BIRMINGHAM, MI HARDWOOD FLOORING & REFINISHING
Many homes in the Birmingham area were built during the Victorian era. These homes have beautiful architectural style with gorgeous hardwood floors.
Wooden floors have been used for thousands of years in almost every area of the world. In fact, they are one of the earliest flooring systems used in homes. It seems that wherever trees were available, people used them to make floors.
More and more people are choosing hardwood floors for their homes, business establishments, schools and offices.
Whether you are looking to have a skilled professional provide you with a hardwood floor or even a bamboo floor you can count on the experts at Cramer Hardwood Floors to provide you with the solutions that you need for your home.
Hardwood Floor Installation in Birmingham
One major advantage to real hardwood floors are that they can be resurfaced. When the surface of your hardwood floor wears or gets scratched over time, you can recoat or sand and refinish the floors to make them new again.
The variety and colors of wood flooring available today, make it easy to find one that will compliment any design ideas you have. Hardwood flooring is also the only floor covering that will add resale value to your Birmingham home.
Bamboo Floors in Birmingham
Your options are wide open when selecting just the right floor for the rooms in your home. There are several species, colors and grain variations to consider. After walls, the floor represents the largest expanse of pattern and color in a room.
The floor you choose should complement the fabrics, furnishings and accessories of the space, and enhance the unique personality of the room as a whole. Darker colors are most often used in formal or traditional interiors, while lighter colors work best in country, casual and contemporary settings.
Bamboo flooring comes in different varieties of density and is less susceptible to changing weather conditions. It does not expand or contract during cold and hot weather like other kinds of wood.
Hardwood flooring will stain, rot, warp, and bend whenever it is exposed to certain amounts of water, but bamboo is extremely resistant to these issues.
Bamboo is considerably stain resistant, so it is much easier to clean. However, remember to clean bamboo floors as soon as something spills on it, especially milk and red wine. Keep your bamboo floors polished, so that stains are easy to clean.
There are mainly two natural colors of bamboo. The light and natural color of the lighter bamboo is typically chosen, but there are darker varieties of bamboo that resemble amber are just as beautiful. Bamboo flooring is considered much stronger than hardwoods.