Fort Madison, IA
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Floorcrafters Carpet One in Fort Madison, IA
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Your hardwood floors and the joy they'll bring

If any flooring could assure you a near lifetime of enjoyment, it would have to be hardwood flooring. This material not only offers one of the most durable floor coverings on the market, but it also boasts one of the longest lifespans as well. There are plenty of other benefits you can expect, as well as personalization options that allow you to make these floors your own. If you’ve never experienced these floors before, be sure to read along to find out what you’ve been missing.

Floorcrafters Carpet One offers an excellent selection of flooring materials and services that have been a valued part of the Burlington, Fort Madison, West Burlington, Mount Pleasant, and Donnellson communities for quite some time. Our experienced professional flooring specialists are always standing ready to assist you as soon as you walk through our Fort Madison, IA showroom doors. We provide only the best customer service and hope to prove that when you visit us. Please do so at your convenience.
Gorgeous hardwood flooring in Burlington, IA from Floorcrafters Carpet One
Hardwood floors often bring to mind the picture-perfect high gloss shine that is so well known for this material. However, other finish options, such as hand-scraped, distressed, and vintage, not only offer a different kind of rustic beauty, but they also work to hide wear and imperfections that could otherwise necessitate a refinishing project. While refinishing is a natural part of the wood floor experience, it should only be necessary once every few decades. And with a lifespan that easily reaches 100 years, you should never have to replace these floors once they’re in place.

Hardwood floors can be sealed and finished in a variety of different ways once they are in place. Some homeowners prefer a hard wax sealant, but because it has to be redone every few years, some opt rather for an oil finish. This provides both protection and an amazing richness of color that happens as the oil soaks into the wood. And it doesn’t have to be repeated nearly as often as the hard wax variety.

It’s very important to remember that hardwood flooring should never be installed below grade, in spaces such as basements. An alternative material can be installed instead, that will stand up better to dampness, humidity, moisture, and drastic temperature changes that are often prevalent in these spaces. It should also be noted that these materials must be acclimated before installation to prevent warping, cracking, buckling, or splitting.