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Sound suppression- Hardwood be installed over a sound suppression membrane if needed
Fashion- Always in style and aestetically pleasing, wood flooring tends to "open" the floor space. Graining and colors give different amounts of natural variation and depth to the floor. Area rugs can be added or changed as needed.
Durable- Hardwood Flooring can handle foot traffic without crushing or matting an is a solid floor that doesn't have any give or "bounce" to it. New finishes provide heavy scratch and scuff resistance.
Maintanence- Hardwood flooring typically requires less maintenance than most flooring options
Repairable- Damage to hardwood can be usually be repaired, or refinished without replacing the entire floor
Sustianable- Most hardwood floors are sustainable with less frequent replacements resulting in less landfill waste
Value- Wood floors (in good condition) typically add value to a home

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Hardwood veneer wear layer attached to either a plywood or solid core
More resistant to higher humidity levels than solid wood
Can be installed over concrete, or plywood
Can be installed in most levels of the home
  Many different styles available
Can usually only be refinished, not sanded and stained

Solid hardwood has more versitility in regards to being sanded, stained, or refinished
Solid is typically thought of as a more permanent wood flooring, and usually is considered to have a higher value
While typically low maintainance, wood flooring must be protected from dirt, sand, or other potentially damaging materials.
Wood flooring can be dented, scratched, or gouged.
Wood flooring can require area rugs for wamth, or to help with sound issues.