When homeowners choose wood flooring, they have to take many decisions. There are many different types of wood flooring, as well as different patterns, styles, finishes and designs. If you do not want to make the wrong choice, you must consider all of this into consideration.
Suitable species for wood flooring in the kitchen
You need to know the fact that wood flooring is relatively expensive, especially when compared to laminate, linoleum, marmoleum, plywood, carpeting and other options available on the market. Although the price of hardwood floors has dropped in recent years, it’s still a pretty significant investment for any homeowner. You need to decide how much you want to replace your flooring and look at your budget. Hardwoods, such as oak, maple, and cherry, are the most durable.
The durable species for wood flooring
Wood flooring endures much of a daily use and in certain areas of the house, you should make sure that you have the best of the best. For example, if you have children and pets, you might need maple wood or other durable hardwood. Fortunately, most hardwood floors can be coated with a polyurethane varnish so that the durability can be enhanced. Remember that you are not limited to maple, oak and walnut. You can also learn more about eco-friendly options, such as natural bamboo. The most exciting thing in the selection of species for wood floors is choosing a pattern or wood grain. You can enjoy the natural beauty of the grain in large wooden floorboards or a parquet floor, installed in a geometric pattern.
Modern living room in brown shades and white accents
Warm shades of wood
The wooden floor accents black and white furniture