When it comes to choosing flooring for your home, there is no doubt that real wood floors offer the best long term value. Because wood flooring can be refinished, the life expectancy of a wood floor can be estimated at up to 100 years. In addition, a survey of real estate agents revealed that nearly all agents polled agreed that homes with hardwood floors sell faster and for more money. Wood floors are easy to keep clean, reducing allergens and dirt in your home. Wood floors are timeless, enhancing both traditional and modern style homes.