Blog Entries - 2013

Wood Floor Maintenance

Wood Floor Maintenance

Posted on: December 17, 2013
Hardwood floors have gained so much popularity; however, with popularity, comes all sorts of ideas and suggestions to maintain the beauty of your wood floors. The writers at Hardwood Floors magazine have come to the rescue to clear up any confusion that you read more …
Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots

Posted on: November 11, 2013
Tags: U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots
A Step Above Flooring is proud to team up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves Toys for Tots program in our first annual toy drive! We want to give back to a charity we believe in... one that helps less fortunate children throughout the United States read more …
Halloween Safety

Halloween Safety

Posted on: October 31, 2013
Halloween is supposed to be a fun time of the year for the whole family... full of ghosts, goblins, and crazy costumes, as well as beautiful fall leaves providing a nice backdrop. However, it can turn tragic if the proper safety tools aren't in place for your read more …
Choosing the Right Flooring Option

Choosing the Right Flooring Option

Posted on: October 19, 2013
One of the best ways to dramatically change the look and feel of your home is with new flooring. However, choosing the wrong flooring can make your home lose its aesthetic appeal. Flooring solidifies your home and creates a sense of personal space. It also read more …
Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon

Posted on: September 18, 2013
Tags: Harvest Moon Midwest
The Harvest Moon is tonight - so what do you know about the Harvest Moon? The full Moon nearest the autumnal equinox, which is September 22 of this year, is called the Harvest Moon. The "Harvest Moon" and "Hunter's Moon" are traditional terms for the full read more …
How Moisture Affects Hardwood Floors

How Moisture Affects Hardwood Floors

Posted on: August 23, 2013
It's time to remodel and you want to have hardwood flooring installed in your home. Sounds so simple, right? They will look gorgeous throughout and change the whole appearance of your living environment. However, shouldn't you also have a basic understanding read more …
Rubio Monocoat

Rubio Monocoat

Posted on: July 30, 2013
We are excited to offer Rubio Monocoat, an amazing hardwood finish product, to customers and contractors as we have become a distributor for Rubio Monocoat in the Midwest.  Rubio Monocoat is an innovative floor finish that is environmentally friendly and read more …
25th Annual Celebrity Softball Classic

25th Annual Celebrity Softball Classic

Posted on: June 21, 2013
We are proud to support this year's 25th Annual Celebrity Softball Classic!  The Softball Classic, held at The Florence Freedom Ballpark in Florence, Kentucky, benefits Teen Response - A program that provides quality, comprehesive services for at-risk read more …
Email Scams and Red Flags

Email Scams and Red Flags

Posted on: April 18, 2013
Tags: Scam Emails
As a consumer, it's highly recommended to maintain continued vigilance to protect yourself from online fraud.  Learning how to recognize red flags can be confusing.  Below is a detailed article, recently posted by Matt Petronzio, March 20, 2013, at read more …
2013 Cincinnati Home & Garden Show

2013 Cincinnati Home & Garden Show

Posted on: February 28, 2013
The Cincinnati Home & Garden Show located at the Duke Energy Convention Center is here once again and it is THE PLACE to be to experience what's new in home remodeling and decor, gardening and landscaping.  Make your plans to visit hundreds of read more …
Best of Houzz 2013 Press Release

Best of Houzz 2013 Press Release

Posted on: February 1, 2013
A Step Above Flooring & Installation of Cincinnati Receives Houzz’s 2013 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Award   Annual Survey and Analysis of 11 Million Monthly Users  Reveals Top-Rated U.S. Professionals   CINCINNATI, OH -- read more …
RSVP Renovation Update

RSVP Renovation Update

Posted on: January 28, 2013
It’s been a month since we’ve posted any updates on the RSVP Event Center remodeling project and there has been quite a bit of work done throughout the building.  The existing floors and furniture have been removed, making way for new to come read more …