Choose Floor Coverings International for all your solid hardwood flooring needs in the greater Medford and Klamath Falls, Oregon areas. Hardwood floors are extremely desirable in Medford, Oregon homes because of their beauty and durability. Solid hardwood planks are just one type of hardwood among options like engineered or handscraped hardwoods.
What makes solid hardwood different from engineered hardwood floors is that solid wood floors are crafted from a single piece of timber. Engineered hardwoods are made using multiple layers of different woods. Because it is one unified piece of wood, solid hardwood is classically beautiful and durable.
Advantages & Disadvantages
One main advantage of solid hardwood flooring is that it can be cleaned very easily. Solid hardwood can also be sanded and refinished multiple times which means that it can be used in your home for years to come even if scuffs and scrapes appear.
Choosing hardwood floors gives you a number of different options in the style department. Solid hardwood flooring comes in common species such as oak and maple, and also in more exotic forms such as African and South American species, such as Brazilian cherry. With even more customizable options from the finish and stain, you can be sure to find a solid wood option that meets your needs.
However, solid hardwood is susceptible to heat and moisture damage. It is liable to contract or expand depending on the temperature and humidity conditions of your home or office. Most installers compensate for this issue by leaving a small bit of space between the flooring and the wall during installation. If you are planning on installing hardwood in your basement or someplace that is very humid, you may want to consider engineered hardwood flooring instead. Be sure to choose a trusted installer or company such as Floor Coverings International of Medford and Klamath Falls to install your solid wood floors to minimize the chance of damage from buckling or warping due to improper installation.
We partner with leading manufacturers, including Shaw and Armstrong, to offer our customers a wide array of quality hardwood products at a competitive price. From domestic oaks, to exotic cherry hardwood floors, you’ll find an option that fits your needs at Floor Coverings International.
Our team of flooring specialists have extensive experience in selling, designing, and installing hardwood floors for both residential and commercial spaces. We work with you from the very first design consultation to determine the best hardwood floors for your project all the way through installation and clean up. Our team of design associates and professional installers will ensure that your project is completed on time, on budget, and to your satisfaction. Call us to schedule your free, no-obligation, in-home estimate! We proudly serve Medford and Klamath Falls, Oregon.
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