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Add beauty and value with hardwood

Hardwood floors add beauty and value wherever they are installed. Ask any real estate professional what homebuyers are looking for in a floor. Did anyone not say hardwood?

With care, solid hardwood floors can last a lifetime. When the time comes that an older hardwood floor is looking scruffy, it can be buffed up to remove scratches and brighten the finish.

Hardwood floor types

Modern hardwood floors come in two formats: solid and engineered. A solid hardwood floor is just that, made from a single piece of lumber. It can be refinished two to three times depending on the original thickness of the plank, and how much must be removed. A Washington Flooring hardwood floor specialist can give you guidance about the best course to take with an older hardwood floor.

Engineered hardwood floors have a prefinished veneer layer on top of thin layers of cross-grain wood – much like a very high-grade layer of plywood. Engineered flooring is more stable in an environment that experiences temperature changes and/or higher humidity. You don’t get the swelling or cracking that can happen with solid hardwoods.

Engineered hardwood vs laminate


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Hardwood floor varieties

Hardwood flooring, solid or engineered, is divided into two categories – domestic and exotic. Domestic hardwood are traditional, more common varieties sourced in North America, including:
  • Oak species
  • Maple species
  • Walnut
  • Cedar
  • Hickory
  • Yellow or heart pine

Exotic hardwoods include:
  • Mahogany
  • Rosewood
  • Ipe
  • Ebony
  • Bamboo (technically a grass)
  • Koa

Currently, dark floors are in demand for open-space living areas. Walnut and ebony are beautiful for this purpose. Washington Flooring offers our customers in Washington, Clinton, Hackettstown, and Stewartsville a choice from hundreds of hardwood floor options from top manufacturers Bruce, Mullican, DuChateau, and FP Bois. If it’s time to replace your floor, hardwood is a terrific option because it’s easy to live with and as a bonus; it increases the value of your home.

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