Learn About Hardwood Basics

Why Choose Hardwood Flooring

There are many reasons to choose a hardwood floor over other forms of flooring. Wood flooring lends a simple elegance to any home, and adds directly to the value of the property. Wood flooring also has exceptional durability compared to other types of flooring materials such as carpeting and it is usually a once in a lifetime investment when properly taken cared for. In a recent survey by the National Wood Flooring Association, nine times as many real-estate agents say that homes with wood flooring sell for a higher price. Wood is a replenishable resource that brings natural beauty into a home.

Wood Strips and Wood Planks

Wood strips are narrow wood strips of less than 2 1/4 inches or less. They can vary in thickness with the thicker strips more suitable for high traffic area like gyms. Wood strips offer very  tailored look. Wood planks are wider than strips and may range from 3 to 8 inches in width. The broad plank gives the flooring a grand look.

Exotic Hardwood Flooring

Exotic wood flooring is growing rapidly in popularity because of the beauty of these wood species.  FERMA  specially selects exotic hardwood species that represent regions from the four corners of the earth to bring a world of wood within your reach. In fashionable homes exotic hardwood flooring makes a statement of style and taste and can be matched to complement virtually any d?cor from contemporary to traditional to the ultra-luxurious. Exotic hardwood flooring is inherently not as uniform in appearance as domestic hardwoods; rather it reflects the variations found in nature in stunning detail whether in the palest or deepest shades of color. Since there are significant variations in hardness it is important to match exotic hardwoods to a family’s lifestyle and refer to the Janka hardness ratings and knowledgeable retailers for guidance.

Hand Scraped Wood Flooring

Exotic wood flooring is growing rapidly in popularity because of the beauty of these wood species. FERMA  specially selects exotic hardwood species that represent regions from the four corners of the earth to bring a world of wood within your reach. In fashionable homes  exotic hardwood flooring makes a statement of style and taste and can be matched to complement virtually any d?cor from contemporary to traditional to the ultra-luxurious. Exotic hardwood flooring is inherently not as uniform in appearance as domestic hardwoods; rather it reflects the variations found in nature in stunning detail whether in the palest or deepest shades of color. Since there are significant variations in hardness it is important to match exotic hardwoods to a family’s lifestyle and refer to the Janka hardness ratings and knowledgeable retailers for guidance.

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Learn about Hardwood Basic
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Learn about Hardwood Basic
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There are many reasons to choose a hardwood floor over other forms of flooring. This article helps you find out your most suitable flooring.
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