Learn About Hardwood
Cinderella Carpet One Floor & Home is your local retailer for all your hardwood needs. Our showroom features a wide collection of flooring for you to explore. Our flooring professionals are your local experts and can help you find the perfect hardwood flooring option for your home based on your wants and needs. We can narrow down your selection based on your lifestyle and personal style.
Since hardwood adds timeless style and value to your home, we consider it an investment. With hardwood flooring, you can transform a space into a warm and inviting retreat for yourself and guests. Our collection of hardwood features a variety of trends, and our salespeople also have an eye for design and can help you create your dream space.
Where Can Hardwood Be Installed?
Where you want to install hardwood plays a role in the type of hardwood you should buy. Solid hardwood should be installed in cool, dry places around your home such as bedroom, living rooms, and formal dining rooms. Engineered hardwood can be installed on all levels of your home, including your basement. You can even install engineered planks on stairs and in hallways. Hardwood, however, is not a suitable floor for kitchens or bathrooms because of the humidity and moisture.
Solid vs Engineered Hardwood
Solid hardwood flooring features a simple construction and is made of a single piece of wood. This allows the natural character of the wood to stand out. It not only adds style to your home but also value. A bonus feature is that solid hardwood can be refinished to extend its lifetime in your home. Engineered hardwood is made of 3 to 7 layers of real wood veneers that are pressed together cross-grain. This makes the planks more stable and durable. They can also be refinished, and are a great option for those who have an active household.
We offer a variety of hardwood styles for our customers to look through. From classic to modern and traditional hardwoods, to rustic hardwood flooring options that allow the natural character of the wood to stand out, we have what you want. The different styles of hardwood are categorized by features including plank length and width, wood grains, color, shine, and even texture.
Types of Wood
Hardwood is harvested from several different species of trees. The different popular hardwood options include maple, cherry, oak, and birch, among others. Each wood option offers unique shades and character, and they also feature different strength levels and wear resistance.
Our Hardwood Flooring Selection
To learn more about hardwood, visit our showroom location in Salinas, CA and speak with one of our hardwood experts. Looking to dive right into our flooring options? View our hardwood flooring products and exclusive brands such as Rustic River™ and Voyager™.
Types of Hardwood
When it comes to choosing hardwood, you have a variety of styles to choose from. Our flooring professionals can help you decide between solid or engineered planks for your home.What Are the Types of Hardwood?
Be sure to check out our maintenance guide to learn how to keep your hardwood floors looking as good as new. Your hardwood will last a long time when properly cared for.How Do I Care for Hardwood?