Questions to ask yourself before having a hardwood floor installed:
Over the years, we’ve found that when many of our customers start out the process of having hardwood floors installed, they don’t really know what they want. This does not have to be a problem, however, because Day Flooring is here to help you figure it out! Here are some of the things you’ll want to consider.
What kind of lifestyle do you have? Who lives in your home? Do you have teens, children, pets? Are your floors heavily used? The answers to these questions can determine what wood species you will want to install, depending on how much traffic your floors will have.
How would you describe the style of your home decor? Is it traditional, modern, casual, country, or formal? What colors are you using? The answer to these questions can help you decide your floor style, such as smooth, hand scraped, or distressed. It will also lead you toward certain wood colors.
How glossy do you want your floors to be? This is closely related to the other questions above. How much and what kind of use your floors get, and what kind of look you want are things that factor into the kind of finish you will want on your floor.
How long are you planning to stay in your home? Even though hardwood floors can last a lifetime if maintained properly, it’s something to consider when choosing the quality of your floors.
If you give these things some thought ahead of time, you will be more prepared to choose your ideal floor when the time comes. Whether it’s white oak or red oak hardwood flooring Vancouver WA, or any of a number of other great choices, you can trust that Day Flooring will be here to help you pick the flooring that will work best for you.