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Walk Through The Forest Exploring Wood Flooring Types

When customers decide to install hardwood in their house, they almost always have difficulty in choosing quality wood. To solve this little problem we suggest they take a virtual walk in the forest.

Except for the color and texture, each type of wood has its own qualities and properties. Using more in-depth information on wood species, your home can be more beautiful and comfortable as well as improve your mood and even your health!

There are varieties of wood, such as maple, that will help your children improve their focus during homework. And if you work hard and want to relax after a busy day, you should install the best soft and warm red-brown color of the cherries in your home.

What does the customer see when he comes to buy hardwood in the store? The first thing he sees is the color but is unable to understand the qualities of wood. To help him understand his desires and make the right choice, we made a list of some popular types of woods.

One of the most popular types of wood is walnut. A hardwood made from this material is softer than cherry and oak. If your house has a wooden subfloor, you can easily install this type of wood by the nail down method, because it never cracks.

If you prefer dark woods, use the cherry. This type of wood becomes even darker over time.

Oak is very popular with customers in North America. This is one of the strongest varieties of wood, and it has a clear color that easily matches any type of home. A hardwood made from it may have a few colors. This type of wood will be strong only for a few years. Over time it becomes brittle, but fortunately, it is very resistant with water and does not decay.

There are manufacturers who make bamboo hardwood floor prefinished. It can be stained or varnished easily. It is one of the most solid woods.

One of the most whimsical varieties of wood is birch. This kind of wood is a bit softer in quality than oak. A birch hardwood does not install well by the nail down method and often cracks. It also requires maintaining a constant temperature in the house. Excessive moisture will disturb it, and dry air will crack it.

Perhaps the most popular hardwood today is a maple. It has a very beautiful structure, durable, strong and resilient, and requires little maintenance.

Install a fir hardwood in your parents’ house. This wood has a large palette of colors and perhaps the softest material used for wood flooring.

Hopefully now when installing hardwood in your house, you have a concept of some varieties of wood to choose from with the help of this list of wood types.