Michael Purser started his company, Rosebud Co., in Atlanta in 1973 (for more information on Rosebud Co., visit www.rosebudfloors.com or visit the Facebook page at The Rosebud Company). His work has focused on restoring and preserving wood floors in older homes. He and his wife are empty nesters and enjoy spoiling Libby, their brindle boxer. Libby has a very good life.    

 

  • Monday, April, 13, 2015 The Low-Hanging Fruit: Old Floor Refinishing (This blog is directed to that group in the wood flooring industry with sore knees, sore backs and callouses on their hands. We often feel like we are struggling to hold onto a market that reacts...
  • Monday, March, 02, 2015 The Floor Listener: Wood Floors Have Stories to Tell Wood floors have stories to tell, and if you’re a good at listening, they can be instructive, entertaining and fuel the imagination. If the floor is new, the story often deals with deadlines, work...
  • Monday, November, 03, 2014 Are You Getting the Most Out of This Tool? I will openly and unashamedly confess to being a “tooloholic.” I can feel the adrenaline kick in when I look for something that will save me time, reduce my workload and increase my efficiency...
  • Thursday, October, 09, 2014 A Game Changer: Kansas City in 1988 Game changers can redefine an event. They provide a reference point that often takes things in another direction. For the wood flooring crowd, one of the biggies was the NWFA convention in Kansas...
  • Wednesday, September, 17, 2014 Owning Our Turf vs. Bad Consumer Advice A post awhile back on Hardwood Floor's Facebook page got my attention. They regularly post examples of terrible advice for consumers in the mainstream press, and this was one of those Do It Yourself...
  • Tuesday, June, 03, 2014 The Missing Link: Are You Skipping a Step in Your Recoats? Recoating wood floors is a great option for finishes going through a midlife crisis. Quick and clean, it is still gaining in popularity and acceptance with homeowners. Those of us who have been in...
  • Wednesday, July, 28, 2010 Take Caution When Doing Restoration Work I have had my own wood flooring company since 1973, but I could count the number of new homes I have worked in on one hand and have fingers left over. I haven't avoided new construction, it just...