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Tile or Wood Floor – Which Is Best for Your Home?

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Tile or Wood Floor – Which Is Best for Your Home?

When individuals make the decision to remodel their home, there are a number of decisions that they have to make, including whether they want tile floors or wood floors. There are multiple benefits to each material and you should do the research so you are making the right choice for your home. Before you start the remodeling process, there are certain things you should know about the different types of flooring.

Using Tile Flooring

When it comes to tile flooring, there are a number of potential benefits. One thing that is possible is the different types of designs offered on tile. It allows homeowners to have fun with regards to different shapes and sizes, borders, color switches, and inserts. Tile floors are also harder, making it more difficult to scratch.

There are some negatives to tile flooring, as well, including the possibility of the tile cracking or the grout becoming very dirty. It can start to chip away if you don’t properly reseal it over time.

Using Wood Flooring

Typically, the most common downsides of using hardwood flooring focus on the face that wood flooring isn’t waterproof and they need to be refinished over time. However, there are a number of benefits, including the modern feel of hardwood and the ease to maintain with regards to cleaning. It also helps make your home look bigger and flows well from room to room.

Hardwood flooring is often less expensive than tile and can also help homeowners because it is easier and warmer on their feet. It will hold heat very well, so you don’t have to walk around with socks on.

Whatever you choose, our team at HM Remodeling can help you. We know how to install both tile and wood floors so you can get the home you desire when remodeling. If you have questions about what type of flooring to use, let us know and we can explain everything to you.

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About the Author: Dave Sipp, HM Remodeling

Dave Sipp owns HM Remodeling with his wife, Janet. He specializes in kitchen and bathroom remodeling services and has recently expanded the business’ offered services into interior design and home furnishing. Dave takes a “whole home” approach to remodeling, striving to create a cohesive appearance and feel for a home.


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