Solid wood to see through recession
Owners of a U.S. flooring company which has been operating for over 30 years have predicted that the current recession is far from over.
Fashion Floors of Lakeland has weathered ‘several recessions’ since they first started up and, not only is this one the worst they’ve seen, it looks to be far from over.
The couple who own the firm believe that homeowners are making their flooring last longer by taking increased care in maintenance routines.
While this has lead to the company having to scale back it provides a valuable lesson for anyone looking for a new floor to invest in a high quality option.
Carpet is likely to start looking threadbare quite quickly, and vinyl floors can also pass their best faster than you could imagine.
Wood floors are the ideal option for a long term investment, particularly solid wood flooring which can be sanded and refinished for a new look.
In many solid wood floors this can be done several times, allowing the style of floor to change along with the fashions or your personal tastes.