Hardwood Flooring Guide
Add to the value of your home with beautiful hardwood flooring. Hardwood is a natural flooring option that comes in a variety of styles, colors, and plank sizes to choose from! Carpet One Floor & Home in Sioux Falls, SD is your local hardwood dealer. Regardless if you choose a solid or engineered construction, there is a hardwood floor that will make your house a home.
We are here to help you find the perfect hardwood floor for your home. Although hardwood flooring requires an initial investment, it pays itself off in the long-run. Home buyers love hardwood and are willing to pay for a home with hardwood flooring. In addition to its natural beauty, hardwood also features natural durability and when taken care of it can last the life of your home.
Types of Hardwood
Hardwood is a unique flooring option, and comes in a variety of styles, species, finishes, constructions and more. The different types of wood species all range in durability, style, and even color. Wood that is naturally hard like oak and maple are the ideal options for homes that see frequent foot traffic. The biggest decision you have to make when choosing hardwood is choosing engineered vs. solid hardwood. Both types of hardwood have great features and benefits, just one may be better suited for your home than the other.
The type of hardwood you choose can impact the style and functionality of your flooring. Solid hardwood flooring features unmatched beauty. These planks are made of a simple construction, and add value to your home. Engineered hardwood is still real hardwood, it is just made up of three to seven wood veneer layers with a finished piece of premium wood on the surface. This layered construction allows for the plank to be more stable.
Where can you Install Hardwood?
Hardwood flooring may be naturally durable, but like any flooring it does have its limitations. For example, solid hardwood can only be installed in on and above ground rooms like bedrooms, living rooms, and dining rooms. Due to its simple construction it is not build to handle heavy foot traffic. Engineered hardwood flooring can be installed in kitchens, hallways and even basements due to its durable construction. So long as you care for your hardwood floors and do not continuously beat on them, they will last a long time in your home.
Be sure to avoid installing hardwood in places with a lot of heat and moisture like bathrooms and laundry rooms.
Our Hardwood Selection
As part of the Carpet One Floor & Home cooperative, we can name brand and exclusive brands in hardwood flooring. Some of our exclusives include Rustic River™, Invincible™, and Voyager™. Be sure to visit our showroom to see our entire collection of hardwood flooring.
Learn About Hardwood
Hardwood flooring is durable and long-lasting when properly taken care of. As always, be sure to check with manufacturers instruction’s when cleaning. Follow the link below to learn some tips on how to care for your hardwood floors.Learn About Hardwood Maintenance
Solid vs. Engineered Hardwood
There are two types of hardwood flooring, solid and engineered. Follow the link below to learn more about each type and find out which would best work in your home.Learn About Hardwood Types