There are several different species of beautiful hardwood flooring out there, and maple is one of them! If you’re considering installing new hardwood in your home, let the experts at Floor Coverings International Williamson County help. Maple hardwood flooring ranks high on the Janka hardness scale, making it a great choice for areas of your home that receive a high amount of foot traffic.
For that reason, you’re likely to see maple hardwood in common places such as basketball courts, bowling alleys, and sports arenas. While traditionally light tan in color, the shade of maple hardwood flooring can vary on a few factors, such as:
- Its age
- The area where it was grown
- The stain or finish used to treat the wood
Benefits of Maple Hardwood Flooring
Like almost all hardwood flooring, maple is relatively easy to clean and maintain. Just sweep the surface regularly to remove debris and wipe with a damp cloth to remove any spots or spills. Your floors may also require periodic refinishing depending on the care and amount of foot traffic it receives.
Maple hardwood flooring is available in a wide array of grain patterns and shades, and looks beautiful in any room of the house. Maple is also becoming an increasingly popular type of laminate hardwood, which provides an additional flooring choice.
Different Styles of Maple Hardwood
- Flame maple: Has wavy red lines and is often used to make acoustic guitars and other musical instruments
- Quilted maple: Bears a pattern that resembles a quilt or ripples on water
- Bird’s Eye: Most common and has a distinctive pattern that resembles a bird’s eyes
Your Georgetown Hardwood Experts
Let the experts at Floor Coverings International Williamson County help you find the style of maple hardwood flooring that’s perfect for you and your home. Contact us today to schedule your free in-home consultation where we bring the samples to you. Our trained design associates will help you select the perfect hardwood, and even provide a free proposal and estimate. We proudly serve the greater Cedar Park, Georgetown, Leander TX areas.
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