Hardwood Flooring Basics

Outfitting your home with new floors is a big decision that can last you years and years. We’re here to help educate you on everything hardwood before you make your final decision. Start here to learn about types of floors, species, colors and more!

How Hardwood Flooring is Made

Did you know there are a few types of hardwood floors available? The biggest difference between them is the construction of the flooring. Get familiar with the types of hardwood floors and how each differ in construction.

Species and Types

As a natural product, hardwood floors come in a variety of species and types. They also come with a ‘grade’ rating. Do you know what to look for when choosing a hardwood? Learn how species differ and how your grade affects appearance.

Hardwood Colors, Patterns and Edges

From elaborate designs to basic wood looks, the spectrum of possibilities with hardwood flooring are endless. Determining your ideal look is the first step in selecting your hardwood. Read more about the possibilities with colors, patterns and edge types to achieve your perfect look.

The Janka Rating

When you start shopping for hardwood floors, you might start to notice a Janka rating associated with each floor. So is this an important thing to consider? Read more about the Janka scale and what the ratings mean.

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