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Types of Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood Flooring

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Types of Hardwood Flooring
Nature has provided us so much variety in both textures and colors. Each species of Shaw Hardwood flooring has its own unique graining and character. Deciding which species to use is really a question of the look you want to achieve for your home. You could go traditional with dramatic and hearty characteristics. Or perhaps a more contemporary look that is refined and delicate speaks to your taste. 

It’s important to keep in mind the grain of the wood. The finer the graining, the more formal the floor—while vigorous and dynamic graining creates a casual look. Darker colors tend to create a cozy, rich, traditional atmosphere, while lighter colors are breezy and contemporary.
We offer a variety of shades and colors that will give your home a distinct and unique character while achieving a clean and consistent look throughout. Our wood species usually include:
We invite you to look at how our floors look in our online style gallery, or see how they’d look in your rooms with a registered My Shaw Floors account. For more information, contact a Shaw Floors Representative today.