Hardwood Floors Choosing Guide


Solid hardwood flooring adds character, warmth and value to any room in your house. The selection of pre-finished solid hardwood flooring offers you a variety of finishes, widths, lengths, and colors to match your style, whether it is rustic or modern. There are lots of choices including oak, walnut, maple, birch, cherry and exotic hardwoods. There is an exceptional hardwood floors that will help you enhance the look of your home.

Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring is a beautiful choice that can be used to create any look ranging from traditional to contemporary. Hardwood floors have gained popularity over the years for their attractiveness and relative ease of maintenance.

Benefits of Hardwood Flooring

  • Hardwood floors are easier to keep clean and require less ongoing maintenance than carpeting. Pet hair and dander can be easily removed from a hardwood floor, unlike carpet.
  • Hardwood flooring can be used in rustic, traditional, or modern designs. Hardwood’s variety of finishes and assortments provide styling flexibility.
  • Our pre-finished hardwood floors come with a protective finish that requires very little maintenance. A simple sweeping and an occasional light mopping are all that is needed to keep your hardwood floors looking great for years to come.

Hardwood Uses

Hardwood floors are available in different constructions, which determine the type of subfloor it can be installed over. Consider what type of subfloor you have and on what level of the house you wish to install hardwood before deciding on an appropriate choice.

For example, moisture can be a factor, as variations in moisture can lead to gapping and warping. For this reason, installing hardwood flooring in full bathrooms is not recommended because of the fluctuating moisture levels. Follow manufacturer recommendations relating to moisture before selecting and installing hardwood. For more protection against moisture, use a moisture barrier.

Generally speaking, solid hardwood floors can be installed over concrete subfloors at ground level or plywood subfloors at ground level or higher.

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