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Old 08-07-2009, 08:20 AM
 
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What would you think is more desirable when selling a house, wall-to-wall carpeting or hard wood floors?
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Old 08-07-2009, 08:33 AM
 
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What would you think is more desirable when selling a house, wall-to-wall carpeting or hard wood floors?
IMO, hard wood floors. Carpet often don't look so great after a few years...while hard wood floors usually hide their imperfections a lot better.

Also, hard wood floors obviously offer greater flexibility.
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Old 08-07-2009, 08:36 AM
 
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IMO, hard wood floors. Carpet often don't look so great after a few years...while hard wood floors usually hide their imperfections a lot better.

Also, hard wood floors obviously offer greater flexibility.
I agree. Ever pull up carpet from a wood floor that's been sitting there for many years?

Best thing is hardwood floors, with a throw rug in the front and rear door entrances for shoe wiping and looks.
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Old 08-07-2009, 08:44 AM
 
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Hard wood floors are the popular item now. Easier to maintain than carpeting as well.
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Old 08-07-2009, 08:46 AM
 
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Hard wood floors
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Old 08-07-2009, 08:56 AM
 
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Thanks everyone, I think you have just added another job to my "To-do" list.
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Old 08-07-2009, 09:02 AM
 
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Hardwood floors in the main areas like Living Room and Dining Room and Den. I'd use carpet in bedrooms on the top floors to reduce noise and make it more comfy. Also, if you have a dry basement, I'd use carpet in the basement because most people like the warmer feeling down there.
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Old 08-07-2009, 09:11 AM
 
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Hardwood floors in the main areas like Living Room and Dining Room and Den. I'd use carpet in bedrooms on the top floors to reduce noise and make it more comfy. Also, if you have a dry basement, I'd use carpet in the basement because most people like the warmer feeling down there.
this is exactly what I have in my house...for all the same reasons.
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Old 08-07-2009, 10:34 AM
 
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O.K., thanks. I will probably pull the carpet up in all areas except the bedrooms. I suppose I should take it off the stairs and landing as well, correct?
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Old 08-07-2009, 03:00 PM
 
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What would you think is more desirable when selling a house, wall-to-wall carpeting or hard wood floors?
Hardwoods

All day.

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