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Why It's Worth Installing Hardwood Flooring In Your Home

Are you undecided on what type of flooring material you want to put in your home? While you could select something that is affordable like carpeting, you may find that you'll be much more satisfied by using hardwood. Here are a few reasons why hardwood flooring is a great choice for your home. 

Hardwood Is Durable

Hardwood is a great flooring material when it comes to durability. It's capable of lasting for many years and can withstand all of the foot traffic that the material sees from daily wear. Even if the hardwood does become worn down, it's always possible to refinish the material to make it look brand new again.

Hardwood Is Easy To Clean

Don't like having to constantly vacuum the carpet to keep it looking clean, which means lugging around the heavy vacuum cleaner from room to room? Hardwood is easy to maintain and clean since all you really need to do is sweep the debris off the floor. The hardwood will occasionally need to be mopped, but that is only when it gets really dirty.

Hardwood Is Timeless

Other flooring styles come and go, but hardwood has a timeless look to it that will never get old. This can help improve your home's overall value and even make it more appealing when the time comes to sell. You won't have to worry about a potential buyer wanting to replace the hardwood because of how timeless it looks.

Hardwood Is Versatile

There are so many options when it comes to hardwood flooring that it is actually a bit overwhelming. You will need to decide on the type of wood that you will use, the width of the floorboards, the quality of the wood, and what color you want to stain it. The ability to sand and stain hardwood means that you also have the option to change the look later without spending a fortune to replace the flooring.

Hardwood Is Eco-Friendly

All-natural hardwood flooring comes from sustainable resources that are not going to cause harm to the planet. Even though trees are cut down, new trees are planted in their place. When the time does come to eventually get rid of hardwood flooring, know that it's a biodegradable material that is going to break down quickly 

Think you're ready to have a hardwood floor installed in your home? Reach out to a local hardwood flooring contractor for more information.  

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Walking All Over It

When someone says they got walked all over, they often mean they got taken advantage of. Of course, if your floor could talk, it would say the same thing, but it would have a very different meaning. Floors are meant for walking over. That's why we choose comfortable materials, like carpets, for rooms where we plan on doing a lot of standing. Of course, we sometimes have to choose something that's easier to clean, like tile, knowing that it is less comfortable. Well, that's enough writing about flooring for now. If you want more to read, check out this blog. We have plenty of posts, and we promise — they're all about flooring.



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