The question I get a lot is, “John, I have kids, and a dog, and an African white rhinoceros, and we’re thinking of getting a saltwater crocodile. What kind of floor should I get? We love the look of hardwood, but will we be relegated to hovering over our house like some otherworldly specter for eternity?”
First of all, I love that you're thinking so practically, but no. There are in fact lots of options if you want a floor you can actually live on.
When it comes to the durability of flooring, there are a lot of myths out there, especially when it comes to hardwood flooring.
So here are some of the more prevalent myths, along with what you should really look be looking for if you have a very active space.