Add a Natural Touch of Warmth
Trust Floor Coverings International, serving the greater Saint Petersburg, Florida area, for all of your hardwood flooring needs, including plank hardwood flooring. A plank hardwood is generally classified as such if it comes in three inches or greater in width. The most common wood flooring width, is called strip hardwood and is narrower than three inches. If a hardwood is five inches or wider, it is generally called a wide plank hardwood. Some planks can even be as wide as twelve inches!
This style of wood flooring, that first gained popularity in North America with the settlers of the 17th century, who used plank flooring cut from old growth trees, has been experiencing a resurgence in the past few years. Wider planks especially are becoming popular in St. Petersburg, FL homes. In fact, there has even been talks to reclaim planks from old buildings and repurpose them for floor coverings or even doors!
Plank wood floors offer a number of style options. In terms of brands, there are many to choose from. Both Shaw Hardwoods and Anderson Hardwoods, two of the primary flooring manufacturers, offer wide plank styles. You can even find hand scraped or distressed styles that replicate the reclaimed look and give the plank a vintage feel.
Hardwood plank flooring comes in a variety of species and finishes, and you can even choose a custom stain option. Maple, cherry, oak, and ash are some popular wood species for St. Petersburg, FL homes. Plank hardwood flooring also comes in both solid and engineered wood options. Strip flooring is only found with solid woods.
Choose plank wood flooring to add warmth and a natural elegance to your home. It works well with a variety of design styles, so you can be sure to find a flooring option that works for your home.
If you would like to explore this type of flooring or have questions about how a wide plank hardwood floor would look in your home, give Floor Coverings International of St. Petersburg a call today! We’ll schedule your free, in-home consultation where we’ll will show you samples and offer design advice. We can’t wait to work with you!
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