Solid-wood flooring has enjoyed a reputation for durability and beauty for centuries. Many older homes sport original flooring that’s still in excellent condition after enduring generations of activity. With traffic and time, a wood floor develops a character and charm that’s hard to beat, making it a perennially popular choice. Author Anatole Burkin sheds light on what to look for in solid-wood flooring. He delivers the basic terms that will help identify the specific qualities and characteristics that solid-wood flooring has to offer. Additional information on wood movement, finishes, trends, and hardness round out this overview of what can be found in solid-wood flooring.
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