Hardwood, An Investment in Shades

So, you have decided to invest in hardwood flooring, or you are at least thinking about it in the real estate scheme of things.

The benefits to hardwood are seemingly endless. For one there are the conveniences, it will be easier to clean. They won’t collect dirt you cannot see, in contrast to the dirt mask that carpet can be. Then there are also the health reasons to switch from other floor options to hardwood. Less allergens to worry about, an added bonus in St. Louis where allergens are everywhere. And then there is always the value added in the real estate game, a great long term investment in your home. Plus the hardwood will upgrade your rooms to a higher quality look.

When deciding a shade and color choice for the wood, there is a lot to consider. The wood options range from Light to Medium to Dark and even a combination of the two, but what do you want to do with your space?

Want Your Room to Have an Open Feel?

Try light wood, when added to a room with expansive windows the light shade helps to open up the feel of a room. When added to a darker room The lighter color also helps brighten a darker room. Light Wood keeps the attention on other details in a room whereas the darker wood draws attention.

Want a cozier feel?

Try a darker wood or try combination pieces. This can tie into the other colors in the room and make the room feel a bit cozier.

If you're thinking of upgrading your own home, hardwood floors are the upgrade for you in your St. Louis Neighborhood!


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