Pets, especially dogs can ruin a hardwood floor so it is very important to choose a floor that will stand up to mans best friend and protect your investment. The secret is choosing the perfect floor, not a perfect floor.
What this means...
- Choose a low gloss or distressed (wire brushed) finish
- Textured surface give dogs more grip causing them to slide less
- Avoid dark shiny floors
- Choose a country grade
- The natural characteristics in the country grade attract your attention, while the matte finish prevents the light from reflecting, making this option easier to maintain