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Wood species refers to the type of wood--oak, maple, ipe, tigerwood, etc. Provenance, hardness and grain are two factors that will affect your choice.
Traditionally, hardwood flooring is installed as unfinished planks that are then stained and finished with a protective surface layer on-site. More recently, many manufacturers have begun to offer prefinished hardwood flooring products that arrive with finishing treatments already applied to hardwood materials in order to protect them against stains, discolorations and water penetration. There are certain advantages to purchasing and installing prefinished hardwood flooring, as well as several drawbacks.
Hardwood floors are one of the most commonly used flooring materials, and can be found in almost any home. More than likely, you will run into hardwood floors in one of your homes. It’s best to know how to respect and care for this beautiful, rich-grained material.
Maybe just as commonly found are scratches in these floors. Some scratches can add character to your hardwood floors, while others you can’t stand to see.
While it is not as soft as carpet, the traditional bedroom flooring choice, hardwood is still a warm, welcoming feature when used as a floor surface in this room. Its natural beauty, durability, and ability to stand the test of time for both style and durability makes it a wonderful material for this serene and settled location.