The Growing Use of Reclaimed Wood

It’s no secret that Hardwood floors add value to a property. While Hardwood flooring offers a great  statement to both conventional and contemporary homes, It is an expensive choice with a limited supply due to dwindling resources. 

 

The growing environmental concern regarding the protection of earth’s natural resources brought about the movement of reuse and recycle. Flooring was no exception.  Along with the sustainability and durability, reclaimed hardwood also offers a truly one-of-a-kind look without the price tag hardwood flooring often comes with.  

 

Buy In to Reclaimed Wood 

When purchasing reclaimed wood for your floors, buy from a reliable source. With the increased use of reclaimed wood, many vendors use cheap quality lumber and sell it at a lesser price. 

Reclaimed wood is generally produced from trees that have grown for more than 100 years. This adds unique value and the one-of-a kind- look that you often don’t get with manufactured hardwoods. Because reclaimed wooden planks aren’t uniform people often don’t consider them as a viable option for their floors. But consider this: Reclaimed wood is easy to clean maintain and are hardwearing proving resistant to scratches and stains and comes in many different shades and designs but at a much lesser cost.  

 

If you think reclaimed hardwood may be right for your project, contact us today for a free in-home estimate. Like us on Facebook: usfloordirect more updates and projects.

 

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