Wood floors can last for a hundred years or more. Hardwood floors have always been a popular choice for homeowners and there are very few flooring materials that have been around as long as wood. No other flooring offers the warmth, beauty, and value of wood. Wood flooring enhances the décor of any room and provides a timeless look that will increase in value throughout the years. In a national survey of real estate agents, 90 percent said that houses with wood flooring sell faster and for higher prices than houses without wood floors.
Easy to Clean and Maintain
Maintenance of today’s wood floors is easy! A little sweeping and/or vacuuming with occasionally some mopping with professional wood floor products, and your hardwood floor will keep looking nice for a long time to come. You will want to use a cleaning product recommended by your flooring manufacturer, installer, or other wood flooring professional. This will ensure that you use the proper cleaner for your type of flooring and finish.
Do you have allergies? Wood floors don’t hold on to pollen, animal dander, or mold the way that carpet can. Hardwood is an excellent choice for anyone with any kind of environmental allergies.
Increased Home Value
Over time, wood floors maintain their value making your hardwood floor purchase a worthwhile investment to your home. When other flooring options are looking worn out and are ready to be replaced, wood floors in contrast can be refinished to their original beautiful making your floors timeless.
Think about how the flooring choices you make today will affect the resale value of your home. Wood floors last a long time and add value to a home, whereas carpet will look old and used in just a few years.
There are numerous types of hardwood flooring available with a wide variety of features and characteristics to complement any décor. If you want to improve the look, durability and value of your home or apartment, hardwood floors are the way to go.