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Hardwood Classics: 4 Classy Flooring Options

Hardwood floors can make your home look extravagant for years to come, especially if you choose the right type of wood. With these four hardwood classics, your home will look sleek and stylish for many years regardless of your decor style.

Ebonized Hardwood

Ebonized hardwood adds a luxurious look to almost any room. The dark, opaque boards add elegant contrast to neutral color schemes make walls, appliances, and pieces of accent furniture really stand out. Dark hardwoods like oak, cherry, or walnut look amazing when they have been ebonized. Since the end product has a neutral finish, the wood complements many different color schemes, so you can change your decor frequently without making any updates to your flooring.

Wide Planks

Wide planks are a great option because they look classy, elegant, and modern. Wide plank hardwood flooring has fewer seams making them more very durable because they have less movement over time and they generally collect less dirt and other debris than flooring with narrower planks. Wide planks come in a wide variety of wood types and finishes, so you can choose one that matches your decor or choose a very neutral option so you can update your color scheme in the future without having to make any changes to your hardwood.

Reclaimed Wood

Using reclaimed wood as flooring in your home is a stylish way to repurpose wood from old buildings and other structures. Most reclaimed wood comes from historical buildings, although some may come from barns or other older structures. Reclaimed boards are great because they look unique and each piece of wood has its own unique characteristics and history. A professional flooring installer such as Certified Flooring Installation, Inc. can help you to make all the necessary preparations to ensure reclaimed wood flooring is installed properly so it looks great for years.

Brazilian Cherry

Brazilian cherry hardwood is anything but boring. This hardwood features warm tones with a wide array of colors in its grain. The variety in the wood's grain gives floors a natural but complex style. Brazilian cherry hardwood is also incredibly durable, and it has a style that is exotic but still understated and classy.

The hardwood options above will stand the test of time when it comes to sophisticated style. Try incorporating these options into your home to add some elegance with a durable flooring solution.

 

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