When you build a home, it’s important to make sure that the finished structure is durable and will last as long as you need it to. At the same time, though, high-quality construction can be fairly expensive, making the home more expensive. Here are four of the best ways to make your home long-lasting without breaking the budget.
Use Bamboo Flooring
As you’re probably aware, real wood floors have a tendency to last longer than almost any other type of flooring, but they’re fairly expensive. A great way to get the look and durability of hardwood without quite as much cost is to go with bamboo flooring. Bamboo is almost as durable as hardwood and costs significantly less per square foot. If used throughout your house, the cost savings of bamboo over hardwood can run into the thousands of dollars.