A large number of people have an inclination to completely overlook hardwood flooring because it is more expensive than carpet, however, wood floors have many great benefits which outweigh their initial additional cost. Prior to start shopping for wood flooring, there is some public knowledge we like to share with you that may help you to choose the right wood flooring.
As you might know, there are so many types of wood flooring in the marketplace today – rustic, hand-scraped, traditional, and exotic. The common thing among all types of wood flooring is the fact that they are a lifelong product that is durable, environmentally safe and beautiful. Wood flooring not only make your home more beautiful, it will also increase the value of your property when you decide to sell it. Hardwood floor products are some of the most sought after hard surface flooring in remodeling and new home purchasing.
Maintenance involves simple mopping, vacuuming, and protecting your floors from moisture and heavy wear. Preventive maintenance like area rugs, floor protectors (on all furniture) and routine use of recommended hardwood floor cleaning solution can prolong the beauty of your floors. Another interesting fact is that hardwood floors help contribute to a wholesome indoor living environment. Hardwood floors do not harbor dust mites or molds, which is especially beneficial for the approximated 35 million Americans who suffer from allergies.
Many of our customers have questions about solid hardwood floors vs. engineered wood floors. Engineered wood flooring is made of a core of plywood with a layer of hardwood on the top. It is functional and durable and can be installed in multiple areas of your property, even those that may experience moisture. Both solid and engineered wood flooring can be refinished. Our experienced team members are happy to answer all your questions. With today’s evolving new technologies hardwood floors come in many sizes, styles, colors, and species. We will be happy to help you find the perfect wood floor to meet your taste and budget.