Hardwood flooring represents a firm foundation of strength, luxury, and upward mobility. It is considered by homeowners both past and present to be the epitome of flooring fashion. Both a classic component of vintage construction and a perennial favourite of modern-day designers, hardwood flooring is, without a doubt, here to stay. So, is hardwood flooring a wise choice for your home or business?
Our expert team of flooring specialists can help you decide on a floor that meets what you and your family need. We understand that hardwood floors are, indeed, a decision that requires careful consideration and research. When properly situated and installed, your hardwood flooring will add significant value and beauty to your space for generations to come. Valley Carpet One Floor & Home is your place for all things hardwood flooring in Duncan, British Columbia.
Times continue to change, and while the appeal of hardwood flooring might likely be evergreen, the availability of hardwood choices continues to evolve. Modern-day homeowners can choose between two major varieties of hardwood flooring: solid hardwood and engineered hardwood.
What Is Solid Hardwood Flooring?
Single piece of natural wood
Long lifespan - can be refinished multiple times
Increases property value
Doesn’t harbour dust or pet hair
Cannot be installed in some rooms
What Is Engineered Hardwood Flooring?
can only be refinished once or twice in its lifetime
can be installed even in rooms solid hardwood cannot
Hardwood flooring will make a great addition to your home in rooms like living rooms, bedrooms, studies, and more. You can also install hardwood flooring in hallways and entryways, but just so you know, these more high-traffic areas may require you to refinish your hardwood floors sooner.
Engineered hardwood flooring is great for the above-mentioned rooms, but did you know it can be installed in other rooms that solid hardwood cannot? Oh, we already mentioned that? Well, it’s true! You can have engineered hardwood installed in other rooms like a finished basement or those pesky entryways that get more activity.
While there are lots of rooms where you can enjoy the look of hardwood flooring, whether that’s solid or engineered, there are also rooms we suggest you avoid installing hardwood flooring in rooms prone to moisture, such as kitchens and bathrooms.
Yes, humidity does affect hardwood. Yup, that’s right it’s not just spills and splashes that you need to worry about when it comes to hardwood flooring. Wood naturally draws in moisture, so whether the bathtub overflows or you live in a humid climate you may want to consider engineered hardwood flooring or a waterproof flooring option. Humidity can cause hardwood flooring to:
Yes, there is an amazing selection of hardwood flooring in Duncan, BC right here at your local hardwood flooring shop, Valley Carpet One Floor & Home! We enjoy sharing our passion for hardwood flooring, and we’re always adding new products to our extensive hardwood inventory.
As proud members of Carpet One Floor & Home, the world’s largest flooring cooperative, we’re able to stay close to our locally-owned-and-operated roots, while still offering you top-quality, hardwood flooring brands and Carpet One exclusive brands you won’t find anywhere else.
We also offer moisture testing services to see if hardwood flooring, and which type, is a fit for your home. Come to our showroom to see our hardwood flooring in person and talk to our staff or start browsing our hardwood flooring selection online now.
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