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HARDWOOD FLOORING: CLASSIC AND DURABLE!

Hardwood flooring has been a staple of sophistication since the beginning of time. Durable, sturdy and elegant, hardwood offers elements of style that are as unique as each piece of wood. From engineered to solid wood styles, you have options that include grain patterns, colors, textures, and wood types.

Choosing the right hardwood can be all-consuming. Our experts at Mikes Carpet Connection has been helping clients from Berlin, MD to Lewes, DE make the right choice for their homes and offices. Email or call us today to schedule an appointment in our showroom.

Solid & Engineered Wood offers many varieties. The most popular in the Southern Shore are maple, pine, and oak. Natural wood can be stained to match the vision of your room.

  • Natural wood adds value to your home
  • Staining wood brings out the natural grain patterns for beauty and elegance
  • Stained wood enhances the style elements of any room

Best Uses

Any room or space

Pros

Timeless, durable & adds value

Considerations

Not suitable for high moisture areas within the home

Exotic hardwoods provide a modern look for your space. Often from tropical regions, these woods are typically a focal point of a room. South African Teak, Australian Cypress, or Brazilian Cherry are popular selections among homeowners.

  • Colors are vibrant and grain patterns are unique to the area
  • Provide and element of sophistication and elegance
  • Density & durability

Best Uses

Spaces that have limited foot traffic

Pros

Stunning and inimitable

Considerations

Typically a high price point due to the unique style

Handscraped wood floors are used to achieve a “distressed” or “rustic” look and feel. Each plank is varied in order to create a different pattern, which can virtually never be replicated.

  • Scratches and dents blend into the patterns (perfect for pet owners)
  • Available in a vast selection of colors
  • Will complement any furniture or room style

Best Uses

High foot-traffic areas

Pros

Easy maintenance due to varying textures

Considerations

Manufacturing process adds to higher pricing

Wide Planks are a beautiful option for homes as they add a visual element for any type of décor. A plank five inches wide or higher are considered a wide plank.

  • Highlight the natural elements of the wood including knots, splits, patterns
  • Can give the illusion of a larger space, due to using less planks
  • Offered in all varieties of wood for traditional size planks  

Best Uses

Bedroom, Family Room and Living spaces

Pros

Natural beauty is emphasized

Considerations

Patterns may not appeal to all buyers in times of a resale

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