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Wood Flooring Styles  |  Trends in Wood Flooring
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Styles of Wood Floors
Stained Red Oak parquet-alternating finger pattern Parquet-Parquet wood flooring is a series of wood flooring pieces that create a geometric design and/or pattern often repeat in the piece from 5/16"(glue down) up to 3/4" (nail & glue down)

Heart pine palnk select by GOODWIN Heart Pine

Plank-Plank hardwood flooring is  linear, and has more width. Common widths of plank flooring are 3" - 8", and wider products (solids) are not uncommon although the wider the more concerns for effects by moisture.

Select Strip ( 2-1/4" wide X 3/4" X random length) White  Oak...

Strip-Strip wood floors are also linear flooring that is usually 1 1/2", 2 1/4",  or 3 1/4" wide. Creating a linear effect, strip hardwood floor in a room often gives the illusion of a larger and more open space.
Trends in Wood Flooring

Advantages Of Hardwood Flooring....Handscraped Prefinished Hardwood Floors

Wide range of finishes and colors, for 2009 hardwood flooring trends include wider planks with deeper richer colors, with hand scrapped plank wood flooring becoming to latest desired item

Timeless beauty and always in style with any decor.

Easily maintained.

Promotes healthy indoor air quality, and are healthy for you as it doesn't trap allergens like carpeting

Good investment, Improves the value of your home.

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The traditional ever-popular unfinished oak "strip" hard wood flooring,  whether nail down or glue down (Engineered) Prefinished  or unfinished-OAK is still the leading species used in the United States for new construction and remodeling. (See Choosing A Wood Floor & Types of Wood Floors) Also  with OAK being the top preference for most  builders. No surprise to those in the industry, as  the Oak  Flooring Institute reported shipments up on unfinished 3/4" strip oak. See Room Setting Photo's of commonly used oak flooring grades