Hardwood floors bring timeless looks and natural elegance to every room it graces. While it’s definitely an investment, your hardwood floor will last for a lifetime if cared for properly.
Need new hardwood flooring in Southwestern Ontario? Elgin Carpet One Floor & Home is the region’s finest flooring store, with plenty of solid and engineered hardwood floors to choose from.
Your new hardwood floor pays for itself over time.
Hardwood floors are built to last and when your taste or style changes, you can change the face of your floor as well. In fact, some types of hardwood floors can be refinished many times.
A great option for people who have allergies, having hardwood flooring means the dust and dirt in your home has nowhere to hide. It’s a lot easier to clean for this very reason.
Hardwood floors come from trees- many, many different species of trees!
Having trouble making sense of all your options? Ask yourself how active your family is and keep that in mind as you choose your flooring, room by room. With our region tucked deep within the Great Lakes, summers can be pretty humid, and our winters, quite dry. Plan accordingly.
Some of Ontario’s most popular species of hardwood include:
Each hardwood species has its own specific hardness level and grain patterns. Use tools like the Janka Hardness Scale to determine which woods will perform better in your home’s busiest spots.
After picking out your favorite hardwood species it’s time to select your signature style.
Do you love vintage, weathered looks? Or, is your style more modern and sleek? Either way, we promise you’ll have plenty of ways to personalize your planks.
Pick and choose your favorite flooring features to express your true style:
Today’s hardwood floors have two distinct constructions including solid and engineered.
Solid hardwood floors and engineered hardwood floors appear exactly alike, but there are some important differences to know about. Your home’s activity levels, your budget, and the indoor climate will mostly decide which hardwood type is right for you.
Hardwood floors aren’t usually a great fit for kitchens and bathrooms.
Waterproof engineered hardwood flooring is the sole exception to that. Generally, however, hardwood floors are a great fit for:
Professional flooring installation is almost always the best choice.
Why, you ask? Hardwood installation can be a challenging job with little room for errors- not to mention that most hardwood product warranties require floors to be installed professionally.
Have you already scheduled your hardwood installation? Here are some things you can do before our crews arrive:
Once your hardwood floors are perfectly in place, it’s up to YOU to protect them.
Some helpful tips for happy hardwood:
Elgin Carpet One Floor & Home has you and yours fully covered when it’s time for the best hardwood flooring. We’re proud to be part of Carpet One Floor & Home, the continent’s finest cooperative of local flooring stores. Our membership means great prices, a huge variety of products, and professional services you can count on.
You’ll LOVE our selection of native Canadian hardwood species, in all the best hardwood flooring brands, including:
To learn more about our local showroom and our hardwood offerings, please call us today to schedule your project estimate.
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