Floored by Hardwood

Congratulations, you have decided to have new hardwood flooring installed in your Jupiter, FL, home. It is certainly a welcomed addition to any space that has a touch of warmth provided by a material with beauty that only Mother Nature could produce. The subtle undulating patterns of wood grain flowing from one end of a plank to the other; no two patterns quite the same; lends a natural flow to a room and creates a feeling of the peaceful outdoors on a clear spring day.
Hardwood flooring in Jupiter, FL. comes in one of two types: Solid hardwood or engineered hardwood. Both have their own advantages while maintaining the beauty that is expected from wood flooring. Hardwood flooring is made from a plank cut from a single piece of wood. The plank is usually ? to ? of an inch in thickness, and is usually stained and polished then treated with an aluminum oxide coating to help resist water. Hardwood flooring is still not waterproof and is susceptible to expand and contract due to humidity and temperature changes, so the installer should take that into consideration when placing the flooring in the home.

Engineered hardwood for your Jupiter, FL home is made just a bit differently. It is comprised of thin layers of wood laid in a crisscross pattern, and then pressed together under pressure using a polymer resin, similar to plywood. A wear layer made of a plank cut approximately 1/8 inch thick is then placed over the plywood core and is stained, polished and treated to provide water resistance. Because of the resin used in the construction, engineered hardwood isn?t as susceptible to moisture and temperature changes as its solid wood cousin.
At Quantum Floors we have a wide selection of solid hardwood and engineered hardwood flooring for you to choose from. We also have the knowledgeable staff you need to help you select the flooring that will be right for your project and your budget. So come see us at our Boynton Beach or Palm Beach Gardens locations and let us floor you with our hardwood.