What Type of Hardwood Floor Is Best for You?

Hardwood flooring is highly coveted in the current real estate market. It’s a huge selling point, and looks classy, too. If you don’t have hardwood in your own home and you’re thinking about installing it, how do you know what kind of wood to use? More goes into your decision than just light or dark wood.

Full Wood

Full wood is what most people think all hardwood floors are- completely wood all the way through. This style comes between 5/8 to 3/4 inches thick, so you can sand and refinish full wood flooring as many times as you like. The wood species needs to be strong, so your choices are limited to hardwoods: oak, ash, mahogany, maple and cherry. One prime example is monarch plank european oak.


If you are in a damp area, or looking to put wood flooring in your basement, you can turn to engineered

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