If you’re looking to upgrade any of the rooms in your home to a more sophisticated style and look, hardwood floors may be the flooring option for you! With its elegance and nearly versatile accenting, hardwood floors are also very durable and can last a lifetime!
Is Hardwood Flooring for You?
Depending on your home situation, hardwood floors may or may not be for you. Here are some things to consider:
- Depending on which kind of hardwood flooring will be installed, it’s important to keep in mind how each reacts in different temperatures and weather.
- Know which type of hardwood flooring you want as each is not created equal! There are several different designs and makes to choose from that can give that unique finish you’ve been searching for!
- A variety of different stains can be applied as well to give you that custom shade you’ve been searching for.
- Hardwood flooring does require some maintenance in order to keep them looking fresh. This just may include the occasional mopping and sweeping.
- Hardwood flooring makes for an easier time to clean up spillage as all it requires is a brief wipe up. Compared to carpets, it doesn’t resist the accidental spill and stain.
- Hardwood floors also makes for a great benefit to those with allergies. Since hardwood doesn’t trap those pesky allergens, it can make for a conducive flooring option!
Contact First American Carpet today!
Are you interested in receiving more information on hardwood floors? Call First American Carpet for an estimate by calling either the Woodbridge or Stafford location!
Hardwood flooring offers a look of luxury and warmth that will last the life of your home and it will also increase the value of your home.
Solid wood floors are generally installed above grade over approved wooden sub-floors and must be nailed-down. Solid wood floors can generally be re-coated and refinished several times. The following are the most common species of hardwood floor:
- White oak:Strong, durable, light in color.
- Red oak: Resists wear, hard, adaptable.
- American Cherry: Burgundy, easy to work with, darkens over time.
- Hard Maple: Uniform texture, resists abrasion and wear.
- White Ash: Dense, strong, handles heavy traffic well.
- Yellow Birch: Fine texture,attractive curling grain pattern.
- Black Walnut: Lustrous, easy to install, attractive patterns.
- Brazilian Cherry: Versatile, distinctly colored, dense, reliable.
- Kempas: Resists wear, hard, variety of patterns and colors
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