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Wood Flooring Guide

Wood flooring is a timeless and classic choice for any home. Not only is it beautiful, but it is also durable and can add value to your property. With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to choose the perfect wood flooring for your space. In this article, we will explore the different types of wood flooring and accessories, as well as offer tips for choosing the right style for your home.

Engineered Wood Flooring:
Engineered wood flooring is made up of multiple layers of wood and is designed to withstand high levels of foot traffic. The top layer is made of real wood, giving it the same look and feel as solid hardwood flooring. However, the core layers are typically made of plywood or high-density fiberboard, making it more stable and resistant to moisture.

Solid Hardwood Flooring:
Solid hardwood flooring is made of a single piece of wood and is the most traditional type of wood flooring. It can come in various species of wood, such as oak, maple, or walnut, and can be finished with different stains to achieve a desired color. Solid hardwood is known for its durability and can last for decades with proper maintenance.

Specialty Wood Flooring:
Specialty wood flooring is a category that includes exotic woods, reclaimed woods, and distressed woods. Exotic woods come from trees that are not native to North America and can have unique colors and grain patterns. Reclaimed wood flooring is made from salvaged wood, giving it a unique history and character. Distressed wood flooring has a worn and aged appearance, giving it a rustic and charming look.

Wood Flooring Accessories:
Wood flooring accessories include items such as trim, molding, and transitions. These accessories are important for creating a finished and cohesive look throughout your home. Trim and molding can be used to cover gaps and transitions between flooring and walls, while transitions can be used to smoothly connect different types of flooring in your home.

Choosing the Right Wood Flooring:
When choosing the right wood flooring for your home, it's important to consider the style of your space, your budget, and your lifestyle. For example, if you have pets or young children, you may want to consider a more durable and scratch-resistant option like engineered wood flooring. If you have a traditional or classic style home, solid hardwood flooring may be the best choice. For a more unique and eclectic look, specialty wood flooring can add character and charm to your space.

In conclusion, wood flooring is a beautiful and durable choice for any home. With so many options available, it's important to do your research and choose the right type of flooring and accessories for your space. By considering your style, budget, and lifestyle, you can find the perfect wood flooring to enhance the beauty and value of your home.



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Engineered Wood Flooring

Engineered hardwood has a thin solid wood layer on top with a composite core. It can be a less expensive option than buying hardwood, but it cannot be sanded and refinished. This flooring typically is installed with a click-lock method.

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Solid Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring is valued for its natural beauty and comes in a countless number of colors, styles and species. Hardwood flooring styles range from traditional to contemporary. It has also gained popularity for its charm and relative ease of maintenance

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Specialty Wood Flooring

Specialty wood flooring refers to premium hardwood flooring options, such as exotic wood species, hand-scraped or distressed finishes, and custom designs. They offer unique and luxurious options for high-end residential and commercial spaces.

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Wood Flooring Accessories

Wood flooring accessories are items used to complement and maintain wood flooring, such as molding, trim, underlayment, adhesives, and cleaning products.

See our collection wood flooring accessories brands like ARK Floors , Sawyer Mason Hardwood , and more... Click below to see our whole selection of wood flooring accessories brands!

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Mannington Wood Flooring
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Mannington Wood Flooring

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Designed to reflect the latest trends in American home furnishings and cabinetry, Mannington hardwood floors offer beauty, durability, and performance. And our floors are crafted with care to ensure that you get a floor you'll love for many years to come. Learn More

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Bruce Wood Flooring
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Bruce Wood Flooring

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A trusted brand for over a century. Superior quality through exacting precision in the milling process and rigorous inspections featuring up to 75 quality checkpoints. A luxurious selection of design styles, colors, species, and specialty finishes. Learn More

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Anderson-Tuftex Hardwood
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Anderson-Tuftex Hardwood

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Real wood floors made of Maple, Oak, Beech, Elm, and Pecan should be as familiar to you as the countless city streets that are named after these trees. Their rich natural colors and hand-crafted quality is what we have come to expect in our homes. Now, Anderson has taken wood flooring technology to a place it has never gone before—with Best-in-Class durability. Learn More

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Hartco® Wood Flooring
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Hartco® Wood Flooring

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Hartco Quality Wood Flooring, among the top flooring brands in the world, has a reputation among commercial designers for design freedom. Hartco's range and flexibility also satisfies a yearning for a highly personal, custom style in the home. Hartco patterns and contrasts help define interiors, from traditional to the avant-garde. Learn More

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Mirage Wood Flooring
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Mirage Wood Flooring

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The Admiration Collection, trendy colors for a unique ambiance. Rich wood combined with the color of creativity. Learn More

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Kährs Hardwood Flooring
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Kährs Hardwood Flooring

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Kahrs Hardwood Flooring - Do you need a thin wood floor? Are you looking for the warmth of real wood at a great value? Then Linnea may be the correct solution. Learn More

Somerset Hardwood Flooring
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Somerset Hardwood Flooring

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Somerset Wood Products is one of the largest manufacturers of Appalachian lumber and flooring in the midwest. Our corporate headquarters is located in Somerset, KY. We have two supporting production facilities, also located in the Somerset area, with a staff of over 300 employees. We also employ a full time forester, to oversee responsible forestry management practices that exceed Best Management Practice standards. Learn More

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Robbins Hardwood Flooring
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Robbins Hardwood Flooring

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Enjoy the beauty of natural oak and maple flooring all through your home. Learn More

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BR-111 Hardwood Flooring
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BR-111 Hardwood Flooring

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BR-111 is the exclusive U.S. importer of Indusparquet exotic hardwood flooring. Available prefinished or unfinished, Indusparquet is kiln-dried and precision milled providing natural beauty, superior durability, and flexible design options. Learn More

Lauzon Hardwood Flooring
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Lauzon Hardwood Flooring

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For 30 years we have dedicated ourselves to marrying the artistry of finely crafted wood with the science of producing resilient, naturally comfortable and – equally important – comforting floors. We don’t cut corners. Because we know that for our customers, their homes are more than an investment, they are privileged spaces of repose, comfort and beauty. You wouldn’t skimp on the surfaces that carry you through life. You want them to be beautiful, practical and healthful. We are committed to meeting, even surpassing your expectations. Learn More

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