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Saturday, June 15, 2013

Disadvantages of wood flooring

Wood has advantages and disadvantages

Disadvantages of wood flooring is a case of a drastic change in temperature will cause the wood flooring can expand so uneven and too uncomfortable.

Porous nature of wood that is easy due to termites so it should get special treatment when they wanted would be installed. Humidity is also very big influence on resulting in easily weathered wood.

Besides wood flooring is also easily scratched or taxable pet paws. Women's high heel shoes can also damage wood flooring.

After all wood floors have become popular for many centuries are a natural substance that is used on the floor.

Hardwood flooring for example have long been tested and has been used for one good solution to the floor because this material is very strong and durable.

The use of natural stone floors like material provides a natural atmosphere, as well as wood flooring that is also rich with character and history.

Sharp increase in the use of wood is to do engineering on the wooden floor laminate flooring with the appearance in recent years. Composite materials make the price more affordable with a limited budget. With the composite material so that the properties of materials can be engineered as more robust so that more matches in which the use of native timber is not suitable for certain areas such as moisture, scratch resistance and so forth.

Maintenance of wood flooring is more difficult than other types of flooring such as ceramic or porcelain and the price is also more expensive than vinyl or ceramic.

Another consideration in selecting the wood material is to be in accordance with the area to be used in your home. Wood material does not match the area that is often exposed to water such as kitchens and bathrooms. Also humidity floor must be the concern you when you want to install or replace wood for the floors in your home.

Although wood flooring has a weakness, floorboards have a value that can really change your lifestyle and lasting if properly maintained.


  1. Wood flooring are easy to damage especially when it is expose to heat or water. It might crack, and you have to spend in replacing it.

  2. yes,it is but im thinking, other than wood what is a good flooring material? Cement? I don't think so. So far wood is the most efficient and ecofriendly material there is.


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  3. If you want elegance and a genuine natural look on your floor, choosing wood is always one of the best options. If well maintained, wood flooring can last for a long time.

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  5. Thanks for sharing to wonderful post. Interesting and useful information for your blog. I can read it and I still waiting fir next post....

  6. I would love to get timber flooring in Newcastle... I love that look! I just want to make sure I find the best company to do it...

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  9. I think that wood floors can be pretty amazing. They do take attention and care, but it is worth the time that you put into it. They are a lot easier to clean and do basic maintenance on.


  10. I've only ever heard good things about wood flooring so it's good to hear some cons to it as well. I am deciding which type of flooring I want to put in our new house. It's such a hard decision because there are so many choices!!
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  11. Thanks for sharing this perspective. I haven't been able to find as many articles talking about potential cons to wood flooring. Fortunately, the swelling in extreme temperatures you mention won't be an issue for our area. It's been a long time since we had an extreme temperature. Thiago |

  12. I think that wood floors can be pretty amazing. They do take attention and care, but it is worth the time that you put into it.