When building a home or redesigning interiors, one key element that cannot be overlooked is flooring. Getting it right is very important as it can make or mar a home’s finishing.
Of the many flooring options available, wood is one of the oldest. While the sleek style of hardwood floors first showed up as long ago as 1600 A.D. It wasn’t until the Baroque era that hardwood floors truly came into its own in style and elegance.
Since then, wood floors have evolved and some actually purify the air in your home!
Asides from the fact that wood flooring adds warmth, character and style to any property whether old or new, let us look at some of the amazing benefits of wood flooring and why you should absolutely have it in your home.
Wood floors enhance the look of your home and add a touch of elegance as well as warmth to a space. With wood floors, a space not only looks more elegant and regally inviting, combined with the right kind of décor, wood floors make a very solid first impression.
Another great benefit of wood flooring is its ability to adapt to almost every kind of interior design theme, enhancing the overall look and feel of a space. With hardwood floors, no matter how many times you are tempted to overhaul or upgrade the décor of an interior space, you can be sure that it will blend in quite effortlessly.
Hardwood floors, because they are highly stain-resistant, are easy to maintain and keep clean. They can be steam cleaned or vacuumed to eliminate dirt and debris.
Hardwood kinds of floors can last quite long without needing to be replaced. With proper care, it can last for decades. What’s more, you may change the colour or simply refinish and apply varnish, and you have yourself a brand new look.
Better Air Quality
There are some hardwood floors that passively purify air in the home. Activated by light (natural or artificial), the floors are designed to break down toxins such as decomposing moulds, bacteria and viruses from the air.
Wood floors, for the most part, do not trap, pollen, particulate matter or allergens. This way, they help keep the home clean.
Thinking of putting up a new home? Or having a redecoration of a space? Solid hardwoods are a great choice that come with a long list of benefits.
If you are looking for flooring that provides timeless beauty, increases the value of your home, are easy to clean, and designed to last for many decades, then hardwood is a great choice!