Nothing can enhance the beauty and elegance of a home more than hardwood floors. Oak hardwood flooring imparts a classic elegance to your home with a beautiful, natural looking appeal that cannot be duplicated with other types of flooring.
Oak is by far the most popular species of wood used in hardwood floors. This is because it is very hard, and it resists wear. With reasonable care, it will last a lifetime, or longer. There are some different types and widths of oak that you can use. Oak hardwood flooring can provide you with a red oak that is coarse-grained, and they also have white oak, that is a bit gray or has a light brown color. You can buy oak hardwood flooring in engineered wood flooring or just solid hardwood .
Oak hardwood flooring is quite versatile since it easily absorbs most stains. You can stain oak flooring in a variety of colors, to make it easily match the rest of your décor. Oak flooring is well known for its high degree of durability, and it’s very good resistance to fungal growth and insects, like termites. In addition, oak has a very appealing grain, which makes it attractive for flooring.
At Great Western Flooring you can also get pre-finished oak. This is oak flooring that has already been stained at the factory or mill. This flooring is made so that it is grooved and tongued and ready to install. If you get pre-finished antique oak, it is very durable and its surfaces have been treated with polyurethane for protection. It can even be placed upon an existing floor, much like the method in which laminate floors are installed.