Wood Flooring

Wood Flooring with Traditional Elegance

The natural beauty of wood floors makes them a traditionally sophisticated way to begin any room. This luxury flooring material comes in a wide array of varieties and finishes, making it easy to find a product that suits the style of your home while keeping within your decorating budget.

Types of Wood Flooring
Determining the correct type of wood flooring in your home is easier when you consider the needs of the space and the overall design of the room. Grey wood floors bring a casual, coastal look with a contemporary vibe while maple and walnut flooring provides a more traditional look.

Solid Hardwood Flooring
When it comes to quality, you can't beat the look of solid hardwood flooring. These boards are milled from solid wood. They can be installed traditionally or arranged in a contemporary pattern, such as a chevron or herringbone. Solid hardwood flooring can be sanded down and refinished as it wares, making it a lasting addition. It should not be used in extremely wet areas, such as bathrooms, because it may warp with the moisture.

Engineered Hardwood Flooring
When you like the look of hardwood at a lower price point, engineered hardwood floors make a fashionable alternative. Engineered wood is typically a click flooring option, making it easy to install.

Bamboo Flooring
Bamboo flooring provides offers the ideal balance between durability and affordability. Bamboo is a sustainable material, making it an eco-friendly choice. The strength of the material makes it a popular choice for families with children and pets.

Cork Flooring
Enjoy the rich tones of hardwood with a varied texture by selecting cork flooring for your room. Like bamboo, cork is a renewable resource because it is harvested from the outer bark of cork oak trees and does not require for the tree to be chopped down.

Selecting a Wood Finish
The tone of the wood can be every bit as important as the material. The finish establishes the overall look and feel the finished flooring gives to a space.

Dark Wood Floors
Dark hardwood floors add a dramatic look to a space. The rich colour is more contemporary in feeling and helps to make an expansive space feel cozier. Light furniture and wall colours stand out against the dark hue of the wood floors.

Medium Wood Floors
Wood floors with a medium finish bring a classic warmth to the design of a living area or bedroom. Maple, acacia wood, and chestnut are just a few of the medium finished that will bring a timeless look to the room.

Light Wood Floors
Make your room feel larger and brighter by adding light wood floors that bounce light around the space. Natural oak, hickory, and acacia are all common light woods. Light floors with a white or blue tint bring a coastal look to a home.

The Home Depot carries a wide selection of wood flooring to choose from. Take advantage of professional installation services or stock up on the flooring tools and accessories needed to get the job done right.