Would you believe that one of the questions that consumers ask us most often is to determine the hardness of hardwood floors? The perception of people, in general, is that the harder the hardwood floor, or the finish, is, the better it is. Is this perspective based on reality? This is the question we are exploring in today’s post.
Define the hardness of the wood
Let me first explain the hardness of wood by answering the following questions.
What is the main factor that influences the hardness of a hardwood floor?
The element that most determines the hardness of a hardwood floor is the hardness of the gasoline itself. It is important to understand that wood is a natural product – no manufacturer can change the hardness of the wood of a tree species. It is a particular and inherent characteristic of the chosen essence. Provenza heirloom main type of hardware flooring.
What Type of Residence do You Live In?
The type of residence says a lot about the type of flooring or installation required. For example, in a single-family home, the subfloor dictates the type of flooring to be installed. In a condominium, the soundproofing rules set out in the declaration of co-ownership must be taken into consideration, while in a basement, the engineered floor is the preferred option.
How Many People Live In The Residence?
The higher the number of people, the more back and forth. A floor providing more durability then becomes a choice to consider. If you have young children or pets, selecting a textured surface or having character marks and color variations and a matte finish will hide the appearance of wear marks.
WHAT KIND OF FURNITURE AND WHAT STYLE OF DECORATION ARE FOUND IN THE ROOM?
Are there wooden elements in the room already? If so, consider their quantity and hue. For a new home, the atmosphere you are looking for will largely determine the choice of color and wood species of the floor, its grade and finish, and the width and orientation of the boards.
WHAT TYPE OF FLOORING IS RIGHT FOR YOUR ROOM?
The type of floor to be preferred will depend on the room in which it will be installed. Three types of flooring are available on the market to meet your needs: engineered wood, engineered wood without glue or nails, Trubalance engineered wood or solid wood. Visit our Floor Types page or ask your retailer.