Here are some samples of popular woods used in hardwood floor.
In general, wood is superior to vinyl or carpet, both practically and aesthetically.
A solid wood floor adds structural strength to your home—a one-inch thick floor made of wood has as much insulation value as 15 inches of concrete.
Wood floors do not retain mildew or absorb dust which simplifies house cleaning for those with allergies.
How many times have you been house hunting where you come across a 1973 “harvest gold, high-low shag” only to find a oak floor lying in wait to be exposed in all its beauty?
These are some samples of popular wood species used in hardwood flooring.
“Virtual swatches” will give you a basic idea of the natural color and characteristics of each wood sample shown. Keep in mind your monitor may show a slightly different hue than the actual wood itself.