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Hardwood Floors in Napa, CA


Hardwood floors have a longstanding tradition of making our homes and gathering spaces more beautiful. Letting us experience the beauty of the forest indoors, it’s no wonder that hardwood flooring is still here in a world of fleeting trends.


At Carpet One Floor & Home Design Center in Napa, California, we’re proud to be the region’s most trusted hardwood experts, with a wide inventory of both solid and engineered hardwood flooring.


We even offer hardwood installation and other professional services to ensure a long, happy life for your floor at every stage.


What Are the Benefits of Hardwood Flooring?


Hardwood flooring is a pricey upfront investment, but it adds long-term value to your home if installed the right way. It’s important to get educated before any flooring installation.


A properly installed and carefully chosen hardwood floor can last for generations. Hardwood floors are always in demand, so it’s a wonderful choice if you plan to sell your home in a couple years.


And, if you like to redecorate on a regular basis, you’re in luck: solid hardwood floors can be refinished again and again, letting you make dramatic changes without replacing your entire floor.


Best Hardwood Flooring Styles

Today’s hardwood flooring has styles and selections to please many different tastes and needs.


Whether you prefer a trendier style, or something more classical, hardwood has what you’re seeking, whether you need something sleek and polished, or weathered and tarnished! 


Make it your own by combining your favorite plank lengths and widths, finishes, gloss levels, textures, colors, and speccies. 


What’s the Most Durable Type of Hardwood Floor?


The durability of your hardwood flooring depends on the species of wood you choose.


Some wood species are softer and more easily scratched and dented, while others are harder and are better suited for handling daily wear and tear.


We carry hardwood floors from a variety of domestic and exotic tree species. Some of our hardwood flooring species include:

  • Ash
  • Hickory
  • Oak
  • Maple


Looking for a unique wood floor? Consider checking out cork and bamboo flooring. These are two eco-friendly flooring options that offer incredible durability and style.


What Are the Different Types of Hardwood Flooring?


Although there are thousands of hardwood options, most products fall into two major families- solid and engineered hardwood flooring. Whether you’re selling or staying, hardwood floors boast incredible benefits.



  • Solid hardwood flooring comes from polished pieces of wood cut into various widths. While the standard size was once a narrow width, wider planks with wider on trend. Be careful using solid hardwood in moisture-prone rooms as the planks shrink and swell with changing moisture levels. Solid hardwood can be sanded down and refinished.


  • Engineered hardwood flooring has laminated layers of wood fused together in cross-ply directions. These planks are topped with a top layer of premium wood. You’ll get the look of beautiful hardwood by only paying the premium price for the top layer, not the whole plank. Engineered hardwood can be installed more freely, doesn’t need sanding or refinishing, and is more affordable. Since it uses less wood, engineered planks are also considered more earth friendly.


Where Can You Install Hardwood Floors?

Hardwood flooring can be installed in almost any room.


  • Bedrooms
  • Living rooms
  • Hallways
  • Dining rooms
  • Stairs
  • Home Offices


Its key to remember that most hardwood floors do not fare well in moist or humid rooms – such as kitchens and bathrooms. Choose an engineered hardwood option for these spaces, or an alternative like luxury vinyl plank.


Hardwood Flooring and Humidity


Wood is porous, meaning that it naturally draws moisture in. This makes wood floors more susceptible to damage when placed in humid and moisture-prone rooms.


Solid hardwood flooring is more susceptible to moisture than engineered hardwood flooring, so it cannot be installed in as many areas of the home.


Due to it special design, engineered hardwood flooring is water-resistant and there are even waterproof engineered hardwood floors.  This means you can enjoy wood floors in kitchens and other moisture-prone rooms without stress.


Still, it is important to clean up any large spills as soon as possible to make sure it doesn’t seep down and cause permanent damage.


Shop Hardwood Flooring in Napa, CA


For the best hardwood flooring in Napa, Carpet One Floor & Home Design Center has you covered. As part of Carpet One Floor & Home, the world’s largest cooperative of independently owned flooring stores, we carry a wide variety of hardwood flooring here, along with the best pricing and friendly services, such as hardwood refinishing and free estimates.


To learn more about our flooring products, including our amazing area rug options sure to compliment any hardwood floor, stop by and visit us today at 910 Enterprise Way, Suit A in Napa. CA.

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