Wooden floors are very appealing to the eyes. They evoke a classic look and are warm to the feet as well.
Other than the aesthetic aspect, though, wood is an environment-friendly material. It comes from a renewable resource that can be replaced over time. Additionally, it promotes better indoor quality and can last for hundreds of years. And being durable, homeowners won’t have to replace it as often as the other flooring materials including the carpet.
Many families who renovated their homes have opted to remove their wall-to-wall carpeting and use wooden floor instead. They are on the right track because firstly, carpets are made with chemicals and secondly, dust and dirt can easily build up in its fibers. With carpets, homeowners will also need to wash them on a regular basis.
Another major benefit of the wooden material is it low cost compared to the marble and other stone materials. Solid timber flooring should not be confused with laminate floors which are cheaper and are made from laminated photographs of wood. [Read more…]