When you think of a hardwood floor, you may get many different pictures in your mind. This is because there are a wide variety of different hardwood flooring materials that exist. Hardwood floors can be elegant and formal or can be rustic and old fashioned. The type of flooring material, the stain and the style will make a big difference in how the flooring looks and in the impression the flooring helps to make in your home.
Hardwood flooring can be a relatively durable flooring material, depending upon the finish and the species of wood that you select. You can also choose from solid hardwood or from engineered hardwood so you have more versatility in terms of the materials that are used in your home. You also benefit from having a floor that comes in a wide variety of different price points so you have flexibility in terms of how much you want to spend to upgrade your floor.