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Does the house have Hardwood Floors?

Posted on: February 11, 2015

When looking at homes as a buyer, always look to see if they have Hardwood floors as they are an expensive and valuable asset. A lot of older homes tend to have LOTS of carpet but that doesn’t necessarily mean that there aren’t hardwood floors underneath. So how to you know if the house you’re looking at has wood floors? Well you certainly can’t tear apart every house your realtor takes you to but it should definitely factor into the offer you’re willing to make. Hardwood floors are much easier to maintain, especially on the main level of a home plus they add a lot of character and beauty. I guess it’s really a personal preference, which is why so many wood floors are covered with carpet through the years because not everyone loves them. Other people just LOVE carpet and you may find even the kitchen & baths are covered in carpeting. Here’s the easiest way to determine if you have wood floors:

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If you own a dog, at some point you will have to clean up accidents off the floor. Urine needs to be removed from Hardwood floors immediately because the standing liquid can warp the wood, soak deep down into the crevices and leave behind odors. Cleaning up dog pee properly will protect your floors from the urine and help keep them in good condition.

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