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One of the most desirable floor coverings on the market today is hardwood flooring. It allows you to have an extremely elegant space while also delivering hard-wearing durability that is functional and has a great lifespan. With lots of options to choose from, you'll find this material can be personalized far more than you might think possible. Take the time to get to know this material a little better to see if you can match your list of requirements.

Discount Flooring has a showroom located in Albany, NY, and from there, we serve the communities of Albany, Rensselaer County, Saratoga, Schenectady, NY, North Greenbush, Green County, and Berkshire County, MA. While we look very forward to your visiting us there so that we can attentively meet all your flooring needs, we also offer online shopping. There, you can take advantage of our per-foot pricing or you can buy your flooring by the carton. As always, our associates are prepared to answer any questions you have and get you matched up to the flooring of your dreams.

Hardwood flooring offers so much

When you need a floor covering that goes the distance, hardwood flooring is not a bad choice. With a life expectancy of roughly 100 years with proper care and maintenance, you can afford to spend a little extra up front. After all, you're not likely to ever need to replace this flooring.

Instead of replacing your floors, you can have your floors refinished. This will make them look just like brand new. During the process, old layers that are worn, dingy, stained, or damaged, are stripped away and replaced with a brand new stain and finish. It's important to know that certain finishes can hide some of the lesser signs of wear. These include wire-brushed, hand scraped, distressed, and vintage. Still, others choose the high-gloss finish for the most elegant look of all.

When choosing hardwood floors for your home, it's important to know a couple of key factors about the material. The first is that it can never be installed in below-ground spaces such as basements or basement rooms. The second is that it must be acclimated before installation. Acclimation assures that your flooring is less likely to buckle, warp, or crack after installation.

One of our associates will be happy to further assist you in explaining everything you need to know about these floors and their needs.

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