Four Steps to Selecting a New Wood Floor: (Solid Wood Flooring)
Step 1: Wood Type: Solid | Prefinished Laminate | Laminated | Acrylic |
Step 2: Wood Floor Styles |
Step 3: Stain Selection |
Step 4: Finishes | Jobsite Finish | Factory Pre-Finish
Solid Wood FlooringIf the wood flooring, regardless of width or length, is that of one piece of wood from top to bottom it is considered solid wood flooring. Below is a solid wood floor:
Solid flooring gives you a great opportunity for customization. Your choice of species, stains and finishes all contribute to the personalization of a solid wood floor. Adding borders, medallions, corner treatments, etc. can further customize a solid wood floor.
In most cases, solid flooring is nailed down to 3/4" exterior grade plywood, and is excellent in most areas of a home on the ground level or above. Living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, and great rooms are excellent locations for solid wood flooring.