A high-end flooring choice among celebrated designers, real wood flooring offers a wide range of benefits and is also considered renewable when installed without the use of toxic glue.
This kitchen's use of clear white oak, which minimizes the wood's pattern variations, in conjunction with a light grey tinted stain and semi-gloss sheen, provides an elegant backdrop for the clean lines of this modern design plan.
Depending on whether a tinted or clear stain or finish is used, red or white oak flooring is a versatile and popular choice with a fairly substantial hardness rating suitable for most usual foot traffic within the modern home.
Red oak flooring used in a rustic setting emanates warmth to the entire environment.
Another example of how wide plank, common grade, red oak flooring perfectly complements this turn-of-the-century farmhouse bedroom.
Bamboo looks like a wood floor but is actually a grass. Certain species of bamboo are described as stronger than concrete and steel and resist abuse from children and pets much more successfully than most other flooring options. Add in bamboo's ranking among the greenest products on the planet and you've got an all-round winner on all fronts.