Choices in Unfinished Wood Flooring

By: agnescelina


When you are discussing up gradation of your home. Then replacement of damaged and outdated floor with new wood flooring in one of the best and elegant choice. This kind of flooring not only add value and beauty to your home but it is also much easy to clean rather than carpeting which is prone to damage and staining. Similarly carpet floor attract dust and germs, which cause different kind of allergies while wood flooring do not do this. Although there are different kinds of wood flooring, however here is detail of unfinished hardwood floor because most of the people and contractors use this kind of wood for flooring purpose. Most of the builders and contractors like to choose planks of hardwood in unfinished form. They do so because they finish it according to their need, so that it can fit together and no gaps remain between planks of the wood. Due to this, during installation there is not unevenness in the floor. All professional who install hardwood floor recommend this kind because they believe that product of unfinished wood flooring is much uniform than pre-finished.

There is also a choice for homeowner that he/she choose wood according to his/her choice and finish it, as they want. While in pre-finished wood, they have to adjust what it has like colors and shapes. Although there is need of more time and efforts for unfinished hardwood for flooring but all people who use this kind of wood flooring believe that its end result, look and durability is extra ordinary. According to range of popularity and price, there are more than 50 kinds of wood species, which you can use for wood, flooring in unfinished form. Here are some of these wood species which are available in both types of wood flooring, pre-finished and unfinished but it is better that you take an unfinished form of these wood species to get full result from these woods. First wood specie is American Cherry. Most of the people are using this kind of wood for flooring of their homes and office. It is famous, because it is much easy to finish and work.

This wood is also photosensitive which means that its color and darkness changes with the passage of time. This character has given a specific place to this wood for home flooring because it gives beautiful colors and shades as time passes. Second important wood for unfinished hardwood floors is Hard Maple. This wood is choice of people since earlier American settlers. This wood has very hard surface which is good resistant against damages and abrasions. Floors of this wood look beautiful from the time of their installation and last form many decades. Third important type of hardwood in unfinished form is Oak. It is natural and classical choice for wood flooring because this wood is available in many shades and grades and it gives a particular shine to the floor of home. Last but not the least type of hardwood in unfinished shape is Ash. Popularity of this wood is due to its specific look and shining colors, which this gives to the floors of offices and homes.

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