Timber is a very versatile and can be used for a wide variety of things including cladding, decking, building structures and interior features such as flooring, furniture and worktops; the possibilities are endless.
Using timber for your home flooring is always a great choice and investment, here’s why.
As mentioned already, timber is an incredibly versatile material to use around your home. The reasons for this are as follows:
- Variety of colours, finishes and cuts available
- Acoustics and insulating properties
- Easy to work with
- Always looks good
Timber is an incredible sustainable material to use as flooring because it the a low energy consumption and CO2 emission. It has little to no carbon footprint as it absorbs environmental C02. It also lasts much longer than other materials and can be repurposed and recycled incredible easily.
It is so easy to clean and maintain your timber flooring because dirt and smells can so easily be cleaned from the surface. You can also varnish them and replace sections when they become damaged without having to replace the whole lot (as you would have to do with a carpet).
It is especially great for those with pets or children or those who are just a bit clumsy and seem to drop or spill things often. It’s also great for people who love cleanliness or minimalism.
Not only does timber flooring look absolutely stunning, but it stays that way for many many years to come. If you take good care of your timber flooring you may never need to replace it. Yes you heard that right. Whilst carpet needs replacing every 5-8 years, you need not worry about the costs of have to replace your flooring so often if you invest in a timber floor.
- Makes Your Home More Saleable
A home with timber flooring is more appealing to buyers because of all the previously mentioned reasons.
If you’re looking to sell your home at some point, timber flooring is a great investment to install throughout your whole home.
Find the perfect timber for your home and make that move to a cleaner and easier lifestyle.