Have you just invested in new flooring? Are you just realizing the value of the one you currently have? Either way, we at E Hardwoods & Flooring, as vendors of vinyl flooring, solid hardwood flooring, and everything in between, commend you. By opening this blog post, you’re demonstrating that you care deeply about your investment, and you’ll reap its aesthetic and functional benefits for years to come. Lucky you! Give yourself a pat on the back for being a smart and proactive home-or-business owner.
Done? Good. Now, it’s time to talk about flooring hazards. Though we don’t mean to scare you, your flooring, be it engineered hardwood flooring or laminate, is at risk day in and day out of being damaged, sometimes beyond repair. Though there are plenty of type-specific threats you’ll need to watch out for when it comes to flooring dangers, there’s plenty of overlap—an overlap we’ll cover below.
Though the compositions (and the strengths and weaknesses) of every flooring type varies, there’s one thing that’s universally illy-tolerated: excessive friction. This intolerance has absolutely nothing to do with the quality of your flooring. Any material will break down if enough force is applied to it over a long enough length of time; for example, slow-moving rivers can hew canyons out of solid stone. Regardless of where you bought your flooring from, what kind it is, or what kind of maintenance procedures you enforce, keep an eye out for the following:
Damaged flooring? No matter what type it is, we’re here to help you replace it. As our name suggests, we go far beyond hardwoods. We also stock a variety of vinyl floorings and laminate floorings, for example. Check out our massive online selection here, or contact us with any questions.