One of the benefits of hardwood flooring is that unlike ceramic tile can be sanded and finished in different colors as taste, styles and fashion change. Ceramic tiles can not be sanded finished.
Hardwood floors are easy to maintain. Regular sweeping, vacuuming or washing with a mop are enough to clean the floor. In case of food spills and excess deposit of dirt, you may clean the floor with a wood floor cleaner and bring back its elegant appearance, within no time.
Hardwood flooring increases the value of a home. Studies suggest that the houses with hardwood flooring sell much faster than those featuring other types of floors.
Hardwood flooring is versatile, because it fits into both traditional and modern home décor. You can also personalize your floor by using hard woods, such as cherry, walnut and oak.
Health benefits are also a factor for those considering hardwood flooring. Whereas carpets over the years gather mildew, mites, animal dander, dust and pollen beneath the surface that can cause respiratory problems and aggravate allergies, hardwood flooring has a very durable surface that is easy to clean and maintain.
Hardwood floors are more durable than other types of floors. This quality has made them the much preferred choice for flooring, since centuries.
Hardwood is very strong and tough and even if heavy objects are dropped or placed on it, it never gets dent or scratched.
Coverings dirt and stain never stick to Hardwood. Hardwood Floors also tend to have interesting natural patterns, which are usually much better than the flowery or swirl-patterned carpets they replace.