Why Choose Wood Flooring?

There are many different types of flooring you can choose for your home.  Many people want the home to be simple and low maintenance so they will turn to a wood floor.  Others want to have a comfortable feel when they walk in their homes.  They like to take off their shoes and let the carpet run through their toes.  Either way, choosing a flooring type can be a challenge.

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Wood floors are great because they have a natural and warm feel to them.  They can be made out of a variety of different woods and range in color from very light to very dark.  When it comes to cleaning these floors, all you need to do is run a broom across them or even a damp mop.

Wood flooring is going to take a little more time to install than carpet, however.  With a wooden floor you will need to measure out the room and cut a lot of boards near the end of the room.  With a carpet, you can simply roll it out till it hits the wall, cut it and be done. 

When we have a wooden floor, we want to be a little more careful when we move furniture.  If we move furniture and we scrape the floor, it will be more noticeable than if we were to drag the same furniture across the carpet.  With carpet however, over time the weather and the general wear and tear may require it to be replaced.  This can be a constant expense where a wooden floor will just gain character and a warmness to it.

When it comes to choosing the flooring for your house each person will have their own reasons and beliefs of what is best.  It is up to you to make these decisions.  Take your time and look at many of your options.  Then when you choose enjoy your home.