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New to Hardwood? Here’s What You Need to Know

Posted by on November 12, 2014

For many people who have lived in apartments with standard-issue carpeting or tile flooring, one of the biggest thrills of moving into a new home is being able to customize your floors the way they want. And what they want, typically, tends to be what every homeowner wants: hardwood flooring. Hardwood flooring is a valuable and beautiful investment to make in your new home. But before you go running out and purchasing the first hardwood boards to catch your eye, there are a few things that you should know about installing and maintaining this kind of flooring. Read on to find out more!

hardwoodHardwood Flooring: The Basics for Beginners

One of the first things you should know about hardwood flooring is how to go about having it installed. As a DIY project, particularly for first-timers, installing a hardwood floor can be difficult and downright frustrating. Professional hardwood flooring installation is the way to go if you want your new hardwood floors to look right and last long in your home.

As a newcomer to the hardwood flooring game, you should also learn what exactly it means to have a hardwood floor. Most homeowners choose this flooring option because they know they want the look of hardwood, but they may not have many other reasons they can name off the top of their head. What you should know, then, is that not only is the warm look of hardwood a benefit to your home, but its durability and its value are also major advantages to have.

One of the final things to remember about hardwood flooring is that it will require maintenance to keep it looking its best for years to come. Having your new floor professionally sealed and refinished as necessary can extend its life and keep your home looking like new.

John K. Eareckson & Co.: Baltimore Custom Hardwood Flooring

At John K. Eareckson & Co., we pride ourselves on providing the best quality and craftsmanship in the Baltimore-Washington area, from custom hardwood installation and repairs to refinishing. So if you are interested in a new look to your hardwood flooring, pick up the phone and give us a call today!

If you have any questions about New Hardwood Floors, please contact John K. Eareckson & Co. by calling 410-788-4200 or visit JKEHardwoodFlooring.com today for a free quote regarding any of your hardwood flooring needs.

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