Flooring is a complicated world of information that very few people know about. When it comes time to replace your floor, you can easily feel overwhelmed by all the options and how the circumstances of your home affect your decision.
But it doesn’t have to be so complicated. There are a few flooring facts everyone should know that can make the decision a little bit easier. Here are 3 floor facts to know before you start your home renovation.
All Hardwood is Unique
No two planks of hardwood are the same, because no two trees are the same. If you’re thinking about getting hardwood or going with laminate, then you should know that hardwood is going to look more authentic and more unique while laminate flooring will have a more consistent pattern.
While a lot of progress has been made in creating hardwood-like flooring, the uniqueness of hardwood is what keeps the original material so highly desired in the market.
Replace Your Carpet with Hardwood to Increase Air Quality
Did you know that installing hardwood can increase the air quality in your home? That’s because, unlike carpet, hardwood does not absorb mold, dust, or allergens. Leaving the space much easier to clean and the air easier to breathe.
Bamboo is Stronger than Most Hardwood
If you’re thinking of going with bamboo flooring, but you don’t want something week, we have the perfect solution – bamboo! Despite being thinner, bamboo is actually very strong. It has been used as scaffolding in Japan and has long been desired for its strength.
Bamboo is almost double the strength of Red Oak and can be stronger than maple as well.
These facts can help you get closer to building the floor you want. But there are a lot more things to consider. That’s why you should give us a call and we will make sure that you make a researched and informed decision.