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Types of Hardwood Flooring

There are several main types of hardwood flooring

Solid Wood Floors

Solid hardwood floors are one solid piece of wood and are generally 3/4″ thick. Mohawk Solid Hardwood Floors are produced from the finest domestic and exotic hardwood floors including red & white oak, American cherry, hickory, maple, and Brazilian cherry, and are available in several widths. Because solid hardwood floors are more susceptible to humidity and temperature changes than engineered wood floors they should only be installed above grade over approved wooden subfloors and must be nailed or stapled down. Solid hardwood floors can generally be recoated and refinished several times. Continue reading

Hardwood Floors add Value and bring beauty to your home

For added value, beauty and health benefits, many consumers are turning to a
solid solution: wood flooring. Easy maintenance, new longer-lasting finishes,
exotic species, style versatility and competitive prices are some of the reasons
for the evergrowing popularity of the category in this country. Wood floors come
in a variety of styles to meet the demands of today’s busy lifestyles, from
factory finished, unfinished and solid to engineered, strip, plank, parquet, and
acrylic impregnated. Continue reading

The different types of wood flooring

Wood floors come in a variety of styles to meet the demands of today’s busy
lifestyles: factory finished, unfinished, solid, engineered, strip, plank,
parquet and acrylic impregnated. Helping your customer choose the style that
best suits their needs will be based on a variety of issues including lifestyle,
decorating preference and location. Colors Wood floors come in a rainbow of
colors to fit any décor. Continue reading

Popular Trends in Hardwood Flooring

By Ryan Coisson

There’s nothing quite like the look and feel of hardwood flooring: everything about it suggests warmth, coziness, and class. It is easy to maintain, long-wearing, and always pleasant to feel underfoot in any kind of weather. Studies show that the presence of hardwood flooring in a home is the deciding factor for many homebuyers too: hardwood truly does mean value. If you are considering making the leap to hardwood flooring in your home this year, here are some of the trends that will be popular in 2010 and beyond.

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