Real wood is a great flooring material as it can last for a lifetime when maintained correctly. Wood adds warmth to a building with a feeling of luxury to rooms they are fitted.
Real wood flooring is also one of the most natural floor coverings you can use. Being created from natural material it is an easily sustained making it an environmentally friendly choice too.
The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) states that indoor air quality is dramatically improved in homes which use wood flooring. Being a smooth surface all dirt can be swept away, while chemicals and toxins can be removed with a damp mop. This is good for allergy sufferers and those who have asthma.