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Hardwood vs Stone Flooring

When faced with two beautiful materials, it can be tricky to choose the right one for your home. If you are struggling to pick between hardwood and stone for flooring throughout your house, keep on reading.

Pros of Hardwood
– There are many different types of hardwoods and you can treat them with a wide range of finishes, meaning you’ll always be able to find something that fits in your home.
– Easy to clean and maintain
– Great for homes with kids and pets

Cons of Hardwood
–  Hardwood doesn’t last as long as stone
–  Hardwood can easily show scuffs and damage
– Needs replacing more frequently than stone

Pros of Stone Flooring
– Naturally aesthetic (no treatment needed)
– Wide range of stone to choose from
– Easy to clean and maintain
– Lasts a lifetime
– Doesn’t damage easily

Cons of Stone Flooring
Things break easily when dropped onto the surface
– Can get cold
– More damaging than wood if you were to fall onto it.

I hope this article has helped you figure out what material you would like to use for flooring in your home. Dependant on your own personal needs either of the options may be the ideal purchase for you.

If you would like to know more about options available to you, get in contact with a professional stone provider or timber provider to see how they can supply you with the perfect product.

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