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Hardwood Flooring

Flooring Type - Hardwood

Hardwood floors can add class to a room, so it's important great care is taken to ensure that they maintain a clean and new–looking surface. For those looking to minimize the appearance and presence of household allergens, consider smooth–finished hardwood flooring. Smooth–finished hardwood has fewer crevices where allergens can hide, potentially meaning less cleaning on your end.


  • Hypoallergenic
  • Smooth–finished hardwood floors won't harbor dust and other allergens


  • May be manufactured with products that emit VOCs, which could aggravate allergy and asthma symptoms
  • Some finishing products may also contain VOCs which can aggravate allergies

Hardwood Flooring Tips for an Allergy–Free Home

  • Clean frequently to reduce allergens
  • Use an underlayment such as cork or foam rubber beneath your hardwood floors to reduce moisture transfer and reduce the chances that mold will grow