Why Hardwood

Why Hardwood Floors?

Wood has always been a popular choice for flooring. Until recently, the price of Wood floors has often been out of reach of many consumers. But With rising popularity, manufacturers have developed products to meet a variety of budgets. Wood flooring offers many benefits, ranging from increased resale value to allergy prevention.

Natural, Stylish, Durable, Beautiful, and Warm.

You can bet that of all types of flooring, A Hardwood Floor will have the most longevity And will never go out of style. Wood has been a long-time winner With many homeowners due to its lasting nature. Not only does it add a natural warm and an inviting atmosphere to a room, it’s also quite “forgiving” Hardwood offers many well-known advantages.

  • It’s natural, beautiful, warm, And easy to maintain.

  • It costs about as much as other high quality Floorcoverings, but it lasts longer.

  • It creates a healthy environment, minimizing the risksof dust allergies.

  • Hardwood enhances a home’s interior And adds muchto its resale value

There are dozens of species available, all With unique attributes to fit almost any design. There are a host of colors, grain textures, And profiles available. Take the time to compare the many possible Floor coverings.  According to industry experts hardwoods are actually less expensive overall than other alternatives. Unlike other Floor covering options, Wood is very forgiving. Repairs, restorations, refinishing usually is possible. Further more Hardwood Floors are easy to clean, more sanitary than carpet, offer an almost infinite array of styles, And outlast all other flooring type.

Types of Wood floors

If you’re in the process of building a new home or remodeling your old home, you’ll want to consider a variety of Wood choices. Not every Wood is a suitable choice for every home – just like a granite counter-top is not right for every single kitchen. You’ll want to look at the hardness, color variations, durability, And ability to handle moisture And humidity for your climate.

  1. Solid Wood Flooring–Solid Wood flooring comes in three main types.

Each type is available in both an Unfinished And a Pre-finished version.

Strip flooring -This type of flooring is denoted by the thickness And width of the Wood planks. Strip flooring has a set width, but the thickness can vary. Strip flooring ranges in thickness from 5/16 of an inch to 3/4 of an inch wide. It is available only in widths of 1 1/2 inches, 2 inches And 2 1/4 inches.

Parquet flooring -They are made up of geometrical patterns composed of individual wood slats held in place by mechanical fastening or an adhesive. Parquet floors have a very different look from typical hardwoods.

Plank flooring -It is available only in thicknesses of 1/2 inch or 3/4 inch and arange of widths from 3 inches to 8 inches. Plank flooring only comesin two thicknesses, but unlike strip flooring, the widths can vary.

  1. Engineered Wood Flooring-Engineered flooring is produced by adhering layers of plastic Laminate veneer With real Wood.  Engineered Wood flooring should not be  confused With Laminate Wood flooring, Laminate flooring contains no actual Wood.

  1. Acrylic-impregnated -Wood FlooringThis type of flooring is most commonly used in commercial, not residential, projects.Acrylic-impregnated Wood flooring is infused With sealant And color throughout the thickness of the Wood. This type of Floor is very hard And it is highly resistant to moisture And scratches.

We can help you decide witch type of Wood floors are best for you, Tell us about your project.