Is hardwood flooring pet friendly?

Is hardwood flooring pet friendly?

We love our fur babies, but let's face it: They are rough on floors, scratching, digging, tracking in dirt and mud, etc.

So it only makes sense to ask, "Can I have wood flooring? The simple answer is yes.

Consider the engineered version of hardwood

Engineered hardwood always comes factory-finished. An ultra-tough coating that can only be used in controlled settings is used on prefinished wood floors. That handles the dents and scratches.

Engineered hardwood has all the beauty of solid but with a different construction. As a result, it's stable and better able to handle water, i.e., tracking in mud and toppling water dishes.

Can I have solid wood?

Of course, but you'll need to take a few simple precautions. For example, wipe spills immediately and keep pet nails trimmed.

Consider extra hardwood. Some solid hardwood flooring species are white oak, hickory, maple, etc. You'll find them all in our showroom.

It’s also easy to keep clean

If yours is an outdoor pet, they will bring in leaves and dirt. All these floors need is a dry mopping, preferably daily, so the sand won't embed between the planks.

Sand and dirt are sharp and can scratch. Vacuum once a week to pick up whatever the dry mopping missed.

Clean and polish a few times a year. Adjust that schedule, depending on your lifestyle.

Other benefits

When you walk into our hardwood flooring company, you’ll see some of the best wood flooring in Southern Pines.

It’s elegant, stylish, and beautiful. It's versatile enough to work with any decor, from the most traditional to contemporary, modern, rustic, etc. In addition, hardwood floors are long-lasting and add value to a property.

Premier wood flooring source in Southern Pines, NC

At Total House + Flooring, we make significant installations happen within your budget and style. Our focus is design, so we'll see your project through from the planning stages to completion.

Our showroom is in Southern Pines, NC. Visit us today and explore our hardwood flooring inventory. We service Pinehurst, Aberdeen, Whispering Pines, Sanford, Fayetteville, Laurinburg, and Rockingham.
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