have been around for centuries. It used to be that floors only the privileged could afford. One of the amazing things about this type of floor is that is can be refinished. Depending on whether is solid or engineered, will determine the number of times. So while any floors are an investment, purchasing a wood floor can last lifetimes.
At Surfaces NW, we serve homeowners and businesses in Salem, Dallas, Albany, Corvallis, and McMinnvilleout of our Salem, OR showroom
. We are knowledgeable and experienced in all types of flooring including wood flooring.
The choices in species are abundant. The hardest wood species are cherry, maple, and oak; others that are very popular are ash, walnut, mahogany, and bamboo –which is really a grass but very strong. These types are all considered domestic, or from the United States.
The other category is exotic species from all over the world. These tend to cost more than domestic, but if you find the perfect look and feel, it is well worth it. Exotic species include teak, mesquite, Brazilian cherry, and Tigerwood. Reclaimed wood is also another option that makes an outstanding floor.