Overall, hardwood floors are very durable compared to other flooring types. That being said, hardwood floors can still experience damage over time. It is important to have felt gliders on furniture that is place on hardwood floors to prevent scratches or dents. We recommend that hardwood installed in high traffic areas, such as by the front door, have a rug placed over it to prolong the lifespan and reduce damage. Click here for more information about hardwood durability.