Take a look at any timber flooring article or remodeling home page, and you will see an article that is for “timber flooring.” So how do you decide which flooring article to read?
I say this because we have built several homes and remodeled others in our community, and we have had many questions about what types of floors to use for home renovation. We also have heard many different types of recommendations. And this article is no exception.
This article is written about wood. When choosing which type of flooring to install, the two main things to consider are the look and feel of the wood. The feel is important because it affects the comfort level. The look is critical because it influences the overall appearance of the room.
Wood is available in many different woods, but if you want to give your room the look of something out of the woods, be sure to get hardwood flooring. Hardwood is often much more expensive than other types of wood. However, it is the most durable and it is also probably the hardest.
Another aspect to look at is the amount of moisture that gets in the room. If you have children, or pets, moisture can create havoc in a room that you might not want to do work on. Try to keep your children and pets from running around the room, or make sure that your pets do not make too much noise.
While most people agree that wood flooring is beautiful, this does not mean that it is going to be easy to maintain. Wood is very porous, and it absorbs liquids quite easily.
Finally, you want to think about the flooring that you are going to put in the room. If you are installing hardwood flooring, be sure that you have some type of sealant on the walls. This is so that if a child falls on the floor and scratches the wood, the sealant will protect the wood.
Use the above information to help you decide which type of flooring to choose. As you can see, there are many factors to consider when choosing the right flooring.