Before you even get started on your journey toward new hardwood floors, it's important to know that this material can never be installed in below-ground spaces. That means no basements. However, there are plenty of wood-look alternatives for this space, including engineered flooring and luxury vinyl.
This material must also be acclimated before it can be installed. Your installation team will talk you through the process and let you know how long your acclimation process will be. Average times range from one to three days, but many factors can change things.
Hardwood flooring is a perfect choice for spaces such as living rooms, hallways, bedrooms, and studies. Offering an extensive lifespan, you’ll find you may never have to shop for flooring again. At the same time, if you have plans to sell your home, you’ll find it adds great value as well.
You’ll have plenty of personalization options in this flooring choice including your choice of hardwood species, stain color, and finish type. Discussing all your available options in each one can be very worth your while.
Remember that certain finishes, such as vintage or distressed, can work to hide any signs of everyday wear that might otherwise create worn looking floors. Instead, you can enjoy a newer look for longer by just adjusting your finish