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The Benefits of Hardwood Flooring For Your Home

More people than ever have been busy working away at home renovations since the start of the pandemic with an estimated £55 billion spent since last March!

Adding hardwood flooring to your home can bring an added touch of luxury, but there are many other benefits to hardwood flooring. We’ll be looking at them all in this article. 

Easy to clean

One of the biggest benefits of hardwood flooring is how easy to clean it is. Compared to other flooring types like carpet, hardwood floors are the clear winner.

As part of the manufacturing process, many hardwood floors are treated to ensure they’re even easier to clean. For most homes, sweeping and mopping once a week will do the trick to keep your floors sparkling.

Plus when inevitable spills do happen, it’s a lot easier to grab a mop or cloth than it is to dig out the carpet cleaner!

More durable

Hardwood floors are also more durable.

Where some carpets only last around 5 years, a high-quality hardwood floor that is looked after will last around 25 to 30 years.

They also show wear a lot less than other flooring materials. Long before it needs replacing, a carpet will lose its bounce and volume. Whereas a hardwood floor will hide the scratches and dents far longer.

Simple to restore

One of the reasons hardwood flooring lasts so much longer is because you can restore it whenever you want to.

How you restore your hardwood floor will depend on the type of hardwood flooring material you choose. For some wood flooring materials, it’s as simple as applying a fresh coat of varnish or other treatment. While for others, you may need to sand or grind the damage or install a fresh piece to replace it.

Whatever your restoration method, they are much easier than replacing an entire floor!

Increases home value

Everyone loves hardwood flooring and this includes homebuyers! There is a certain luxury to it and because of this, it increases the value of your home.

So if you’re looking to sell your home and have a renovation project underway, it’s well worth considering adding hardwood floors to get a great price for your house. 

Cleaner air

Carpets and other soft flooring materials absorb dust and smoke particles. They also make a great home for parasites and other pests!

Hardwood flooring makes for a less appealing home for pests and parasites because it’s easier to clean. It also doesn’t absorb smoke and dust particles in the same way soft flooring does. 

What all this means is your home benefits from cleaner, fresher air, free from contaminants. This makes hardwood flooring an excellent option for people who suffer from allergies. 


Another great benefit to hardwood flooring is how versatile it is. There are so many different kinds of wood flooring you can pick from to match the aesthetic of your home. 

From Marmoleum flooring to timber, you will easily find a floor that fits your budget and your needs. A flooring company can advise you on the best flooring material for your home based on colour, durability and price. 

Find Hardwood Flooring for your home

As you can see, hardwood flooring comes with many benefits. It’s durable, versatile and easy to clean to name a few. Whether you’re looking for flooring for your home or commercial flooring in London, we can help. Check out our great range of products online.