Hardwood Flooring Guide
Hardwood has a character that really stands out from other flooring. From smooth, glossy traditional strips to wide, weathered planks the natural grains, knots and imperfections of hardwood are true to nature and lend your home a warm, authentic feel that will last year after year. Quality Carpet One Floor & Home in Crofton, MD, is your local hardwood expert, and we can help you pick out the perfect floor for your home.
Hardwood has become a more versatile flooring option in terms of style. You can still choose from warm traditional looks, but other styles have begun to emerge. The look of weather worn rustic hardwood is becoming more common in many homes, and even lighter colored hardwood such as grey and even beachy-whitewash are becoming more common in residential homes. Hardwood flooring is an investment in your home, so be sure you are choosing a hardwood look you know you’ll love for years to come. You can even choose between finished and unfinished hardwood floors.
Is Engineered or Solid Hardwood Better?
There is really no hardwood that is better than the other when it comes to solid and engineered hardwood, they simply function differently depending on where you install them. Solid hardwood is normally ¾” or 5/16” thick and can be refinished multiple times. They are best installed in rooms with low traffic like bedrooms and dining rooms. Engineered hardwood floors are made up of layers of wood veneer planks, giving it more stability, but you sacrifice the ability to refinish them multiple times. Engineered hardwood can be installed in most rooms of you home, as well as hallways and staircases.
Our Hardwood Flooring Selection
Since we are a member of the Carpet One cooperative, we have the buying power of 1,000 store combined. That means we carry the best selection of hardwood floors and brands for you to choose from. We even carry hardwood floors exclusive to Carpet One including Rustic River, Invincible, and Voyager.
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Choosing Hardwood Floors
Choosing a hardwood floor in your home all depends on the needs of the room you plan on installing it in. If the room sees a lot of traffic, or if it is a place your pets play, those factors can play a major role.Choosing Hardwood
How to Maintain Hardwood Floors
Caring for your new hardwood floor is important and plays a role in how well it will function in your home. Take a look at some cleaning and maintenance tips we have compiled.How to Care for Hardwood Floors
Best Hardwood Floors for Homes
We can help you determine what hardwood floor would be best for your next project. From style to type, our flooring experts can guide you in the right direction.Best Hardwood Floors