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Are hardwood floors hypoallergenic?

Hardwood flooring in the Tampa Bay Area from Bob's Carpet & Flooring
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, wood floors are, indeed, hypoallergenic, resulting in a significant benefit to those with asthma, allergy, and other upper respiratory challenges. They're also not a haven for pollutants, like dust mold, animal dander, or undesirable substances ...
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What hardwood species are native to my area?

Wood floors from Bob's Carpet & Flooring in the Tampa Bay Area
You'll find some Tampa area species are Live Oak, Rosewood, Florida Maple, and Loblolly Pine. It's essential to keep in mind that this can be a confusing issue because there are sometimes different versions and names, or the hardwood can be considered both domestic and exotic, as is the case with ...
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Why are engineered wood floors a good option in Florida?

Engineered wood floors from Bob's Carpet Martin the Tampa Bay area
There are many reasons why anyone would want engineered hardwood flooring but efficient handling of Florida’s humidity and moisture might be reason enough. Wood floors often move to adjust to the weather. With humidity planks expand and crowd to make room for each other by cupping and warping. When ...
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Does hardwood flooring need to be acclimated?

Hardwood flooring from Bob's Carpet Mart in the Tampa Bay area
Yes, if it is solid hardwood it does, and so do some other flooring materials.  For hardwood in the Tampa Bay Area, the pros at Bob’s Carpet Mart will advise you on the acclimation process.What does “needing acclimation” mean?Wood can be damaged by excess water, and it is affected by humidity. It ...
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What are the benefits of hardwood floors?

Hardwood flooring from Bob's Carpet Mart in the Tampa Bay area
Durability and good looks are the first things that come to mind when hardwood flooring is mentioned. This perennial favorite elevates any room decor, and it's easy to clean and maintain. Bob's Carpet & Flooring is a hardwood retailer with 16 showroom locations in Florida that serve the Tampa Bay ...
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