Solid hardwood flooring
is one of the most popular and sought-after materials on the flooring market, and for many good reasons. It's pretty well-known for its extensive lifespan, which can easily surpass 100 years or more with proper care. There are many attributes to consider when choosing these materials, so read along to find out more about some of them.
There are many reasons to consider wood floors because they can work for so many spaces in your home. If you're looking for the perfect décor match, you'll have plenty of options to choose from, including species, stain colors, and finish type. With such a vast selection and so many ways to put them together, it's easy to personalize for the best décor match possible.
It's worth noting that the species you choose should match the traffic level in your home. Some species are much harder than others, and these are good choices for your busiest areas. It helps alleviate premature wear, scratches, dents, and dings, leading you to an early refinishing of these materials.
If you need the best lifespan, solid wood is a superb choice, offering more than 100 years when properly maintained. To get an idea of what your floors could look like after this many years, step into any historic building, where you'll see floors that can be as old as 200 years and still going. It could be the last floor covering you ever install.
Solid wood also increases the value of your home. It's a perfect addition if you plan to sell your home. If you need more information on these floors, including installation specifics, be sure to visit us when you're in the area.