Trying to decide which type of wood would suit your home?
There are many options to consider, such as price, durability, and style. It’s not easy making such a big decision. We recommend you make a list of your priorities, so you know what details are most important to you. We have compiled a list of the different types of hardwood floors and ranked them on their best feature. Check it out below:
Best for Longevity: Solid Wood
Solid wood ages gracefully, and as it shows wear over time, can become even more beautiful and make your home’s floors truly unique. It can even be refinished and stained to give it a completely new look. Solid wood floors will last you a lifetime.
Best for Stability: Engineered Hardwood
Engineered hardwood flooring is combines all the things you love about wood, with the stability of rock. It will stand up better to temperature changes and climate changes such as heat and humidity.
Best for Easy Maintenance: Bamboo
Bamboo floors can really make a room stand out, and requires minimal maintenance. Not only that, it is usually cheaper than hardwood to install, win-win!
Best for Comfort: Cork
Cork? Yes! It’s a great wood alternative. This material provides warmth and cushion underfoot, not only providing an increased level of comfort, but reducing noise levels from walking as well. Its a natural and renewable material, which means it is environmentally friendly.