The rich look of hardwood floors adds warmth and charm to any room in the home. For centuries people have used wood floors in homes.
Through advancements in finish technologies and superior construction techniques manufacturers of hardwood floors are able to produce tougher finishes and more stable products. This means quality engineered hardwood floors can go in any almost room in the home and over a wide variety of sub floors, including dry, fully-cured concrete slabs.
Today‘s hardwood flooring comes in a wide variety of wood species. Besides the popular and well known North American hardwoods (like oak, maple and ash) many companies now offer a variety of exotic hardwood species from all over the World. Exotic hardwoods offer unique and unusual visual character and give homeowners the chance to better express their personal decorating tastes with a more unique wood appearance.
Homeowners looking to use hardwood floors in their homes have the option of purchasing three different types of wood flooring. Although the end results may look the same there are distinct advantages for using each type under different applications