Hardwood is the floor material of choice by many homeowners in Massachusetts for a number of reasons. Besides giving the home a natural, rustic ambiance, this floor type (compared to carpet and stone) requires little upkeep. Hardwood flooring may also increase your home’s resale value.
Hardwood floors in the U.S. come from around 20 species of trees, which can be distinguished by their color, grain, hardness, photosensitivity, and other properties. Due to the differences in these various types’ properties, the kind of care you should give your hardwood floor may differ from that of your neighbor’s.
A well-maintained hardwood floor can last for over a hundred years. If you just got yours installed, you need to follow these quick guide in keeping it looking fresh and beautiful.