The leaders in hardwood flooring in Cary
Choosing the best hardwood flooring in Cary, or in any other town in the Raleigh area, you’ve come to the right place. With so many reasons to choose solid or engineered hardwood floors, it’s no wonder wood flooring has remained popular for so long. Wood floors add character to any room or home. If you have not shopped for floors in some time you might be surprised when you see the endless variety of wood species, colors, widths, lengths, textures, and patterns.
Shall We Compare Engineered and Solid Hardwood Floors?
|Details||Engineered Wood Floors||Solid Wood Floors|
|Expected Life||20 – 40 years||30 – 100 years|
|Sanding / Refinishing||Once, possibly twice||2-4 times over life of the floor|
|Stability||Good resistance to warping||May warp in humid or damp conditions|
|Board Thickness||3/8″ – 9/16″||Typically 3/4″|
|Board Width||2¼” – 7″||2¼” – 4″|
|Board Length||12″ – 60″||12″ – 84″|
|Install Methodology||Floating, nail-down, or glue-down||Tongue & groove, nail-down|
What are the three main types of wood flooring?
- Solid wood flooring is a solid piece of wood from top to bottom.
- Engineered wood flooring is real wood from top to bottom. Normally made using multiple wood veneers or slats of wood glued together at opposing directions.
- Composite engineered wood flooring contains real wood on the wearable surface only. The backing and core material may be made up of any type of composite material.
For more information about hardwood flooring, visit National Wood Floors Association.
We have simplified the process for selecting the right wood floors for your home. We offer free quotes, measurements, and design consultations. We’ll bring all the flooring samples to you to make it easy to pick the right option for your home.
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Repair and Refinishing Hardwood Floors
Some homeowners are interested in installing new hardwood flooring in a home with existing wood floors. We can sand and refinish your floors and install new floors for a perfect match. Learn more about our repair and hardwood refinishing services.