What’s your ideal home? Do you want an assorted collection of paintings on your walls? Do you want a kitchen full of luxurious set of knives and cooking accessories? How about a glittering chandelier? We all have this concept of an ideal home. A place where, after a long day of work, you are always excited everyday to get home to. How about an astounding set of high-quality flooring?
Did you know? That’s one of the most recognizable part of every house is the flooring. Your flooring covers the biggest portion of your house from the entrance to the exit. However, it is also one of the most neglected portions of every American home too.
Good thing there are flooring specialists that understands your flooring needs. Carpet Laminate Hardwood Install Experts, a leading expert in flooring installation is just a call away. Their services are available to customers in Chicago, Oak Park, Libertyville, Glenview, Gurnee, Niles, Evanston, Lake Forest, Skokie, Mundelein, Vernon Hills, and every other location in between.
Here is something to convince you that hardwood flooring increase the value of your home.
Long Life Span
One reason that wood flooring legitimately boosts the resale value of your home is because it is something that doesn’t have to be worried about. A potential buyer may have anxiety over an HVAC system approaching 20 years or windows that aren’t energy savers but a floor is ‘set it and forget it’ in a way that they usually last 40-50 years or more. If the floor is showing signs of age it can be sanded and refinished for a relatively minimal cost.
Durability and Appreciation
The San Antonio, TX market is flooded with buyers that have multiple kids and pets. Some flooring types (carpet, laminate) are going to be turnoffs. While a hardwood floor can be scratched and damaged it offers some of the best durability this side of stone. Plus, some of that natural wear and tear actually adds to the allure of an antique wooden floor similar to a worn pair of jeans.
Matches Any Style and Color Can Be Changed
Even the most finicky style coordinators know that hardwood floors are the jeans of the flooring industry – it matches virtually everything. Plus since most hardwood planks can be sanded and restained a new buyer has the option of creating a color that is more cleansing to their style palate.
Easy to Maintain / Improves Air Quality
While it’s important to clean up spills in a timely manner for the most part hardwood is maintenance free requiring nothing more than a swiffer mop. This easy maintenance also prevents dust, dander, and allergens from accumulating which makes for better air-quality in homes inhabited by allergy sufferers.
Before you opt for hardwood installation, you might also want to consider in consulting experts first to determine the best type of flooring your house needs. There’s also a way that you can incorporate your house flooring in accordance to the style and color palette. Once you have determined the type of flooring you need, you must know how to measure the floor of your home or just a particular room. Here’s a great idea from an article to keep in mind.
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When you want to install new flooring, you need to measure the square footage of your rooms, so you can tell how much flooring material to order. Home owners often find that they did not purchase the right amount of material, and they need to order more. Others order too much and end up wasting money. We will explain right away how to do the exact measurements, to avoid such mishaps.
Calculating the square footage yourself
To calculate the square footage for your rooms, you will need the following tools:
- A pencil
- A drawing pad
- A ruler
- Tape measure
- A handheld calculator
In case your rooms are perfectly rectangular, and you intend to move every piece of furniture or appliance out before flooring, your calculations will be quite easy. You will just need to measure the length and the width of your rooms and multiply the first with the latter. This will give you the exact square footage of your room.
Write down the measurements for each rectangle resulted from splitting the room as described above. By multiplying length with width, you will calculate the square footage for each of these rectangles.
The sum of all the final figures you will get will tell you exactly how much material you need to cover the entire floor.
Always add 10% waste factor, for cutting and matching patterns. This will prevent the necessity to order more flooring just because mishaps arise along the way.
This idea will surely save you time and effort, as well helping experts when ordering materials needed for your flooring installation. Carpet Laminate Hardwood Installation Experts will provide quality carpeting, laminate, tile & vinyl, hardwood & wooden and commercial flooring. You surely get a perfect flooring for your lovely home.