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Hardwood Flooring Guide 

Beauty and durability come naturally to hardwood floors. Not only are you adding a luxurious feel to your home, but you are also adding value. Jims Carpet One Floor & Home in Fort Dodge, IA is all about adding value to your home through flooring. We have the professionals on staff to help you pick out the best hardwood floor for your home that fits your design needs and budget.

Hardwood is a time-tested durable flooring solution for your home. It is known to add value to your home not only with its unmatched characteristics but also its long-lasting reputation. With hardwood flooring, you can transform a plain space into one that is elegant, warm, and inviting. Hardwood can handle a lot of everyday challenges that you throw at it, and as long as you keep a regular cleaning schedule you can expect your floors to last their life expectancy.

Expert Advice - Hardwood Styles

Join our very own Jim Aaron, VP of Merchandising for Carpet One Floor & Home, for some information on the all the different looks and style available in hardwood floors.

Hardwood Installation

Installing a hardwood floor in your home is an investment, but it’s definitely worth it. Hardwood floors are durable and last a long time when properly taken care of. Keep your hardwood floors away from areas with high moisture and humidity. Instead, have them installed in bedrooms or living rooms. Be sure to regularly clean them, not only will they look better, but they will also keep their sheen for longer.

Types of Hardwood

When it comes to selecting hardwood floors, there are a variety of choices to compare. Different species of hardwood differ in strength and color, so if you need a floor to stand up to heavy foot traffic or children and pets, choose something like an engineered hardwood that is more stable. You can even choose between unfinished and finished hardwood for a customized look. There are only two different hardwood constructions available which are solid and engineered.

Solid hardwood is considered the original hardwood option. Its simple construction allows the natural characteristics of wood to stick out. Solid hardwood adds value and elegance to any room it is installed in. Engineered hardwood features a modern construction which is made up of multiple wood veneers pressed together cross-grain. This type of construction allows engineered hardwood to resist the natural tendency of hardwood to expand and contract, and also makes the planks more stable.

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Our Hardwood Flooring Selection

We are your locally owned and operated flooring resource. As a member of the Carpet One Floor & Home cooperative, we are able to compete with the big box stores and deliver name brand flooring at exceptional values. We also supply our own exclusive brands like Rustic River™, Invincible™, and Voyager™.

To learn more about hardwood, contact Jims Carpet One Floor & Home in Fort Dodge, IA.

  1. Rustic River hardwood
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    Rustic River emphasizes wood's natural character.

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  2. Invincible Hardwood
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    Invincible Hardwood offers premium durability.

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  3. Voyager wood flooring
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    Voyager offers bamboo and cork flooring.

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Top Hardwood Brands

We carry several hardwood brands including name brands such as Armstrong, and even Carpet One exclusive brands like Invincible and Rustic River. 

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Choosing the Best Hardwood

Choosing the right hardwood floor depends on the needs of the room you are installing it in. If your room sees a lot of traffic, then you may want an option that is sturdy and stable.

Choosing Hardwood Floors

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