Understanding Wide Plank Hardwood Flooring
For years, wide plank flooring was a popular choice in farmhouses because it was durable and easy to maintain. In more recent years, wide plank hardwood flooring has become a top choice in home remodeling projects. Wood flooring provides a rustic feel while adding warmth to a room.
Some wood species used in hardwood flooring have beautiful grains and textures that can make a room come to life. No type of flooring can showcase the characteristic of wood as well as a wide plank. The width of this type of flooring is usually around 5” but can go as wide as 8”. Discover the rich colors and grains that this flooring can bring to your home.
Flooring ConstructionAn engineered wide plank uses 100% wood construction with a multiple layer design offers the best of both worlds: durability and a beautiful finish that comes from using real wood. Due to the construction of the engineered planks, it provides you with superior strength thanks to the bonded sheets of wood – making it less likely to expansion and shrinkage. This makes it suitable for areas that are prone to moisture and high humidity, such as basements.
Wide Plank Flooring and DecorA solid hardwood plank is durable enough to last for generations. They can also be refinished to make them seem brand new. The type of wood will be the determining factor in how durable the wood is. This can help you decide in which rooms they would best be used in.
The appeal of hardwood floors is to create a rustic feel that is authentic. Undoubtedly, wood floors embody the vintage and historic design.
With the wide range of options due to the variety of wood including birch, cherry, hickory and maple, this type of flooring can fit into many different color schemes and designs of rooms.
Achieving a beach-house look or a contemporary design is easily possible with our range of wide hardwood flooring choices.