Learn About Hardwood Flooring
A stunning addition to any home, hardwood flooring instantly adds value to your home. Timeless, elegant, and universally appealing, hardwood flooring has long been prized for its enduring beauty. It can successfully be incorporated into virtually any décor style, whether classic or contemporary, formal or casual. When properly installed and sealed, hardwood flooring requires minimal upkeep to maintain, making it an appealing option for generations of homeowners.
Types of Hardwood
Solid hardwood is one solid piece of wood from top to bottom. Solid hardwood preforms best when installed above or on grade, and can even be sanded and refinished to extend its lifetime in your home. Engineered hardwood floors are made of multiple real wood veneers whose grains run in different directions in order to increase stability. The layering technique helps to prevent so the wood expanding and contracting due to changes in humidity. These planks can also be refinished. They best perform installed in above, on and below grade so you can enjoy them on every level of your home!
Many Varieties to Choose From
When it comes to hardwood, there’s truly something for everyone. From traditional woods like pine, oak, and maple, to exotic woods like mahogany and acacia, options are seemingly endless. For the environmentally-conscious, there even are sustainable cork floors. All are available in various colors and finishes: whether you prefer the distressed look of hand-scraped wood, or the high gloss of sanded pine.
Where Can Hardwood Be Installed?
Hardwood is recommended for home settings where there isn't significant foot traffic and moisture. Popular spots for hardwood are bedrooms and living rooms. Engineered hardwood can be installed on all levels of your home, including your basement. Hardwood can also handle moderate foot traffic and is an elegant addition to staircases and hallways.
Our Hardwood Selection
As your local flooring experts, Dicks Carpet One Floor & Home in Diamond Springs is your one-stop source for all types of hardwood flooring and related services. We carry a wide variety of your favorite brands in our Diamond Springs showroom, including Carpet One exclusives you simply won’t find anywhere else. Some of our featured hardwood brands include Rustic River, Invincible, and Voyager.
Types of Hardwood
Hardwood isn't the only wood flooring option. You can also choose bamboo flooring and cork flooring, both of which have unique appearances and durability advantages.What Are the Types of Hardwood?
Hardwood flooring will last for a long time in your home as long as you probably maintain it. Follow the link below and check out some tips about how to properly care for your hardwood flooring.How Do I Care for Hardwood?