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Wood flooring is the most abundantly renewable material we can use to build floors. The amount of sustainable forest management makes it possible for us to harvest wood without any serious impact on our environment. Trees are a renewable resource we can use for a long time to come.
According to the US Department of Agriculture Forest Service, today’s average net of annual growth for hardwood is greater than average annual of removal. The Indoor air quality is better with wood floors since you are not dealing with carpet fibers and tile grout lines that collect dust, particles, animal, and other allergens.
Wood flooring is a sustainable material that reduces the demands on our ecosystem during its life-cycle. Some say sustainable flooring actually helps create a safer and healthier building.
Several initiatives have given an example of why this type of flooring is a healthy choice. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, people with allergies to dust or other particulates, often choose to floor with smooth surfaces like hardwood, linoleum, vinyl, natural stone tile or slate.
If you are looking to cut down on your environmental impact, using real wood floors has very little impact on the environment in terms of raw materials, as well as the natural resources needed to harvest and manufacture the lumber into a finished product.
Manufacturers engineer Hardwood floors to give a stable and uniform fit. They do not collect a lot of dirt and are fairly simple to clean. The natural beauty of wood will never go out of style. Choosing a high-quality wood flooring will always help increase the value of your home. Since home buyers it so appealing that the chances of a faster sale, and higher sale price, are greatly increasing.