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Which type of flooring is the best choice for you?



A long-term investment

Wood flooring tends to last for more than a hundred years if they are maintained well. They might seem like a big investment initially, but you don’t need to replace them every 10 or 20 years like the other types of flooring. It also provides a good return on investment, as the value of wood flooring continues to increase with time.

Budget is always an important factor while choosing the type of flooring you want. But these days, wood floorings have both expensive and inexpensive options. It is an expense that is of good worth in the end, as wooden flooring can outlive you and increase the market value of your residence.

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When you’re opting for wood flooring you will be presented with a wide array of choices. You can select one depending on your budget and availability. Not even a single plank has the same shade or color, which makes it more authentic while enhancing its aesthetic appeal. If you want then you can also stain them when you get bored of the same color. You could also mix and match the woods that will give the flooring an interesting look.

Some of the different types of solid wood flooring that are available include:

  • Brazilian cherry
  •  American Cherry
  •  Walnut
  •  Tigerwood
  •  Australian Cypress
  •  Brazilian Walnut
  •  Teak
  •  Brazilian Chestnut
  •  Hickory
  • Oak (Red and White)
  • Santos Mahogany
  •  Maple

Quality that is ageless

Your carpet and vinyl flooring need to be replaced after a certain duration, but wood flooring can look brand new with a simple maintenance coat or a resand. This helps to refresh the flooring to its original state while maintaining its luster and finish. Wood flooring is less prone to damage and looks more graceful with age.

They don’t tend to look worn out or dull, and the timeless style of wooden flooring ensures that it’s always in fashion. This trend has been used at homes for ages, so you can rest assured that you will be saving an ample amount of time and money in the future.

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Easy maintenance and hygiene

If you clean the wooden flooring, by vacuuming, mopping and keep it dry then it’s good to go. They don’t tend to attract too much debris, dust or dirt because of the non-electromagnetic nature of wooden flooring.

The general maintenance of wooden flooring is pretty simple while they are pretty resistant to liquid spills. Usually household with pets tend to have a musty and an unpleasant smell due to spills on the carpeted area, but with wooden flooring, this can be the least of your worries.

Healthy air quality at home

Wooden flooring does not nurture any type of parasites like fleas, dust mites or spores. They prevent from attracting any type of allergens, animal dander or molds, which causes allergies. Therefore the indoor environment is kept safer than what is usually prevalent with other types of flooring.

When there are children at home, they are more susceptible to allergies, and doctors tend to recommend wooden flooring to allergy sufferers. It is a healthy choice due to its hypo-allergic nature and does not trap unpleasant odors. With wooden flooring you can also install an underfloor heating system, that acts as an efficient and effective way to keep the house warm

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Better for babies

One of the popular choices for kids rooms is usually wooden flooring. It is harmless and non-toxic, which is best for babies who have just learned to crawl. There is an improvement in their motor skills when they are exposed to wooden flooring.

As wooden floorings are simple to clean and maintain, this makes it a better option than the others. If there are scratches on the floor then you can simply sand them. Parents usually tend to appreciate wooden flooring, as the tendency of small things being hidden under the carpet is negligible.

What is Engineered Wood Flooring?

Unlike solid wood, engineered wood floors have a top or “wear” layer made of solid wood, which covers a multilayer plywood core. The thickness of the top layer and the core will vary depending on the design and the manufacturer. In total thickness, engineered wood planks vary from as low-profile as one-quarter inch (6.35 mm) to as thick as three-quarters inch (19 mm, or the traditional thickness of solid-wood flooring). The thickness of the wear layer typically reflects the caliber of the product. The industry norm is 2 to 6 millimeters, with a thicker wear layer generally indicating a more premium product.

Engineered wood flooring is available in a wide range of wood species, including oak, maple, hickory, birch, cherry and walnut, as well as exotic woods like African mahogany and tigerwood. It comes in a variety of widths ranging from slim to wide planks and is offered in specialty looks such as multitone, shown in this photo, or hand-scraped, shown in the previous photo. 

All wood products — both solid wood and engineered wood — are prone to damage from flooding or standing water and should not be subjected to large amounts of water. However engineered wood is more stable than solid wood due to having multiple layers in its core, making it less likely to expand, contract or shift when exposed to moisture, humidity and temperature shifts. Its stability reduces the potential for warping that comes with all solid wood and particularly with wide planks of solid wood. The stability of engineered wood makes it a good choice in places where solid wood should not be installed, such as over concrete floors or radiant heating systems.

 Since this material is available in more thicknesses than solid wood, it can be a good option if you need a thin wood (for example, to match the height of an adjoining floor). Engineered wood is also a great way to get the look of wide-plank wood floors, a staple of farmhouse style. In fact, engineered wood or reclaimed wood may be
your only options if you want planks wider than 5 inches. Engineered wood can be less expensive than solid wood, though premium
collections with thick top layers, artistic designs and enhanced durability can have price tags on par with solid wood.
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Luxury Vinyl Plank and Luxury Vinyl Tile are designed to mimic their counterpart’s solid hardwood and tile, but it is made entirely of vinyl.


  • Waterproof, scratch-resistant, and durable, making them attractive options for families with kids and pets.
  • Less expensive than solid hardwood
  • Comfortable to walk and stand on, reducing strain on your feet and knees
  • Can be installed anywhere in your home, even potentially damp areas
  • Comes in a variety of colors and textures


  • Minimal Return on Investment compared to solid hardwood
  • Vinyl is susceptible to sun damage, so direct sunlight will cause fading
  • Vinyl flooring emits gasses and volatile chemicals into your home called VOCs. The government sets strict manufacturing regulations on levels, but it’s not always enough. There are widespread reports of health issues that trace back to vinyl flooring. Always look for flooring that advertises low voc’s.


Laminate is compressed layers of fiber board with an outer veneer that mimics wood. 
  • Durable and resists scratches, moisture and wear and tear.
  • It can be installed in most rooms in home, including basements and over concrete.
  • Laminate flooring’s tough surface resists stains,easy to clean and maintain


  • Not as visually appealing as counterparts
  • Can not be sanded and refinished
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Why Our Customers Love Us

Andy, Malcom and Brandon did a superb job installing new floors in our century old home! These guys work as hard as we have seen anyone work. It was obvious that their aim was the quality of their work, which is something rare nowadays when more often than not you get a salesman rather than a craftsman. We could not be happier with the outcome and have since recommended them to several friends. Bottom line: if you want quality work and a good value we recommend Wharton without any reservations. You will get craftsmen and not salesmen.
Codrina Rada
Codrina Rada
21:27 24 Mar 22
My dishwasher leaked this summer, ruining the hardwood floor, which runs throughout the main level of my house. The disaster company I worked with recommended Wharton to do the refinish work. When I had the floor installed 10 years ago, I remember the contractor mixed stains to come up with the color that best complemented the cabinets. I was worried this time around we wouldn't be able to match the stain, but Andy has a great eye and we came pretty darn close to the original. Andy and his team — Malcolm and Brandon — were super conscientious in their work, patient with my stupid questions and quick. Long story short, my floor looks great. Would highly recommend Wharton to anyone having flooring installed or refinished.
Todd Curtis
Todd Curtis
16:25 28 Oct 21
This company came highly recommended from a family member who also used them. I was not disappointed. They were in and out in the time frame they promised, and the bid was very fair, and there were no hidden fees. The mess was very minimal, and they cleaned everything up. I think my house was actually cleaner after they came! We did half our house, and I will definitely have them come back to do the other half. Thank you!
Amber Johnson
Amber Johnson
02:50 17 Mar 20
I dreaded having my floors done. I feared the mess. I feared the expense. I was worried my new cabinets would get damaged. But Wharton Hardwood Floors came in, did an amazing job, at a much better price than any of my other bids. Also, their system eliminates almost all of the dusty mess. I can't thank them enough!!
Becky Johnson
Becky Johnson
02:39 17 Mar 20
I just bought a home with some maple hardwood floors that were trashed. Gary and the crew came in and made my floors look brand new. They have a dustless sanding system so my house is still clean. The crew was quick and professional. I am absolutely ecstatic about my beautiful new floors! I highly recommend Wharton Hardwood Floors!
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