When it comes to flooring, hardwood offers plenty of benefits over other types. Some like it for aesthetic purposes, while others find it easier to maintain. Here’s some more reasons why you should choose hardwood flooring for your home.


One of the greatest benefits to hardwood flooring is its strength and durability. While wood floors are susceptible to scratching or denting, it can be difficult to do normally. If treated properly, the hardwood can last for decades.

Better Air Quality

Hardwood flooring isn’t susceptible to trapping airborne pollutants and irritants like dust, animal dander, pollen, and other allergens. They also lack grout lines, unlike tile or laminate flooring; these grout lines can also become a great place to collect dust and debris.

Added Value

Wood floors are a sure-fire way to add value to your home when you decide to sell. Potential buyers are much more willing to purchase homes with hardwood flooring compared to carpet, which is often seen as a “petri dish” for all sorts of things. Most often end up replacing carpet, which ends up costing more to do compared to having a home already with hardwood floors. They can even potentially help you sell faster.


As previously stated, hardwood floors are incredibly durable and easy to maintain. While they are the more expensive option initially, concerning the long-term costs they virtually pay for themselves. They’re easier to clean and can reduce cleaning or repair costs over their lifespan.

Fits Everything

Hardwood flooring is incredibly adaptable and fits with virtually any interior design theme you chose. Hardwood floors will always look good no matter what you change or how often you change it. You also have a wide range of colours, shades, and wood species to choose from that can help add plentiful character to your home.


With hardwood floors, you’re able to refinish them, which costs much less than buying and installing completely new flooring. It gives you some customizability options, as you’re able to replace their colour and stain them however you want.

Avalanche Flooring is Winnipeg’s number one flooring company. With three generations running day-to-day operations, we excel in vinyl and hardwood flooring. We’re here to help you choose the right product, style, and colour that will accentuate your homes’ decor. Stop by today to take a tour of our showroom or call 204-832-2626 for more information.

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