Before you consider installing hardwood floors there are some questions that you will need answers to. Once you can get answers to some of these questions, you will then be able to proceed with caution and have them installed in your house. Over the years we have come to see a lot of people who have made attempts to have these types of floors installed in their houses, and things have not ended so well for them. This is because in most cases such individuals ignore all the important details that they are supposed to take into consideration before they even begin working with these types of floors. Indeed they look good in your house, easy on the eye, but if you do not have a professional handling the installation for you, the odds are definitely stacked against you. The first thing that you need to enquire about from your technician or whoever is getting you the hardwood floors is how durable they will be. You need to know how long it will take before you have to get them reinstalled again. It is not just about reinstallation but at times proper maintenance will come in handy, and will even cost you less than if you had to reinstall the floors in the first place. It will also depend on the kind of room where you are having these floors installed. If for example it is a high traffic room, you can expect to have maintenance done every once in a while, or at least on the part of the floor where there is too much traffic. How much do you know about the warranty available with the hardwood floors? Well, that is another thing that so many buyers barely ever give serious consideration. You must always make sure that there is a warranty available with these floors before you make a purchase. Consider that against the ones that you might have seen elsewhere, and make up your mind based on the same. In as far as warranty is concerned; there are a lot of options that you should consider, before finally settling on one type of these floors.