Perhaps it is time to get a remodel and updating of your house. How about a remodel that will transform your home, add sophistication, beauty and lasting worth, and be something you will be proud of? Think about hardwood flooring.
Usually hardwood floors come pre concluded, this is when the manufacturer employs a finish at the factory. This finish is generally at least four coats of ultraviolet cured urethane resin. Hardwood floors are usually easy to clean using a simple sweep of a dust mop or vacuuming. You will need to secure your hardwood floors. Putting rugs that are protective under your furniture is a wonderful way to prevent scratches on the floor. Hardwood floors are meant to last an eternity.
You will want to decide on a color of hardwood floor that’ll accent your house as well as house furnishings. As a rule lighter colours go with casual settings, modern and country. Darker coloured wood floors are for traditional or proper interiors. But, of course, anything goes! Your choice should be based on your visual preference.
Wood that is lighter will be a white ash, sugar maple or southern yellow pine. Darker colours are beech, birch, red oak, heart pine and mesquite.
You need to be certain that your hardwood floor will not be unable to withstand denting and wear. Of the woods mentioned above mesquite is the hardest wood, along with a southern yellow pine would function as the softest. In the middle of the autumn heart pine the yellow birch and beech.
If you’re going to be hiring and contractor to put in your hardwood flooring make sure to ask for references. Go take a look at a wood floor that he has installed. Be sure that he’s comfortable working with the kind of wood flooring that you want installed.
Be sure that you thoroughly inspect the hardwood flooring after the installment. Examine the floor from a standing posture and with standard lighting. The finish on your floor is not going to be that you would find on furniture that is fine. Deep swirls or sander marks or splotchy areas may mean the floor wasn’t finished properly. There will nevertheless be some irregularities on any wood flooring. However, these irregularities will not appear apparent and will just add to the character of the floor.