Old homes can come to us in a number of ways—purchasing on the market, inheriting from family members, or renting to one day own. One of the best parts of an older home is that it comes sometimes comes with with hardwood floors or hardwood floors can be found laying underneath the carpeting of on older home . Unfortunately, if these floors are very old and haven’t received the proper care and upkeep, they’ll need some tender loving care.
At Performance Floors, we can provide the team effort and accumulated skill to solve all your floor restoration needs. We pride ourselves in our care for older homes, and passion in refinishing floors until they’re pigmented, shiny and new looking.
Why Hardwood Flooring?
If you’re thinking of covering up your older hardwood flooring with carpet, think again. Aside from looking classy and showing off the style of your older home, there are more benefits to consider.
Think about a dirty old carpet—there’s a lot going on inside it. A dirty hardwood floor? Give it a sweep and you’re pretty much done.
As listed above, except when you’re refinishing a hardwood floor, sweeping or vacuuming once a week will be enough to keep it clean.
Keeping an existing floor is far more sustainable than replacing it or covering it with carpeting material.
It’s lasted this long, and can last even longer. Hardwood flooring will survive 25 years with little maintenance!
Why Not Laminate, or New Hardwood?
Hardwood flooring has stayed trendy over the years, even encouraging the invention of materials like laminate that imitate its appearance but tend to cost a little less.
So why keep the old flooring when you can just get something new?
Well, if time and cost are of any consideration as they are with some of our clients, you’ll want to choose refinishing.
Installing a new floor will take you two to four weeks, whereas refinishing can be finished in three to five days!
So if you don’t absolutely need to replace your hardwood floors, choose to refinish. You won’t regret it.
Can I Refinish?
You may be looking at your floor now and wondering if it’s too far gone. Lucky for you, that is highly unlikely. Hardwood floors can be professionally refinished just about every time. If it’s not an option it’s usually because of one or more of the following reasons:
If the wood has already been sanded down an extreme amount, we won’t want to risk going any further, because it won’t support you anymore!
If a carpet has been screwed in to the flooring for many years, there may be too much damage from screws.
If your floor has had pests the wood is likely to be brittle and just not a good bet for restoration.
Your Floor Refinishing Company
At Performance Floors, we consider ourselves to be the clients’ refinishing company. We have a strong focus on customer service, and making sure every job turns out exactly as expected, if not better.
Give us a call today and let’s get that floor looking its best!