and finishes make up a great deal of the personalization options, with a
variety of colored stains available, and an ever-growing number of finishes as
well. High-gloss is a common finish, especially in older homes, but they do
show almost every sign of wear and tear with ease, marring the mirror-finish
that so many homeowners love. For that reason, more people are turning to
finishes such as distressed and vintage, both of which work to hide a lot of
the signs of wear that are most associated with wood flooring.
floors are probably best known for their great lifespans. An average of 100
years is not uncommon, with some reaching 200 years if properly cared for and
maintained. Be sure to ask your flooring specialist any questions, as we stand
ready to assist you.