Hardwood flooring has been a staple in most residential homes for years now. Not just because of its popularity but also because of its long lasting durability. Hardwood holds a reputation to always look beautiful whether it is brand new or 100 years old. Not only that but it holds its value and adds value to your home.
Although at first hardwood is a largest investment into your home, you’ll see the benefits right away. Hardwood is an allergy friendly option, it does not collect or trap dust making it easy to sweep up. Hardwood is available in many different styles, patterns, and species. You can choose if you want your floors to come finished or not, giving you the option to customize your floors. Hardwood’s design possibilities are expanding, now you can choose multi-length and multi-width planks to give your floors more dimension. You can even choose to have varying shades of the same wood to break up the mundane look. Next is choosing whether you want solid or engineered floors.
Solid vs Engineered Hardwood
Solid hardwood floors are known as the more traditional hardwood option. The thickness can vary but on average the planks are 3/4” to 5/16”. They are best installed above or on grade, so rooms like bedrooms and living rooms are ideal to install solid hardwood. The benefit of solid hardwood is that they can be refinished multiple times to keep their good as new look. An engineered hardwood floor is different, they are made of multiple real wood veneers and the grains are running in different directions that increase the stability of the plank. Engineered hardwood floors can resistant expanding and warping, and are sturdy enough to be installed on all levels of your home, including kitchens. The only drawback is they can only be refinished once or twice unlike solid hardwood.
Our Hardwood Selection
We carry the best brands when it comes to hardwood flooring. You can shop from name brands and even our Carpet One exclusives such as Hanover Hills and Rustic River. You can confidently shop with us knowing you’ll find a quality floor at an exceptional value.
Name brands we carry include: Baroque, Johnson Hardwood, Monarch
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