Hardwood flooring could be the best decision you make in the life of your home. It could also be the last floor covering you ever have installed. The life span of this gorgeous floor covering is so long, it could easily be a matter of decades before you even have to have them refinished.
The refinishing process, in fact, is one of the main reasons this flooring can last so long. Once every day
wear and tear starts to really show, you can have your flooring professionals come in and do a complete refinishing. This will bring your floors back to a like-new finish, erasing years of scuffs, scratches, dings and
If you like, you can even choose to change stain colors, or have a different type of finish applied to your floors. If you had the classic shiny, sleek finish, you might decide to try a hand scraped finish instead. This is not only a beautiful way to show off your floors, but it can also hide those same scuffs and scratches you just got rid of.
There are so many wood species to choose from, including both domestic and exotic, that it could take you a while to choose your favorite. To help trim the time spent on this, you can ask your flooring professional to show you only the kind you need for your specific traffic volume. For instance, harder woods work for heavy traffic, and softer woods, for homes with less traffic.