San Jose Hardwood Floors

San Jose Hardwood Floors prides itself on providing exceptional customer service to each discerning client, and very close attention to detail in every custom job throughout the Bay Area. With more than 30 years in the business, Owner Butch Kirk is adept at construction as a whole, specializing in flooring of all types.

At San Jose Hardwood Floors, Butch, Quan, and Laura are personally involved with clients from the first phone call to providing maintenance long after the flooring has been installed. Homeowners can rest assured they’ll get the best service in the Bay Area, and when they’re faced with a decision, San Jose Hardwood Floors’ highly skilled staff of craftsmen provides detailed information, allowing them to make an informed choice.

The entire staff at San Jose Hardwood Floors, including Butch, takes the time to stay up-to-date on the latest trends in their field with ongoing education opportunities both on- and off-site. All are certified in most manufacturer installation guides and practices including carpet, vinyl and hardwood floors, both finished and prefinished.

Janice B.

We’ve done two different remodels, in two different houses with Butch and his team. They are fabulous! They matched old wood with new wood, put in completely new floor in one room, worked with us to find the right stain color… love their work! They stayed on time even during ...

Sara R.

I work in the green building profession and we were referred to San Jose Hardwood Floors from a local contractor who suggested them in large part due to Butch’s familiarity with environmentally-friendly options for refinishing hardwood floors. I found him to be knowledgeable and helpful and it is clear that ...

Peter K.

We recently purchased an old townhouse in downtown Willow Glen, Nothing had been done to the home since 1980. We had a great referral from a friend on flooring. We met Butch and were very impressed with his knowledge of flooring products and his creativity. I highly recommend Butch and ...


I’m a home builder and have used San Jose Hardwood Floors many times over the years and have always been happy with their work and price… Butch is always my first call whether for a quote or simply advice and I will continue to use San Jose Hardwood Floors.

Nancy W.

Our floor is simply spectacular. This is not our first experience installing hardwood floors, but it was by far the absolute best. If you want quality, fair pricing, and an eye for “the best” and the most beautiful, San Jose Hardwood floors is your company!

Krishna S.

Butch Kirk is the owner and he personally came out to do Mom’s estimate and answer all our questions. To be honest, had I known how much information I would easily glean from Butch, I wouldn’t have wasted so much time trying to make sense of it all on my ...

Susan J. R.

San Jose Hardwood Floors is top notch. I worked with Butch over a 6-month period and found him very knowledgeable on all types of hardwood floors. He was extremely patient throughout my decision making process. When I finally made my selection of Shegoya pre-finished select red-oak natural wood, I never ...

Barbara C.

San Jose Hardwood floor has been great to work with. Butch who really knows his flooring, recommended a floor that would be great for our home, in other words durable!. Having dogs and small children, I was unsure about doing hardwood in my home. He made me feel at ease ...

Rick Rodrigues

As a General Building contractor I am always looking for somebody who will take care of me no matter what….Butch is that guy!!! They have gone above and beyond to make sure that everything is right. He is patient, caring and really listens to what you want. He also then ...

Kelly Funk

San Jose Hardwood Floors has done excellent work for many years for our company’s clients. We can always count on San Jose Hardwood Floors to provide timely and impeccable service, exceptional installations, as well as competitive pricing. San Jose Hardwood’s staff and owner are very knowledgeable in many flooring products ...

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Caring for Your Hardwood Floors – Five Simple Tips

Five Simple Tips Hardwood floors are more durable than carpet and easier to clean than tile. Follow these five simple tips to keep your floor clean and beautiful for decades to come! With a new hardwood floor install or refinish, always check with the contractor for specific cleaning materials. Different finish applications require different cleaning

16 /March /11

Want to Invest in Your Home? Hardwood Flooring Increases Value!

Did you know that hardwood flooring actually increases the value of your home? The National Wood Flooring Association surveyed real estate agents across the country. They noted that wood floors make a significant difference in the value in addition to the amount of time it takes to sell the house; houses sell faster with hardwood floors

21 /June /11

Expert Hardwood Refinishing – A Cost-Effective Solution For Beautiful Floors

Want to add value to your existing hardwood floors? Refinishing your floors is a fast, cost-effective alternative to installing brand new floors. How does hardwood floor refinishing work? The process includes sanding, staining, and finishing (or sealing) the wood. As with other types of home maintenance, doing it yourself is always an option, although hiring a professional

29 /June /11

Wood Flooring – Solid, Engineered, Laminate, Oh My!

There are a lot of flooring choices for homeowners, even when it comes to those that want the classic, timeless look and warm feel of a hardware floor. Solid hardwood, engineered wood and laminate flooring are three options to consider: Solid Hardwood Flooring is one piece of wood, from top to bottom, with no additional materials

5 /July /11

Meet the Manufacturer: EcoTimber

EcoTimber, one of our featured manufacturers, specializes in a wide range of gorgeous, eco-friendly and exotic hardwood and bamboo flooring including prefinished engineered and floating floors. Thanks to companies like EcoTimber, purchasing eco-friendly wood products does not mean sacrificing beauty, durability or ease of installation. Bamboo flooring is a “green” option for homeowners that want to

11 /July /11

Expansion and Contraction of Wood Flooring: What it is and How to Avoid It

Although there are many benefits of hardwood flooring, it is important to note that expansion and contraction of the wood is to be expected as weather changes throughout the year. As mentioned in a previous post, moisture and hardwood floors don’t mix well; wood naturally expands in moisture (such as when air is warm and humid) and contracts

15 /July /11

Kitchens are a Great Place for Hardwood Floors

Given that moisture is hard on wood floors, is it wise to put hardwood flooring in the kitchen? You might be surprised to know many homeowners actually prefer a hardwood floor in their kitchen for several reasons: Hardwood floors provide more cushioning on the feet than other popular flooring materials like tile. Your feet will definitely

21 /July /11

Eco-Friendly Flooring Design Option: Leather!

Sure you’ve heard of leather jackets, leather purses and leather wallets, but did you know leather floor tiles are also a reality? A sustainable option for homeowners, leather flooring is an eco-friendly option perfect for cozy bedrooms, media rooms or even walls. “Custom size tiles, colors and designs are available…let your imagination run wild!” Leather

22 /July /11

Did You Know? All About Radiant Heating for Hardwood Floors

Did you know that radiant heating is an option for homes with hardwood floors? A way of warming the home through the floors, and perfect for those that like to walk around barefoot, radiant heating has numerous benefits in the home. How does radiant heating work? Radiant heat underneath hardwood flooring involves tubes installed under

9 /August /11