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The Good and the Ugly Side of Wood Flooring




Having installed wood for your flooring, it is important to know that there are just the same proportions of merits as demerits that are consequential to this choice of flooring. One capital merit is that there is less hustle to maintain, sustain i.e. clean; due to the reason that impressions due to stains and dirt does not stick to it. Contrary to carpet, whose coloration can fade-away as time passes by, the colour in wood flooring will last longer than one can ever imagine. Additionally, those persons suffering from one type of allergy or the other can cope comfortably as a result of the fact that the wood does not have harbour agents that can aggravate allergy beneath it unlike the carpet. With wood flooring, there are varieties of colours that are available which can definitely blend with all manner of colour choices of coverage areas. They come in different shades and patterns with no single wood sharing similar likeness. They avail strength, durability and highly rugged to withstand the weight of heavy materials with being dented or scratched. With wood flooring, you have the benefit of changing the colour of your flooring to meet your present choice of colour for the area of coverage; as wood floors can be sanded and refinished at intervals. Again, they add value to the worth of the entire building edifice. For instance, if the owner of the building in which the flooring is done with wood propose to sell the structure, the wood flooring design have the tendency of adding value to the asking price of the structure due to the fact that woods for floor do not depreciate unlike others. This feature also helps the building to sell faster. On the other hand, it is popularly believed that every advantage comes with its own disadvantages. It will be good to as well use this medium to highlight the demerits of deploying this type of flooring. The major obvious disadvantage is the high cost implication of installing wood flooring for people with low budget for their flooring. This is however justified considering the rigour involved in fixing the material aside from the cost of procurement. Another point is that pure natural materials are good and last longer but are limited and scarce to come-by; this reason makes the few available in the market somewhat expensive. Most fans of wood flooring employ the service of professionals to install this material; steps in this direction also compound the overall cost of the avails of wood flooring.


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