Top 9 benefits of installing wooden flooring

Many people ignore solid wood flooring boards altogether, mainly because they are more expensive than other types flooring, to begin with; However, there are many great benefits that outweighs the additional initial costs. Let’s take a look at some of these benefits:

  1. Quality wooden flooring can last for decades – many people replace their carpet every five years due to stains, holes, and rips from daily wear and tear. With a minimal maintenance program, hardwood floorings will look better year after year.
  2. Hardwood floors are easier to clean than carpets- The reasons for this are pretty obvious. A simple brush or light vacuum will keep your wooden floors looking their best. If dogs or children drag mud into the house, a damp cloth can easily remove this mud.
  3. Wooden floors are more hygienic than carpets- There are shocking reports explaining the parasites can clog up carpets. Dust mites, fleas, or allergy-causing dust can cause a mess in allergy sufferers, discoloring wood floors. This is especially important for dog and cat owners.
  4. Carpeting also retains unpleasant odors from pets and spills- On the other hand, the scent of polished wooden floors is a delight and makes your home more attractive.
  5. Wood is the perfect medium- for installing underfloor heating and is the most efficient way to heat your home today.
  6. Cheaper solution during wear and tear- If the wooden floor is scratched or slightly damaged after several years due to heavy wear. It will get sand and simple foam back to zero again, and it’s much cheaper than installing a new carpet.
  7. Popularity and beauty- The timeless look of wood is one of the most important benefits of laminate flooring. Patterns and colors of carpet, linoleum, and tile are definitely coming in and out of fashion – think of what we had in the 1970s. Woods’ appeal has been around for centuries and is now more popular than ever.
  8. Available in an elegant and affordable alternative- Trees have always been thought to be available only to the very wealthy. Thanks to modern production processes, some floor types can now be produced cheaply, which means that laminate floors are available for every budget.
  9. Vintage feel- Stone and tile floors are just as clean and easy to care for as wood, but they lack the warmth and feel of wood floors.

There is no doubt that the value of your home will increase directly as a result of the installation of the wooden floor. The bottom line is that flooring has many advantages over other types of flooring. The initial cost may be a little higher, but it will be much cheaper in the long run as indicated in many points above. Not only is it a major investment, but it also affects your family’s health, time, aesthetics, and the value of your home, so think carefully before choosing a deck. Just ask hardwood floor owners and they’ll find out it was the best decision they ever made!

By Jan Womack
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