Hardwood Floors are Safe, Clean and add beauty to a home or business. Hardwood floors do not hide harmful particulate matter, making for a healthier, safer living environment, especially for allergy sufferers. Low maintenance, long lasting and can be “repaired” (instead of replaced).
Comparatively, hardwood floors require minimal maintenance – in terms of both effort and equipment. Consider, simply, the difference in price between a mop and vacuum. Hardwood floors are also much more resistant to spills and stains. Hardwood floors do get scraped, scratched, scuffed, dented and damaged – especially in high traffic areas. However, wood flooring can most often simply be sanded, smoothed and refinished. It is rarely necessary to replace a wood floor.
Wood is a naturally occurring resource, which can even be reforested, hardwood floors may also be a quality ecological choice. Faster growing types of wood flooring materials – such as bamboo make this an even more plausible reality.
Hardwood floors are unsurpassed Beauty and Value. Perhaps the number one reason to consider a hardwood floor is for aesthetic reasons.Hardwood is one of the oldest flooring materials there is, and it never goes out of style. Because of the large variety of trees and wood types, a world of colors, consistencies, designs, grains and patterns are available. Hardwood floors definitely increase the value of a house. So, while hardwood floors may cost more initially, with proper maintenance, they can be a sound investment that pay off for a lifetime.