If you're looking for hardwood near you in Tampa, FL, you’re not alone! Natural hardwood has been used in architecture for centuries and is one of the longest-lasting flooring options available. Designed to suit every interior, hardwood floors are durable, hypoallergenic, and beautiful.
Hardwood floors can add value to your home and bring enduring strength and style into your space. However, given the endless number of floor choices, shopping for the perfect flooring to suit your needs can seem overwhelming. As a flooring store in Tampa, FL, Hanover Carpet One Floor & Home offers its local customers one of the best hardwood selections in the area and flooring experts who can help you choose floors to suit your budget and lifestyle.
Just like any other flooring, hardwood comes in a variety of styles. Before deciding on a style, however, consider the area of installation and which species will work best in that area. Is it a busy hallway or a guest bedroom with low foot traffic? Each hardwood species offers varying durability and hardness levels, so be sure to ask your flooring expert which species works best for you.
Choose from different species to suit your needs:
Consider the style of your hardwood floors, as well. Are you looking for a Scandinavian approach that is minimal and clean, or are you dreaming of a light and airy coastal approach for your Tampa home? Given the right style, your hardwoods will elevate your interior to create a luxurious and beautiful space.
Some different styles include:
There are multiple types of hardwoods, including engineered and solid hardwood. Today, we’ll take a closer look at the differences between solid and engineered. While they may look similar, each type has a few differences.
As the name implies, solid hardwood is one solid piece of wood from top to bottom. Each plank may vary in thickness but, on average, you can choose from ¾” or 5/16”.
Engineered hardwood floors are made of multiple layers of composite wood, which are laminated together in cross-grain directions. Each engineered plank has a genuine hardwood veneer at the surface, so both types of wood appear identical from above.
It’s important to remember that hardwood floors, even engineered options, are generally not recommended for bathrooms, and other high-moisture areas. We offer a range of waterproof and water-resistant flooring, lie LVT, LVP, laminate, and our waterproof hardwood brand, Hydrotek™.
There are several areas you can install hardwood floors. However, since wood is naturally porous, it can swell and warp in humid climates like ours. For this reason, it is recommended to avoid installing solid hardwoods in areas like kitchens, bathrooms, and mudrooms. Keep this in mind when choosing your specific flooring and the areas of installation.
Areas to install solid & engineered hardwood:
Areas to install engineered hardwood:
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Ready to start your home improvement project? Shop flooring at Hanover Carpet One Floor & Home in Tampa, FL. As a member of Carpet One, the largest flooring cooperative in North America, we can negotiate better flooring deals with suppliers. That means we can bring you the same low hardwood prices you see in big box stores, while also shopping at a locally-owned business. We also have brands that are exclusive to Carpet One showrooms, such as Hydrotek, Rustic River®, and Hanover Hills®. We also have many other hardwood brands, including premium choices like Baroque®. Browse our hardwood flooring selection online or visit our showroom today!
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