Ryan Kushner signed on as assistant editor at Wood Floor Business in February 2018 after a year and a half as a staff writer at The Smithfield Times in Southern Virginia. He grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated with a degree in English and Communication from Mercyhurst University. He is constantly in search of wood floor stories and terrible puns and wood love to hear suggestions floor either.

  • Monday, May, 21, 2018 Cordless Contraption Lets You ‘Drive’ Your Big Machine Jerry Brainerd, owner of Eau Claire, Wis.-based Revolution Manufacturing, and welder Seth Meier had one goal in mind when they began developing the RevRider DC: Find a way to end the...
  • Monday, May, 21, 2018 You Otter See This Wood Floor Some wood floor artisans have to go out searching for inspiration. For Donna and Delbert Adams of Sheffield Hardwood in Tamworth, Ontario, all it took was a look out the window. Of course, it helps...
  • Monday, May, 21, 2018 Circular Wood Flooring Showroom Proves a Point Clients keep asking Ovi Ragalie of Tualatin, Ore.-based Treadline Construction to tear out their old wood floors and install something “cooler.” It drives Ragalie a little crazy. “I kept...
  • Friday, March, 16, 2018 Glow-In-The-Dark Floors Mix Fun In The Finish It was a background in medicine—along with a desire to have fun—that led Carlos Mongalo Jr. and his father, Carlos Mongalo Sr., to develop a wood floor finish that glows in the dark. With...