Wood Flooring

Wood Flooring Guide

Wood flooring is any product manufactured from timber that is designed for use as flooring, either structural or aesthetic. Wood is a common choice as a flooring material and can come in various styles, colors, cuts, and species.

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Top 4 Types of Wood Flooring


Engineered Wood Flooring

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Engineered Wood Flooring

Engineered hardwood has a thin solid wood layer on top with a composite core. It can be a less expensive option than buying hardwood, but it cannot be sanded and refinished. This flooring typically is installed with a click-lock method.

See our collection engineered wood flooring brands like Bruce Hardwood Flooring, Mannington Hardwood Flooring, Armstrong Hardwood Flooring, Anderson Tuftex Hardwood Floors, Mirage Hardwood Floors, and more... Click below to see our whole selection of engineered wood flooring brands!

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Solid Hardwood Flooring

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Solid Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring is valued for its natural beauty and comes in a countless number of colors, styles and species. Hardwood flooring styles range from traditional to contemporary. It has also gained popularity for its charm and relative ease of maintenance

See our collection solid hardwood flooring brands like Bruce Hardwood Flooring, Mannington Hardwood Flooring, Armstrong Hardwood Flooring, Mirage Hardwood Floors, Mercier Wood Flooring, and more... Click below to see our whole selection of solid hardwood flooring brands!

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Specialty Wood Flooring

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Specialty Wood Flooring



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Wood Flooring Accessories

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Wood Flooring Accessories



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Featured Brands

The Best 10 Wood Flooring Brands


Shaw Hardwoods Flooring
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Shaw Hardwoods Flooring

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Shaw Hardwood Flooring offers consumers the timeless tradition of hardwood flooring with a wide variety of species, colors, and sizes. Shaw hardwood flooring brings Beauty and Strength to Any Room. See our Collection of Wood Flooring Stains and Grains. Learn More

Bruce Wood Flooring
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Bruce Wood Flooring

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A trusted brand for over a century. Superior quality through exacting precision in the milling process and rigorous inspections featuring up to 75 quality checkpoints. A luxurious selection of design styles, colors, species, and specialty finishes. Learn More

Mannington Wood Flooring
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Mannington Wood Flooring

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Designed to reflect the latest trends in American home furnishings and cabinetry, Mannington hardwood floors offer beauty, durability, and performance. And our floors are crafted with care to ensure that you get a floor you'll love for many years to come. Learn More

Armstrong Hardwood Flooring
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Armstrong Hardwood Flooring

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Natural beauty and lasting durability. The enduring appeal of hardwood flooring is in its timeless look and the value it adds to your home. Armstrong offers the most choices in styles, finishes, and installation options to fit your taste, lifestyle, and budget. But with so many choices, there’s a lot to think about beyond choosing the right color and wood species. Armstrong takes the guesswork out of the selection process by explaining the important considerations you need to know before buying. Learn More

Anderson Tuftex Hardwood Floors
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Anderson Tuftex Hardwood Floors

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Real wood floors made of Maple, Oak, Beech, Elm, and Pecan should be as familiar to you as the countless city streets that are named after these trees. Their rich natural colors and hand-crafted quality is what we have come to expect in our homes. Now, Anderson has taken wood flooring technology to a place it has never gone before—with Best-in-Class durability. Learn More

Hartco® Wood Flooring
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Hartco® Wood Flooring

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Hartco Quality Wood Flooring, among the top flooring brands in the world, has a reputation among commercial designers for design freedom. Hartco's range and flexibility also satisfies a yearning for a highly personal, custom style in the home. Hartco patterns and contrasts help define interiors, from traditional to the avant-garde. Learn More

Kährs Hardwood Flooring
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Kährs Hardwood Flooring

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Kahrs Hardwood Flooring - Do you need a thin wood floor? Are you looking for the warmth of real wood at a great value? Then Linnea may be the correct solution. Learn More

Mirage Wood Flooring
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Mirage Wood Flooring

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The Admiration Collection, trendy colors for a unique ambiance. Rich wood combined with the color of creativity. Learn More

Mullican Hardwood Flooring
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Mullican Hardwood Flooring

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Since its founding in 1985, Mullican Flooring has dedicated itself to creating the highest-quality hardwood flooring in the world. The company’s founders knew the combination of precision milling, advanced kiln-drying techniques and the most demanding inspectors available would result in products that would be unmatched by its competitors. Learn More

Somerset Hardwood Flooring
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Somerset Hardwood Flooring

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Somerset Wood Products is one of the largest manufacturers of Appalachian lumber and flooring in the midwest. Our corporate headquarters is located in Somerset, KY. We have two supporting production facilities, also located in the Somerset area, with a staff of over 300 employees. We also employ a full time forester, to oversee responsible forestry management practices that exceed Best Management Practice standards. Learn More

Wood Flooring Videos

The Top 6 Wood Flooring Videos


Why Choose Preverco?
Why choose Preverco? Well, this video will answer this question in a very powerful manner ! See for yourself the often hidden yet unique side of Preverco.

Wood Flooring Grades Explained
Wood flooring comes in different grades and those grades differ between unfinished hardwood and engineered. This video explains the various grades as well as what Cabin Grade is and why it can be an excellent value.

How to Clean Wood Floors
Make your own wood floor cleaning solution and easily wipe you way to to the cleanest wood floors you've ever seen!

How to Choose a Color of Flooring : Wood Flooring
How to Choose a Color of Flooring : Wood Flooring

Looking For A Waterproof Scratch Resistant Wood Floor? Introducing RevWood Plus
RevWood Plus provides the look of wood with the toughness of revolutionary laminate floor. RevWood Plus is built to withstand the traffic and trials of your home. Waterproof wood floor that is also scratch, dent and stain resistant, that is RevWood Plus.

Mannington Hardwood Flooring: Beautiful by Nature
Designed to reflect the latest trends in American home furnishings and cabinetry, Mannington hardwood floors offer beauty, durability, and performance. And our floors are crafted with care to ensure that you get a floor you'll love for many years to come.

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Latest Wood Flooring News

Dogwood® Densified Wood Flooring
... can’t have them because your dog’s nails will gouge the wood, we have great news for you. Hardwood floors and pets can live in perfect harmony. Kid & Pet FriendlyDogwood® densified wood flooring is our revolutionary, patent-pending process that creates “densified wood,” a pure 100% natural wood floor that is incredibly resistant to scratches, gouges and dents – and pet nails and...
Castillian Collection
...Mullican Hardwood Flooring has released Castillian engineered hardwood flooring products inspired by the old growth forests of Europe. The three new series, called Castillian Cottage, Castillian Estate and Castillian Premier, are a modern take on the classic beauty of the hardwood floors found in castles, cottages and manors across the European continent. Made with genuine European White Oak lu...
Solids Hardwood Flooring
...TRIÂNGULO® Exotic Solid wood flooring is fabricated from 3/4″ thick solid wood and has tongue and groove sides to join the boards. The truly random nature of our exotic solid hardwood flooring will ensure that no application will look alike. The Triangulo crystal clear pre-finishing process applies as many as 9 coats of Aluminum Oxide for maximum durability and enhanced beauty. L...
Cali Hardwoods
...Engineered and Solid Wood FlooringDiscover the natural look of hardwood flooring for your home with top quality and functional professional flooring. Hardwood flooring offers both durability and style. Choose from engineered or solid wood flooring, each with a variety of available colors to match any room. Cali Bamboo offers real hardwood flooring from oak to maple, hickory, and b...
How to Choose the Best Plank Floor
...es are ideal for helping trees grow, but they don't translate well to modern flooring. Floors today need to withstand heavy traffic, drops, scratches, and most importantly, spills. Engineered wood flooring was created to lower the cost of wood flooring and attempt to fix some of solid wood's shortcomings. It's constructed from inexpensive plywood or particle board and topped with a thin ve...
About Engineered Hardwood
...Engineered Hardwood flooring is real wood from top to bottom that’s normally made using multiple wood veneers or slats of wood glued together at opposing directions. The word “engineered” just refers to the way in which it’s made. There are many benefits to choosing an engineered product over a solid product. Mannington only produces engineered hardwood and here’s why:<...
Ultimate Guide to Hardwood Flooring
...w home built or simply looking to make an upgrade to your home's existing floors, hardwood is a beautiful, durable option! Before you decide on hardwood, here's what you need to know. Hardwood Flooring Options There are three types of hardwood floors available to you: Solid Hardwood Flooring:  Solid hardwood flooring is a solid piece of...
Prospect Park hardwood flooring
...Now available in stores: our Prospect Park hardwood flooring, shown in Color: Arch. Inspired by the pre-war architecture of New York City in the 1920s, it uses subtle, muted colors and multiple stain layers to achieve the feel of high-end, luxury living...
Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Wood
.../www.armstrongflooring.com/content/dam/armstrongflooring/residential/images/product-structure/hardwood_solid_illustration.jpg" style="float: right" width="150">Many homeowners aspire to own solid hardwood flooring for its authenticity, timelessness and durability. Our solid hardwood flooring is constructed with 100% hardwood and each plank is a single solid piece. At Armstrong Flooring, we...
Fifth Avenue oak hardwood flooring
...Want to be bold? This chevron stripe installation of Fifth Avenue oak hardwood flooring gives any space an eye-catching focal point. Case in point: the Newport Cottages space at the High Point Market | The World's Home for Home Furnishings, which was styled by Madcap Cottage. Fifth Avenue comes standard in herringbone planks, making it easier to replicate this chevron installation in your home! #D...
Acrylic Impregnated
...Today's hardwood flooring can be specified for just about any interior space. Acrylic impregnated wood flooring performs the best for kitchens, powder-room or other places where splashing water occurs. The only interior spaces where hardwood flooring is not recommended are steam rooms, rooms containing bath tubs or showers, and other rooms that are subjected to excessive steam or out-and-out dr...
Exotic Hardwood Flooring
...Exotic hardwood flooring is simply ordinary hardwood that originates outside the particular country you live in. Keep in mind that exotic hardwood here in the United States may not be exotic in another part of the world. Think about Zebrawood, it is not considered "exotic" in Cameroon Africa. This is because it's a hardwood that is easily obtainable in that market. So don't let the wo...
Antique Wood Flooring
...Antique wood flooring promotes conservation through the reuse of salvageable wood, primarily from old barns that have outlived their usefulness. In 18th and 19th century America various species of virgin timber covered our forests and were often used in the construction of these barns. Weathered by a century or more, some seasoned by the elements, some scarred by insects and nails, today this o...
Prefinished Solid Parquet
...lly, installers compensate for this movement by leaving an expansion gap between the floor and the wall. Base molding or quarter round is traditionally used to hide the extra space. Solid wood flooring is completely lumber. It is available in unfinished and pre-finished. Solid wood flooring is produced in:  Strip - in thicknesses of 5/16" to 3/4" in widths of 1 1/2,...
Engineered Wood Flooring
...Engineered wood flooring has been one of the more remarkable innovations to hit the market in flooring. Engineered wood flooring is not made from solid hardwood but may be your best substitute to solid hardwood floor. It consists of several layers, with only the top layer being the actual hardwood that gives it a beautiful appearance. The layers below are explicitly designed to give you...
Unfinished Solid Plank
...lly, installers compensate for this movement by leaving an expansion gap between the floor and the wall. Base molding or quarter round is traditionally used to hide the extra space. Solid wood flooring is completely lumber. It is available in unfinished and pre-finished. Solid wood flooring is produced in:  Strip - in thicknesses of 5/16" to 3/4" in widths of 1 1/2,...
Wood Flooring
...Wood flooring is any product manufactured from timber that is designed for use as flooring, either structural or aesthetic. Wood is a common choice as a flooring material and can come in various styles, colors, cuts, and species. ...
Prefinished Solid Plank
...lly, installers compensate for this movement by leaving an expansion gap between the floor and the wall. Base molding or quarter round is traditionally used to hide the extra space. Solid wood flooring is completely lumber. It is available in unfinished and pre-finished. Solid wood flooring is produced in:  Strip - in thicknesses of 5/16" to 3/4" in widths of 1 1/2,...
Unfinished Solid Parquet
...lly, installers compensate for this movement by leaving an expansion gap between the floor and the wall. Base molding or quarter round is traditionally used to hide the extra space. Solid wood flooring is completely lumber. It is available in unfinished and pre-finished. Solid wood flooring is produced in:  Strip - in thicknesses of 5/16" to 3/4" in widths of 1 1/2,...
Crests/Medallions
... be bought directly from the manufacturer or supplier and easily routed into existing wood floors will negligible cleanup and mess. For more personalized looks, such as a family crest, a professional wood flooring installer should be consulted to select the best species and colors to meet your requirements.
Custom Wood Floors
...Wood flooring can be enhanced with something as simple as a strip border around the perimeter of the room or as ornate as a coat of arms in a foyer or a great room. Custom designs can give a homeowner a "one-of-a-kind" floor and are a wonderful way to put a splash of personality and individual character in a home. Mixed Media - By combining wood with several d...
Parquet Flooring
...nd environmental concerns of consumers. Increasing fears about chemical compounds and concerns by many allergy sufferers about dust has led many consumers to switch from wall-to-wall carpeting to hardwood flooring. It also has several practical advantages, such as its ability to be cleaned easily, its durability against spills and stains and a material makeup that allows it to be resanded...
Hardwood Plank Flooring
...Solid wood floors are available in myriad species, stains and finishes. Regardless of width or length, one piece of wood from top to bottom is considered solid wood flooring. These products can be sanded and finished more often than engineered woods, which, because they are much thinner, can be sanded down only two or three times. Because solid wood flooring--which in most cases is nai...
Prefinished Engineered Plank
...There are many types of prefinished hardwood flooring products on the market today, which makes it very important for interior designers, decorators and homeowners to determine their particular performance, style and installation requirements.  Selecting the type of prefinished wood for the floor is usually a matter of personal preference. The inherent color and grain of the tree is going ...
Random Width Plank
...omeowners to reproduce the rustic look of an earlier time. Up until the latter part of the 19th century all wood plank floors were random widths. Random width flooring dates back to the days when hardwood flooring was made on the jobsite. The tongue and groove was planed by hand on a board with no preference to the width - just whatever it would make. In the late 19th century and through the 20th ...
Solid Plank Flooring
...l purposes, being installed perpendicular to the wooden support beams of a building known as joists or bearers. With the increased use of concrete as a subfloor in some parts of the world, engineered wood flooring has gained some popularity. However, solid wood floors are still common and popular. Solid wood floors have a thicker wear surface and can be sanded and finished more times than an engin...
Solid Hardwood Flooring
...l purposes, being installed perpendicular to the wooden support beams of a building known as joists or bearers. With the increased use of concrete as a subfloor in some parts of the world, engineered wood flooring has gained some popularity. However, solid wood floors are still common and popular. Solid wood floors have a thicker wear surface and can be sanded and finished more times than an engin...
Distressed Wood Flooring
...Distressed wood flooring is developed from handcrafted staining and distressed techniques in order to create a naturally aged, rustic floor. The character of distressed hardwood will give your home a timeless warmth and appeal...