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Real hardwood is timeless and offers the ultimate in visual appeal The available looks in carpeting are wide and varied. From casual to formal; from loops to plushes, from prints to solids. Created with high resolution photography, designed to provide the appearance of real wood, or stone. An imitation of real wood or stone tile created Ceramic and stone are timeless, unmistakable and offers the ultimate in visual appeal
Still the most luxurious and prized flooring option with the highest resale value The most popular floor choice; incredibly comfortable to walk upon including when barefoot; warm underfoot when it's cold Durable, affordable, easy to maintain Stunning natural beauty; extreme durability; timeless; endless design possibilities
Solid hardwoods can expand and contract; softer woods may dent easily Although increasingly stain resistant, many carpets still suffers the problem of stainability; odor retention; and fading in some carpets Susceptible to moisture damage. Can often have a "hollow" sound when walked on. Low thermal insulation properties Higher cost; difficult to repair; stone needs to be sealed
Yes A well maintained carpet will last at least 7 - 10 years Yes Tile is the most durable floor to own
Use walk off mats at entryways, regularly sweep or vacuum, use floor protectors, sweep regularly, mop with recommended cleaners as needed Requires frequent vacuuming; must employ many different techniques to effectively clean various spills and stains Use walk off mats at entryways, regularly sweep or vacuum, use floor protector for chairs and table legs, sweep regularly, mop with recommended cleaners as needed Utilize walk off mats and furniture glides plus sweep, vacuum or damp mop as needed
Most hardwood floors today are surface sealed with urethane, polyurethane or polyacrylic and are stain and water-damage resistant. Other finishes are more susceptible to moisture damage. Biggest issue is moisture soaking through to the subfloor. If concerned, check out Tigressa H2O, our line of exclusive waterproof carpets! The core layer is easily damaged by excessive water and moisture Water and stain resistant; stone needs to be sealed
Most hardwood is suitable for kids and pets; look for Titanium, Platinum, and Gold warranties for best protection from dents and scratches. Very kid and pet friendly. Nylon and triexta fibers are best for kids and pets. Use Resista Floor Care cleaners to clean spills and accidents as soon as they're discovered. Difficult to scratch especially compared to hardwood, but susceptible to damage from spills and pet urine Easy to maintain, but the floor will be hard and cold.
Hardwood flooring is on average, more expensive than either laminate or LVT flooring. Many factors influence cost such as species, thickness, and widths. The range is extremely broad; from sub FHA carpets to luxurious wools, there is a price point for everyone. Laminate flooring is typically the least expensive way to install a hardwood looking floor in your home Ceramic and stone are premium floors and are, on average, more expensive than laminate, LVT or regular ceramic tile. Installation costs are also typically higher.
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Why Hardwood?

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Why should I choose hardwood?

Hardwood flooring has beauty, strength and character, along with options for every look. From smooth, glossy, traditional strips to wide, weathered planks, hardwood creates a beautiful backdrop for any style room.

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What is the best hardwood for my room?

To ensure you select the best hardwood flooring that matches your lifestyle, budget and home design, take time to compare different hardwood floor types.

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