Dear Bloggers, due to my lack of English language skill I have encouraged myself to spend my time in reading articles in English. This activity has brought me t0 a reality that little by little has enriched my vocabulary. I don't care whether or not I understand about the whole story of the articles but still go on in reading them. Below I have an interesting article (I am sure you also have the same opinion!) that will interest you to read it. Most of us must have a wish to have a beautiful house with a beautiful interior design in it. I read an article in Readbud.com which I am sharing with you by now:
An excerption from Readbud.com -- title: Interior Design.
Everyone knows that a solid wood floor can add character, beauty and warmth to any room. Apart from its aesthetic appeal there are also quite a lot of other benefits of having a real wood floor. Although real wood floors can be quite expensive compared to the cost of the other types of flooring options, the fact is that the benefits of this type of flooring are so many that their cost is justified. Solid wood floors can increase the value of your home. Quite a lot of people who are planning to sell their property intend to fit their homes with wooden floorings before selling so that they can get a higher price for their property.
Benefits of Solid Wood Floors
Unlike the other types of flooring, the wooden floors manage to retain their value and their beauty for quite a lot of years. In fact, as they age they gain more charm because of the natural elements. Wooden floorings continue to age through time and gain more characters and it continues to evolve. This is particularly known as patina and it is one of the main benefits of a solid wooden floor.
Another major benefit of solid wood floors is that they are very easy to maintain. Today the types of wooden floorings which are available do not require any type of regimes for maintaining them and therefore nothing more than sweeping would be required in order to keep them clean. In the last few years, wooden floors have come a long way and today there are several different types of stains, grains, wood and styles available. With so much variety available, no matter what your tastes are you would be able to find the type of wood that matches your tastes. There are also quite a lot of online retailers where you would be able to find what you need for a good discount.
Wood Floors Increase the Value of Your Home
Solid wood floors can increase the value of any home. According to a particular survey which had been done with estate agents in the US, 90% of the agents said that the houses which have real wood floors tend to sell faster and for higher prices. The beauty of wooden floors is maintained for years and it would retain its value over a long period of time.
Another reason why it increases the value of your home is that real wood tends to trap air and therefore has great insulation properties. For this reason you would also be able to save a lot on the heating bills. Also, since they are completely natural they are good for health. Wood does not accumulate any dust like the other floors and therefore they are great for the families that suffer from allergies. Wooden floors have quite a lot of benefits as can be seen above. For this reason it is not surprising that they add to the value of your house.
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