Hardwood flooring always offers a rich look for any home. Stradwicks carries many lines of Hardwood with a range of options from traditional oak and maple to hand-carved planks, bamboo or cork.
Hardwood wears better than many other flooring options. Most hardwood can also be refinished several times to maintain its lustre. Wood flooring is available in strips, planks, and parquet squares. There are several types of hardwood flooring that you can choose from...
Unfinished flooringgives you almost unlimited color stain options. The drawback: Unfinished flooring must be sanded and finished after installation, which typically requires the expertise of a professional and puts the room out of service for several days.
Prefinished flooring features a factory-applied finish that remodelers sometimes favor because it eliminates sawdust and finish vapors, and the room can be used within 24 hours after installation. The color options for prefinished flooring are not as varied as for unfinished flooring.
Engineered flooring consists of two or more layers of wood, similar to plywood. The top layer consists of a hardwood veneer, while the lower layers are typically softwood. Because the grain in engineered flooring does not all run in the same direction, it will not shrink or expand with additional moisture.