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Hardwood Flooring Guide

Hardwood flooring has the ability to stay on trend with home décor and fashion while still maintaining its individual beauty. Its natural unchanging appeal can match any décor in any home. A beautiful new floor will make all the difference in your home regarding if you choose something to stand out or blend in. Harry’s Carpet One Floor & Home in Quincy, MA, has the experts on site to help you choose the perfect hardwood floor for your home.

There are many benefits to installing hardwood in your home. First, it adds value to your home by giving it a more sophisticated appeal. Hardwood floors even offer noise reduction in comparison to stone or tile flooring, and are much warmer when you walk on them.

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.

What is The Difference Between Solid and Engineered Hardwood?

Nothing beats a real hardwood floor. Although there are alternative wood look floors, they can never capture the true look and feel of a real hardwood floor. Products such as laminate try to copy the structure of engineered hardwood floors. An engineered floor is made up of multiple layers that give it more stability than a solid hardwood floor. They are also more tolerant to moisture, and will not warp or crack. The major difference between solid and engineered hardwood is that you can refinish a solid floor multiple times but engineered floors only once or twice.

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What Are the Types of Hardwood?

Hardwood flooring is available in a wide variety of options and different styles. Choose from different species, finishes, and trends that best resemble your personal style and works with your lifestyle. Oak, Maple, and Hickory are among the most popular species in hardwood flooring for their durability and naturally beautiful coloring. You even have the ability to choose from finished and unfinished hardwood floors, which means you can either have the installer apply a finish in your home or purchase the floor pre-finished. Another important choice is if you want solid or engineered hardwood. Learn more about the different types of hardwood we offer.

Where Can Hardwood Be Installed?

As beautiful and durable as hardwood is, it can be limited in where it can be installed around your home. The best places for hardwood include on and above levels rooms such as living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, and home offices. Other places you could install a more durable hardwood floor include staircases and hallways. Types of hardwood like engineered can be installed even in finished basements.

Our Hardwood Flooring Selection

We carry both name brands and Carpet One exclusive brands in our showroom at Harry’s Carpet One. Shop from one of the best selections of hardwood our showroom has to offer. Our Carpet One exclusive brands include Rustic River, Invincible Hardwood, and Voyager.

  1. Invincible Hardwood
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    Invincible Hardwood offers premium durability.

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

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

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What are the Different Types of Hardwood?

We carry a variety of hardwood types in our showroom for you to select from. We have options ranging from oak to cork or bamboo.

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Allergy Friendly Flooring Options

Do you suffer from allergies? Learn why hardwood floors are a top pick for allergy sufferers.

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Top Hardwood Flooring Brands

Learn about our available hardwood brands and why they are a favorite for many homeowners.

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