What Are the Different Hardwood Flooring Species? Part 2

In our first installation of What Are the Different Hardwood Flooring Species?, we discussed several of the most popular tree species used in hardwood flooring manufacturing. This article will highlight some additional hardwood flooring species.

hickory tree in front of beautiful house

Hickory Hardwood Flooring

One of the more durable hardwood flooring species, hickory is an ideal choice for various areas within your home.

The Benefits of Hickory Hardwood Flooring

  • Low maintenance
  • Distinctive, rustic look
  • Affordable compared to many other exotic hardwood flooring types
  • Easy to stain

Beech Hardwood Flooring

Beech can be found both domestically and internationally. This species’ natural appearance makes it ideal for various light finishing options. At E_M Custom Flooring & Installations, we can help you decide if beech hardwood flooring is the right choice for your upcoming flooring project.

The Benefits of Beech Hardwood Flooring

  • Flexibility
  • Shock resistance
  • Durability
  • Classic aesthetic
  • Commercial applications
beech trees
teak tree forest

Teak Hardwood Flooring

As one of the strongest types of hardwood flooring, teak stands the test of time. Teak hardwood flooring has several benefits, making it an ideal option for your next flooring project.

The Advantages of Teak Hardwood Flooring

Mahogany Hardwood Flooring

Native to Central and South America, mahogany can be an ideal material for engineered hardwood flooring. While mahogany is primarily known as a high-grade furniture material, the hardwood flooring it produces can be stunning.

The Benefits of Mahogany Hardwood Flooring

  • Durability
  • Gorgeous aesthetics
  • Adverse to fading
  • Low maintenance
  • Water resistance
mahogany hardwood flooring
tigerwood hardwood flooring pattern

Tigerwood Hardwood Flooring

A stunning exotic hardwood flooring option, tigerwood shows beautiful color contrasts, accentuating the look of any room. Sometimes referred to as Congo wood, African walnut, or Zorrowood, tigerwood hardwood flooring is popular worldwide.

The Benefits of Tigerwood Hardwood Flooring

  • Durable
  • Resistant to insects
  • Relatively easy installation process
  • Dent resistant
  • Water resistant

Pine Hardwood Flooring

Pine hardwood flooring is one of the many sustainable types of flooring since pine trees are abundant throughout many parts of the world. Additionally, pine has been used for hardwood flooring dating back hundreds of years.

The Benefits of Pine Hardwood Flooring

  • Extremely long-lasting
  • Affordable
  • Stunning aesthetics
  • Looks great finished or unfinished
group of pine trees

Selecting the Perfect Hardwood Flooring Species

When it comes to selecting a hardwood flooring species, the only correct answer is the one that meets your unique taste. So stop by our showroom or contact us today so we can help you find the perfect hardwood flooring species for your upcoming installation.

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