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Wood flooring is the most abundantly renewable flooring material available. Sustainable forest management makes it possible to harvest wood without any serious impact on the environment, because trees are a renewable resource that can be replaced time and time again.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air is often two times more polluted than outdoor air. Indoor air pollutants can contribute to asthma as well as other respiratory conditions and diseases.
Proper care and maintenance is essential for the performance of any wood floor. Wood flooring should be one of the last items in the construction process to be installed. Once the flooring is installed it should be protected to avoid any damage that could be caused by tradespeople. If using the glue down or floating installation methods, do not allow foot traffic or heavy furniture on the floor for 24 hours after installation is complete.
So you’re building or remodeling, and it’s time to pick the perfect flooring materials for your home or business. Of course, you want your new floors to be as sustainable as your budget allows. What should you be looking for?
Wood floors are products of nature, and as such are subject to natural forces. Artificial heat in the winter in the northeast can have a profound effect on your wood floors. Here's how to protect your flooring in the colder temperatures.
Advances in wood flooring during the past few years mean that it now can be used anywhere in the home or business. However, where it will be installed will determine the type of wood flooring that can be used.