Hardwood Flooring Species Spotlight – Oak

Oak is one of the most popular materials used in hardwood flooring. There are over 600 different species of oak trees. However, only some of them are ideal for hardwood flooring manufacturing.

Oak Hardwood Flooring Facts

American and European oaks are the most widely used oak trees in hardwood flooring. American oak, also referred to as domestic oak, has two primarily used types, red oak and white oak. European oak typically possesses a darker tone compared to domestic oak. The European oak used in hardwood flooring tends to grow in areas including:

  • France
  • Germany
  • The United Kingdom

Learn More: American & European Oak Flooring – What Are the Differences?

Oak tree in front of a sunset

Contact us today or stop by our showroom to learn more about the varieties of oak hardwood flooring we offer.

 
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