Everyone loves hardwood floors
and if you’re like most, it’s one of the most exciting floor shopping opportunities of all. Not only are there many options to choose from, but there is also the knowledge that you’ll have a classic and timeless floor covering with a lifespan that is nearly unrivaled. These floors are durable, standing up to heavy traffic and lots of situations that other floorings might not be able to stand up to. While it doesn’t work for every single space in your home, it can be installed in most of them.
Precision Floors & Decor serves the areas of Plymouth, Sheboygan County, Manitowoc, and Kiel all from our showrooms in Plymouth & Manitowoc, WI. With more than 20 years of experience behind us, we offer an extensive selection of floor coverings, professional services like installation, and we’re proud to offer only the best customer service. We’ll be happy to meet with you, help you find the floor covering that best suits your needs, and then get it installed to perfection. Be sure to stop by at your convenience today to find out how we can be of assistance to you.
Once you decide on hardwood flooring for your home, you’ve only just embarked on your quest for options. Once you decide on the perfect species and stain color, then you’ll get to choose your style of finish. Species is determined by the level of foot traffic in the areas where the flooring will be installed. The more traffic, the harder the species has to be in order to live up to their full lifespan potential. Stain color offers excellent options to match your decor, while your chosen finish can work to withstand lots of everyday wear and tear.
When choosing hardwood flooring, it’s important to remember that it can never be installed below grade. For these spaces, engineered wood flooring or luxury vinyl planks or tiles make a good alternative. Solid wood can react to the temperature changes, moisture, humidity, and dampness in ways that can destroy it quickly, but the alternate materials do not react the same way.
It’s also important to remember that hardwood flooring must be acclimated before the installation period. This allows the wood to reach the same level of humidity as the surrounding environment, which is necessary to keep it from splitting, warping, or cracking. This process can take from 24 to 72 hours.