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5 Reasons to Choose Hardwood Flooring for Your Home

In evaluating your home décor options, it’s important to take a closer look at the available materials and their advantages. Our team has decades of experience in the marketplace, and in this latest post we’re highlighting the value of hardwood flooring by listing five reasons to choose hardwood flooring for your home.

  1. Sanitary

One of the foremost reasons homeowners are now choosing hardwood floors for their home is that the product is highly sanitary. Compared with carpeting, there are no areas in which the germs can hide, and there are no places in which stains can set in and allow bacteria to breed. This means it’s ideal for homes in which there are young children.

  1. Low Maintenance

The low maintenance value of hardwood flooring makes it the ideal choice for the busy homeowner. Hardwood floors are typically sealed surfaces that have a protective layer as a finish. It’s also important to note that wood floors are more stain resistant than other types of flooring, limiting the need for regular deep cleaning.

  1. Significant Value

Hardwood offers both aesthetic and functional value around the home. They are designed to offer lasting performance and a broad range of aesthetic options for those with discerning tastes. Hardwood can also help to increase the value of a home when it comes time to place the property on the marketplace, further boosting the property owner’s return on investment.

  1. Sustainability

As opposed to other types of flooring such as laminate, hardwood products are made from a widely available resource that is not damaging to the environment in its production. Trees are now growing at a quicker rate than they are being used, allowing for safe and sustainable use of hardwood materials around the modern home. Wood floors also require less energy and water to create than carpeting, helping further boost their environment appeal. In addition, their ability to be sanded and refinished allows them to last for generations instead of being disposed in a landfill.

  1. Timeless Appeal

Hardwood flooring is also designed to offer a timeless appeal that helps you to maintain the value of your home in the long-term. They have long been the ideal classic product to boost a home’s value and increase the elegance of the décor.

Our team at Monaghan Lumber is here to guide you on integrating hardwood flooring in your home. To learn more, call us today!