The hardwood flooring trend has been increasing year after year. However, many still question if hardwood flooring is a good investment. We know hardwood floors are not only a good investment, they are a great investment! Here we list four reasons why hardwood flooring are a great investment.
Hardwood floors are known to help carry sound throughout a house. If you are looking to reduce the sound level in certain rooms or throughout your house, there are a few easy, and frankly fun (in that you get to add decorative touches to your rooms), solutions to help reduce sound from traveling through the house.
Contrary to what you may think, purchasing hardwood floors does not destroy forests. Since wood is a renewable resource, sustainable forest management has made wood flooring one of the most environmentally friendly flooring options available.
Hardwood floors are known to increase a home’s visual appeal and resale value, but they do much more than just boost the homeowner’s future financial health. Hardwood floors are also better for your family’s physical health!
Shannon & Waterman recently welcomed Megan Stout as Sales Director, Southeast. She will be responsible for directing sales in the Southeast U.S. region, based in Memphis.
Shannon & Waterman recently welcomed Jessica Johnson as Director of Sales, Southwest, based in Dallas. She will be responsible for sales in the Southwest U.S. region and looks forward to helping clients achieve their perfect flooring look through a consultative approach.
From floor plan, location, style, and design down to the more intimate details like color and finish – your home is an expression of you. With new advances in technology, now you can choose a custom color for your hardwood floors to match your unique personality and taste. Today’s floor colors are as exciting and diverse as the homes they inhabit.
Moisture in the air (or lack thereof) affects everything around us, but have you ever considered how humidity is affecting your wood flooring? Most likely you have not, but it is helpful knowledge to have when selecting wood floors for your home and as you are enjoying them after installation.
There is no denying that hardwood floors are beautiful. They add value to a home and they generally make for a great investment. That said, many people still shy away from installing hardwood floors, or even exploring how and where they could be used, due to a handful of myths. It’s time to debunk those myths for good!
When choosing your hardwood floors, don’t be scared to step out of the box and express your personal style. Opting for a custom texture finish can be just the right ingredient to make your floors stand out.
There are many elements that go into creating a unique hardwood floor. The region in which the tree grows, how the log is sawn, and how it is dried all come together to create a truly one of a kind floor. The methods for cutting wood are determined by how the wood is intended to be used, style, and solidity of the wood.
Walnut is a very strong and stable wood that is easily workable and boasts a beautiful color, making it an ideal hardwood flooring choice to add warmth and beauty to any space.
If a floor remodel was on your list of resolutions for 2017, there’s still plenty of time to get your project off the ground. Many of the hottest trends for 2017 continue to gain in popularity and don’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. Not surprisingly, hardwood floors, specifically wide plank floors, are holding strong with all the top designers.
Ash is an extremely sturdy hardwood with an even and straight grain that makes a beautiful addition to any area. Since ash is so robust, it can be laid in high traffic areas with little concern for impairing the wood.