The Beauty of Hardwood Floors

benefits of hardwood

The personality and natural presence that hardwood floors offer are unlike any other flooring option. Besides adding a lot of personality to a room in your house, there are a lot of positive attributes to this type of flooring. There's no one-size-fits-all when it comes to hardwood floors. You can choose the finish, color, and style that suit your design needs and personal preferences.

Simple Maintenance

Hardwood flooring does not accumulate a lot of dust or debris, and they are easy to clean. Mopping with a wet cloth or mop, wet or dry vacuuming and sweeping are enough. Remember to wipe up any spills or wet spots immediately to keep your floors vibrant and stain-free.

Durability

Depending on the quality of the flooring that you choose, you can have floors that will withstand generations. Hardwood is extremely durable and therefore can stand up to high-traffic activity, including children and pets. Investing in high-quality hardwood will ensure that they last the test of time.

Adds value to your Property 

Hardwood floors are an excellent long-term investment for your home. Hardwood flooring is a major selling point for homebuyers and often, the value added to the home far outweighs the cost it took to install them. Whereas carpet, tile, and linoleum often will be something a buyer will change after the purchase unless the floors are damaged, hardwood floors will remain in place. 

Great for Allergy Sufferers

Especially when compared to carpeting, hardwood floors win hands down when it comes to improved air quality in your home. Hardwood does not trap dust and allergens because there are no fibers and no grout lines. This means that all of those pesky allergens- pet dander, particles, and countless others- will not be an issue. 
The unfortunate drawback to wood floors is its susceptibility to moisture. This means the floor can expand or contract depen


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