When thinking about the best option for flooring, hardwood is definitely a choice to consider. Nothing looks quite like hardwood. That’s why so many other flooring choices, such as laminate and luxury vinyl, mimic that look as closely as possible. The fact is, it carries an elegance that is right at home, no matter where you choose to put it.
Odds are though, if you are considering hardwood as your flooring choice, you also have some questions. At Simas Floor & Design Company, we want our customers to be equipped with the facts, so they can make the best choice for their homes. Therefore, we are going to go over some facts that might come in handy in your search for hardwood flooring:
There are many different kinds of species available. You can get either domestic, which is grown right here in the United States, or exotic species, grown around the world, usually in tropical regions.
Depending upon the species you choose, the color, grain, density and texture will all be different. If you are planning to stain your hardwood floors, the color won’t matter as much. However, if you are purchasing a wood with the color in mind in particular, such as beautiful cherry, you’ll notice a big difference.
Some of the available hardwood species you can choose from include: