Thursday, February 2, 2012

Carpeting and Hardwood Flooring Installation

The floors in your house are the most important part to making the room look welcoming. No matter the color of the walls or the furniture, as long as the floor is clean and sharp looking you will be in good shape.

You have to consider that you have many different options with your floor situation. First, there is carpeting. Carpeting comes in many different materials, colors and weaves for you to choose from. A shag rug is going to be a lot fluffier and a lot cozier than a tight woven rug. You can choose from any color under the sun to cover your floors in colors that match your setting.

Wall to wall carpeting can last for as long as you take care of it properly. A good carpeting system with quality material can last for decades without needing replacement. Although you do have to worry about sun damage and weathering as well as keeping it vacuumed to eliminate bacteria.

Hardwood flooring on the other hand is a much cleaner approach. It also may help your home build elegance and style. You can get many different types of hardwood that will match your style of your house and allow for a simpler easier maintenance routine. Hardwood floor only needs to be kept up with sweeping and mopping with an occasional wood treatment depending on the finish.

Gloss finish is easier for a hardwood floor because it is easier maintained. When the gloss rubs off over years of foot traffic it will need a new gloss but until then it is the best material for resisting spills and wood wearing.

There are many different types of wood to choose from and different colors and finishing that will make your rooms have the feel that you want. Mahogany, cherry wood, classic sandalwood and more are available for different colors, tones, hardness and length of life.

You can have different parts of your house that have carpeting and wood as well. Rooms that have carpet can be cut off at the threshold. You can have padding under the carpet for a cushy comfortable floor to walk on and enjoy.

Your beautiful new sparkling hardwood floor will allow you a low maintenance and high profile addition to your house. You can bring class and worth to your house from redoing your floors. You can even up the resale value of your house due to the upgrade of your floors.