hardwood flooring durability

Engineered hardwood flooring is one of the most durable flooring and can last between 40-80 years! Why not call The Floor Shop today and it installed today!

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I'm a big fan of durability. If you take the time to choose a product, fork out the cash for it and then fall in love using it (or in this case walking on.

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Home Flooring Pros brings you another great post to help you find the best durable flooring options for your house. Today we focus on wood floor durability.

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Everyone shopping for a hardwood floor wants one that can hold up to scuffs, scratches, dents and everyday wear and tear — while still looking beautiful. Species is just one factor in hardwood durability, and you can see how it measures up with the wood hardness scale.

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This is one of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to purchasing wood flooring, especially for those of you who have not dealt with engineered wood flooring before. Many people have been fully converted to engineered but it still remains to this day a highly misunderstood wood flooring product. Hopefully ...

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Laminate: PROS Since laminate is made from pressed wood, it is more durable and resists scratches, moisture and wear and tear. Laminate flooring is also easier to clean. CONS Even though laminate is more durable, it is not as visually appealing. Lower qualities of laminate may have artificial-looking ...

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Better-quality, later-harvested bamboo is more durable than younger bamboo that is rushed to harvest. Look at Janka scale durability ratings for traditional vs. strand-woven bamboo floors: Traditional Construction Bamboo: 900-1300. This is in the domestic red oak (wood) range. Strand-Woven Bamboo: ...

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Durability, Expect 10 years of use, maximum. Hazards that lessen the life span of laminate: water infiltration, scratches from chair legs, and even UV rays. Hardwood flooring will last a lifetime and more. Unusual circumstances, though, like flooding can render a hardwood floor worthless if rescue attempts ...

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Not surprisingly, one key element is the type of wood you choose, but no matter the type of wood you have, you can always improve the durability of your wooden floor by applying a hard wearing finish or sealer. The importance of durability for your wood flooring project will depend upon your particular ...

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Durability isn't easily defined. It can mean resistance to moisture, dents or scratches or it can mean longevity. Wood floor durability depends on type, species, finish and manufacturing process. Most wood flooring is durable and can stand up to pets, children and a certain amount of abuse, but depending on ...

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And while almost all hardwoods are, in fact, hard, softwoods are not really soft; they're simply more susceptible to dents and dings. Impervious to such incidental damage, durable hardwoods have become virtually synonymous with wood flooring. And it's undeniable that for high-traffic rooms, particularly in homes with ...

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In general, the best hardwood flooring is highly durable. However, the level of durability of your flooring depends on the specific type of wood floor you choose. For solid hardwoods, factors such as its hardness, cut and quality of finish impact its durability. The Janka hardness test is commonly used to ...

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