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The appeal and advantages of wood flooring are difficult to surpass. They are hypoallergenic, easy to clean and will continue to last for years. They add value, personal style and uniqueness to your home. Solid wood flooring is an excellent type of wood flooring for most homes. Hardwoods just like oak or maple are often used and help to keep the floor become more solid. The straight strips applied to the majority of wood floors is the most common however other styles like Parquet are available and can provide a wide range of excellent patterns of your own preference.

Installing a wood floor is a bit more expensive than of a carpet, however if you install it by yourself will save you a lot of money. Around two-thirds of private contractors’ expense can be labor; therefore doing it yourself can help save a huge amount of cash there alone. Most of the tools used are specialty tools, but there are plenty of places to rent them and usually offer a much cheaper price. While wood flooring is a great investment for your home there are certain factors to be aware of; if you are planning of installing wood flooring in your home. Humidity and temperature is a big factors and should be kept around sixty or seventy percent. Depending on where you live, you might have to run a humidifier. If you are laying your floor over a concrete one, make sure that there is no moisture. It is also very important to check if the floor is completely flat. If moisture is a problem then you might have to install a floating floor (not nailed or glued down, instead putting it on a foam pad) and if your original floor is not flat it might be necessary to use floor patching to level out your wood floor.

It is not possible to go into all the problems that may arise from installing a wood floor on your own or even hiring a professional but there are plenty of books, e-books, DVDs and websites that are available to help you in the installation of your wood floor. They might offer you some better tips and information for any woodworking project you may want to tackle.



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