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Hardwood Guide

 

Carpet One Floor & Home in Yorkton, SK is happy to offer our customers a quality selection of hardwood flooring. When you install hardwood in your home, you are not only investing in flooring but also a functioning part of your home. Hardwood adds not only character but value to your space. We have the quality flooring you are looking for, and our flooring experts are here to help you find the right floor for your home.

Hardwood flooring comes in a variety of styles, colours, sizes and more. That means when it comes to choosing a new floor, the limits are almost endless, and you can pick a floor you love. Regardless if you are installing hardwood in a new home, or replacing old flooring, we can help you find what you’re looking for in a floor.

Expert Advice - Hardwood Styles

Join our very own Jim Aaron, VP of Merchandising for Carpet One Floor & Home, for some information on the all the different looks and style available in hardwood floors.

Solid and Engineered Hardwood

Hardwood flooring is available in solid and engineered constructions. Solid hardwood is the more traditional option because it features a simple construction. Engineered hardwood however, features a modern layered construction, so the planks are more dimensionally stable than solid planks. Solid hardwood should be installed on and above grade such as bedrooms and living rooms. Engineered hardwood can be installed on every level of your home, but still needs to be out of areas with high moisture.

Hardwood flooring is available in solid and engineered constructions. Solid hardwood is the more traditional option because it features a simple construction, and on average is about ¾” thick. Solid hardwood flooring features unmatched characteristics no other flooring can replicate and adds value to any room you install it in. Engineered hardwood features a modern layered construction which is made up of 3 to 7 layers of real wood veneers that are pressed together cross-grain and topped off with a premium piece of hardwood on the surface. This construction makes the planks more stable and able to withstand foot traffic and occasional moisture. Engineered hardwood can be refinished just like solid hardwood to extend its life cycle.

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Where Should Hardwood Be Installed?

Hardwood is best-suited for bedrooms, living rooms, and other areas without significant foot traffic and moisture. When properly maintained, hardwood can last for years in your home. Cleaning your hardwood floor is simple, but it does require regular maintenance. Both solid and engineered hardwood can be refinished depending on the thickness of the top layer.

Hardwood is a naturally durable flooring solution for your home and has been time-tested. Different hardwood types can be installed in different places around your home. For example, solid hardwood can be installed in bedrooms, living rooms, and other areas without significant foot traffic and moisture. Engineered hardwood on the other hand, can be installed in places that see a lot of traffic and accidents like kitchens, basements, hallways and entry ways. When properly maintained, hardwood can last for years in your home. Cleaning your hardwood floor is simple, but it does require regular maintenance. Both solid and engineered hardwood can be refinished depending on the thickness of the top layer. Check out our hardwood flooring installation guide to learn more.

Hardwood Styles

Did you know that there are a variety of hardwood styles from which you can choose? There are modern and traditional hardwood flooring options, as well as rustic hardwood flooring options that emphasize wood's natural character. The different styles of hardwood are characterized by features such as plank length and width, wood grains, colour, shine, and even texture.

Currently the most popular hardwood trend continues to be rustic, weather-worn wood. Manufacturers are taking advantage of technology that allows them to take fresh lumber and transform it into rustic, time-worn planks. Rustic hardwood flooring is a popular choice among homeowners and is the perfect addition to a home with décor that follows both modern trends and also homes that lean more towards country style home décor.

Our flooring experts and designers will help you choose the hardwood style that best fits into your overall home decor.

Types of Wood

The types of hardwood flooring are not limited to style of construction, but they also differ by wood species. The different hardwood options include maple, cherry, oak, and birch, among others. Each wood option offers unique shades and character, and they also feature different strength levels and wear resistance.

For unique looks, be sure to consider wood flooring types like bamboo and cork. Bamboo has a light hue and sophisticated patterns of dark markings, while cork has a natural, rustic look.

Our Hardwood Selection and Services

We have a few different hardwood options on display in our showroom, so we’ll certainly have a style to fit your design needs. We offer Carpet One exclusive brands such as Invincible, Rustic River, Nature’s Walk, and Hanover Hills.

  1. Rustic River hardwood
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    Rustic River emphasizes wood's natural character.

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  2. Invincible Hardwood
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    Invincible Hardwood offers premium durability.

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  3. Voyager wood flooring
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    Voyager offers bamboo and cork flooring.

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Choose Hardwood

You may find yourself asking, why should I but hardwood? Hardwood features several benefits when installed in your home, and it is a long term investment.

Why Should I Choose Hardwood?
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Hardwood Maintenance

Hardwood flooring can last a long time if properly maintained. Visit our Flooring Guide to learn about hardwood maintenance.

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Hardwood Installation

Learn about the hardwood installation process from our professional installers. 

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