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Why you Should Choose White Oak Hardwood Flooring

Why You Should Choose White Oak Hardwood Flooring

There are so many options from which to choose when it comes to household flooring. There are different materials, different styles, and different patterns, so you should be able to find the perfect fit for your home. White oak is one of those options, and it is an excellent choice that will work in any home. Here are some reasons why White Oak flooring might be the right choice for you.

It is Durable

Whether you have got a busy house, with children and pets giving your floor a rough ride, or a quieter home, there is no doubt that you want your floor to last a long time. Domestic White Oak scored a 1360 rating for its durability on the Janka scale and some European White Oak scored even higher. However, hardness is not the only thing that matters when it comes to durability. Due to its raised grain pattern Oaks hide scratches better than some harder woods. When you install white oak, you can rest assured that your floor will last for years to come, no matter what you throw at it.


One of the great things about white oak is that its natural beauty is such that you do not need to stain it to appreciate the texture. Unstained flooring can give a natural and rustic feel to a space, so it might be a good option if it fits the theme of your home or that particular room. Of course, if you choose to stain your floor, you can customize the shade to make sure that it fits perfectly with the rest of the room. White Oak is an excellent floor for various treatments including stains, carbonizing, fuming, white wash, grey wash, etc. The options are limitless.

Environmentally Friendly

North American White Oak Timber upholds one of the highest standards of sustainability, education, and advocacy. What does that mean? It means the wood you use today will not diminish the resources for the future. The way they achieve this is though regulation, making American hardwood-producing region among the lowest risk for illegal deforestation while upholding the standards of the Forest Stewardship Council.

If you are interested in purchasing white oak flooring for your home, or you would simply like to learn more, you can also contact us online or by phone at (860) 643-9191.

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