Type of hardwood floors

type of hardwood flooringHardwood floor mostly having thickness 3/4 inch, with a width of 2 1/4 inch. Maybe you could find with a thinner thickness and width of the narrower, but the size mentioned above is known as a classic size for wood flooring. Common type of wood flooring products on the market and is widely used: solid hardwood flooring, engineered wood flooring and the other type is longstrip hardwood flooring.

Whatever type of flooring you choose, you need to use the best vacuum  for wood floors , when you need to clean your wood floors everyday. Due to a mistake in choosing the right vacuum cleaner can damage your wood floor.

Solid hardwood flooring
Made of a single layer of wood, and is very sensitive to moisture, so it is not recommended to be installed in the basement. Installation directly over concrete layer should also be avoided. Also make sure you choose prefinished type, which will reduce the time for installation.

Engineered hardwood flooring
Become an increasingly popular choice, because of its advantages to be installed throughout the house. Type is made up of 3 or more are combined to form a strong and stable layer.

Longstrip hardwood flooring

This type also consists of several layers, essentially the same as engineered wood floor. The top layer consists of several thin wood glued together.