There's nothing quite as fulfilling as brand new hardwood flooring and many homeowners work towards this goal. If that is where you've found yourself, we'd like to arm you with some great information about the material and how you can make the most of it in your home.
Of course, it offers a timeless elegance and a classic appeal that suits any interior design scheme while also offering excellent stability and durability in even the busiest areas. These floors are also much easier to personalize than you might think and very easy to care for once installed.
is known for its amazing lifespan, which can easily reach 100 years or more if properly installed and maintained. As an all-natural resource, it's created to stand up to the elements and then treated with sealant and a great finish to protect further against daily wear.
You'll get to personalize these floors through selecting your wood species, stain color, and finish. The species is probably the most important choice, as some are hard and others much softer. For busy areas of your home, choose the hardest species you can that still fits in your budget and your specific needs.
It's very important to remember that you can never install solid wood below ground level. If you need a good alternative flooring choice, be sure to ask an associate from our hardwood flooring retailer about engineered wood flooring or a wood-look alternative. It's also important to remember that these floors must be acclimated before installation can begin, for the very best results.
When you're ready for installation, we strongly recommend only a professional service for the job. It's a great way to protect your investment while getting the very best looks at the same time.