Are you planning to update the floors in your residence? If so, have you contemplated whether hardwood floors are right for you? There are multiple flooring options out there, including vinyl, laminate, tile, and carpet to list a few. It can be difficult knowing which material is best for your house and personal preference. That’s why it’s important to seriously consider all of the factors before making a final decision. Here are four questions to ask yourself to determine if hardwood floors are a right fit.
Do You Plan to Ever Sell Your Home?
Hardwood floor panels can increase the overall value of your property. Buyers often specify hardwood as a “must-have” with realtors, meaning that going with another material might eliminate your home from consideration. Even if prospect buyers aren’t specifically looking for hardwood flooring, they’ll increase the resale potential of your house. It’ll also provide higher returns on your home remodeling investment than other options.
Does Anyone in Your Family Have Allergies?
Spring months and pets can be a total pain for occupants with sensitive allergies, especially if the home contains living room and/or bedroom carpets. Since hardwood is hypoallergenic, it holds onto far less dust, pollen, and pet dander compared to other materials. That means less sneezing and coughing fits for you or your family!
Can You Adapt to New Cleaning Habits?
Some homeowners decide not to install hardwood floors because they believe the maintenance is too cumbersome. While hardwood floors will definitely need care and attention, it won’t be that much different from what you already do with tiles or carpet. With some minor shifts to your cleaning habits and the addition of a few hardwood-approved cleaners, you should have no trouble making adjustments.
Do You Regularly Invite Friends and Family?
Do you often invite guests or throw parties in your household? Hardwood floors are visually stunning, and your relatives and friends will be in awe. Wood is also impressively durable, so if your home gets a lot of daily foot traffic, you can rest assured knowing your floors will last for years. If damages do occur, refinishing or repairing hardwood floors is not too difficult.
Ken’s Custom Floors Installs Hardwood Floors
Are hardwood floors compatible for your residence? If you think so, Ken’s Custom Floors is here to assist you install them! Visit our website to learn about our plethora of services or call (360) 775-2134 for a free in-home estimate.
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