished by being both very wide & long. Inspired by the beauty & simplicity of contemporary European design, the Contempa Collection features refined texturing & finishing techniques, arousing a sense of urban style & sophistication.      

Cork Flooring ~ Beauty, Versatility, Practicality

We are pleased to introduce the Cork Deco ~ Narrow Plank Collection…. & it’s Green Guard Certified!      A truly renewable sourced flooring that is certified safe for schools & hospitals! Cork flooring offers a unique & exquisite beauty in addition to so many advantages & benefits that it’s truly amazing we don’t see more of

Legno Bastone – It’s Not a Product. It’s a Passion!

As our friends at Legno Bastone, purveyors of fine Italian hardwood floors, like to say: It’s Not a Product. It’s a Passion! As with all of their hardwood products and collections, this passion can also be seen in their latest La Famiglia Collezione. This collection is reminiscent of a days-gone-by era when families, their friends,

New at Tamfloors – Hallmark Organic

Organic Hardwood Collection for Floors, Walls, and Ceilings Historic wood floors of timeless beauty. Welcome to our journey down a road to a simpler, more holistic approach to wood flooring. A blending of natural, vintage materials into contemporary living environments complements the latest design trends. Fusing modern production techniques with those of antiquity, Hallmark replicates

Why We Love Using the Adhesive We Use

  Here at Tamalpais Hardwood Floors we use DriTac 7300 SureBond Urethane Wood Flooring Adhesive when installing our floors. DriTac 7300 is easy to spread and easy to clean up when wet. DriTac 7300 is non-slumping, low in odor and offers superior coverage and excellent ultimate bond strength. When installing hardwood floors in areas that measure high moisture levels we

New in our Showroom – Tennnesse Wood Flooring

Tamalpais Hardwood Floors is now presenting Tennesse Wood Flooring. Tennesse Wood Flooring offer a full line of flooring, specializing in hand distressing and creative rustic designs. Using an ultra violet, oven baked urethane coating process, we deliver a 3 mil finish that is warrantied for 10 years. We make a point of letting the finish

Oiling an Unfinished Walnut Floor

If you are wondering what an unfinished walnut floor looks like once it has been oiled, have a look at this short clip. This is an unfinished, rustic, engineered walnut floor being oiled and polished. Have any questions? Call us today 415. 459. 1800 We are happy to answer questions for your upcoming project. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uho2O-Vg5-Y

Installation of Oiled White Oak

We did an installation recently in San Rafael, CA. This is a white oak oiled floor installed in a residence. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_o4h9DvYT8

Radiant-Floor Heating & Hardwood Floors

Radiant heating has a number of advantages. For one, it is more efficient than baseboard heating and usually more efficient than forced-air heating because no energy is lost through ducts. The lack of moving air can also be advantageous to people with severe allergies. Hydronic (liquid-based) systems use little electricity, a benefit for homes off