Kitchen Remodeling

Benefits of Hardwood Floors
By: Eddie Hunter


Hardwood floors are growing in popularity as homeowners see the benefits of hardwood floors. Many homeowners are replacing their carpets with hardwood floors for health reasons to try and combat allergies. By removing the carpets you can eliminate a vast amount of hidden dangers like dustmites and possibly mold all of which can make life miserable for the allergy sufferer. The floors can be dusted quickly with a dust mop and cleaned periodically with a good quality woodfloor cleaner which can be purchased from a local D.I.Y. store.

There are other benefits to installing hardwood floors. This will add value to your home and you could easily get double your investment when you sell the property. This means a $6,000 investment in flooring could get you $12,000. Where if you had carpet you could be in the negative. The difference that this will make to your homes apperance will be unbelievable and it will be something that you will enjoy for years to come . Take a trip to a local flooring store and look at some samples you will be amazed at the amount of different types of wood that are available.

Your flooring specialist can advise you on the the correct type of flooring to use for your location and type of installation. Installation of your flooring by a professional will cost about $ 2.00 square foot on average.

E. Hunter has extensive experience in home improvements and remodeling. Mr. Hunter is currently a staff writer for