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  • Writer's pictureJenny

Top Reasons to Upgrade Your Flooring

When you're looking at home renovations, you have to consider the biggest and the most expensive renovations and work yourself down the list. If right now you don't have the money to pay a professional to come in and do the renovations you need on your home, then you might be able to look at YouTube to see which jobs you can do yourself.

For example, you may not have ever laid hardwood flooring before, but when it comes to flooring installation, you might find carpet relatively easy to install yourself. There are plenty of reasons out there that you should think about upgrading your flooring first and foremost. However, one of the smartest things that you can do is wait until your remaining renovations are done so that your floor doesn't get ruined in the process. With that in mind, we've put together some of the best reasons to upgrade your flooring now.

1 - You need something easy to maintain. Maybe you've just got a pet or you've got children running around the house, but switching out a plush carpet for hardwood floor or even vinyl tiles could be so much easier for you to maintain. You need to choose a material that's low maintenance so that you can clean it and keep it swept and vacuumed without much effort. You want to choose a flooring that doesn't accumulate too much dirt or debris. And the best part of this is that even if you do not claim it for a while, they won't look dirty. Not in the same way carpets do anyway.

2 - You need to take advantage of durability. Upgraded floors often last longer and are more durable. When was the last time you changed out the flooring in your house? Once you have flaws that are well kept and well maintained, you won't have to worry about constantly renovating or refinishing it. That goes back to the whole low maintenance thing you should be looking for.

3 - You want to choose a new colour. There are so many varieties of flooring out there, but there are also a range of colors you can choose from. It's a good time to really dig into your artistic side so that you can give your home a whole new aesthetic. Darker shades compared to pale and light hues can really change the look of your place. Think about the style and the aesthetic that you'd like to go for and watch the effect happen.

4 - Upgrade the value of your home. When we're talking about upgrading your flooring, you're going to instantly upgrade how much your home is worth. The concept of value in the market today is never bigger or better, but those home improvements can really impress buyers. If you're looking to put your home on the market, what's best is that your flooring installation is going to be one home improvement that doesn't have to cost you the earth. No matter the material you pick, your flooring upgrade is going to hit!


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