Hardwood flooring has natural beauty and adds value. If you’re dreaming of luxurious hardwood flooring, our flooring experts can help! Not sure which type of hardwood to choose?
If you’re searching for hardwood flooring near you visit us at Whitmore Carpet One Floor & Home in Oakwood Village, OH.
We provide trendy and classic hardwood flooring styles for all types residential and business locations. homes and businesses around the region.
Hardwood flooring is a large investment for a home, so you’ll definitely want to make sure you consider the style and type of hardwood that’s best before you take the plunge.
Personalize your hardwood planks by combining your favorite features and options, including:
What Types of Hardwood Species Are Best
Did you know that not all types of hardwood are exactly alike?
Your new hardwood floor comes from trees- many different kinds of trees, in fact. Hardwoods can be either domestic or exotic in origin. Each tree species has its own unique features, grain patterns, strengths, and hardness levels.
We carry various hardwood species, including:
When choosing your hardwood floor, consider its rating on the Janka Hardness Scale: a helpful tool that rates each species’ hardness levels.
A harder type of tree species will fare better in busier spaces, so there aren’t any unpleasant surprises down the road.
While they appear the same, solid hardwood floors and engineered hardwood floors have some distinct differences.
Here’s a closer look at these two types of hardwood:
Did you know? Some of our most requested plank sizes include 3” - 5”, with a thickness of ¾” for both solid and engineered planks.
In general, hardwood flooring is recommended for home settings where there isn't heavy foot traffic and moisture.
Popular areas of installation for solid hardwood floors include bedrooms and living rooms. Our engineered hardwood planks are a little more versatile when it comes to where they can be installed.
Since engineered hardwood can withstand moisture, you can install these planks in places like kitchens or finished basements.
Before our flooring installers arrive, it’s important to be prepared for the big day!
Plan properly. Once you’ve chosen the perfect hardwood floor, it’s time to get ready. That means clearing your room and making sure your subfloor is clean, dry, and level.
Make sure your interior climate is situated for the best results: you’ll want to keep it stable, with no drastic humidity or temperature changes in the days leading up to your installation. After all, your planks will need time to adjust to your space for a couple days before being installed.
We’ll then meet and discuss the plan. Now is the time to decide which direction you’d like your hardwood planks to go. Typically, hardwood is installed perpendicular to the floor joints.
At Whitmore Carpet One Floor & Home, we offer only the best hardwood brands in the industry. As members of the best flooring cooperative around, we’re locally owned, locally operated, and customer focused.
For all your flooring needs, be sure to visit our showroom, located at 26305 Broadway Avenue in Oakwood Village, OH, or call us today to set up your onsite hardwood flooring project estimate.