Light Hardwood Floors: Pros & Cons

Written by creatingyourspace on . Posted in Design Tips

Selecting a hardwood floor can be difficult when you are not sure of what you want. You want your floors to not only be beautiful to the eye but dependable. If you are leaning more towards light hardwood floors, take a look at a few pros and cons of light hardwood flooring.

Pros

Light hardwood floors:

  • Are very durable and can not be easily damaged from falling objects.
  • Work well for high traffic areas or rooms. (Except white ash and beech)
  • Can last the lifetime of the home if maintained properly.

Cons

Light hardwood floors:

  • Can warp if exposed to moisture or water.
  • Can have visible scratches and scuffs if sharp objects fall on them.
  • Are more difficult to install, due to their plank by plank installation process.

These are just a few pros and cons of light hardwood flooring. However, if you are still unsure if light hardwood floors are right for your St.Louis area home, stop by Ambassador Floor Company where the flooring professionals can help you find exactly what you want and need.

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