The type of wood you choose for your home depends not only on your budget but also on the room you are planning on installing hardwood floors. Each type of wood has its own unique set of characteristics. This article will examine some of the advantages of hickory floors.
- The first of advantage of installing a hickory floors is that it is one of the sturdiest cuts of wood available as a flooring option. Hickory is second only to mesquite wood when it comes to the hardest wood available on the market. This makes hickory floor a strong and dense wood and ideal for hardwood flooring in high traffic areas. Hickory is often used in kitchens and other rooms that not only see a lot of traffic but spills as well. A hardwood like hickory is resistant to the dents and defects that can form when softer woods are installed.