Hardwood

Benefits: easy to clean, warmer/softer than tile, high resale value
Limitations: easy to scratch/dent, easily damaged by moisture

Hardwood is one of the most popular flooring choices in Calgary. Not only does it add character to your home, it increases the resale value more than any other type of flooring. Hardwood is a natural product and much of its beauty comes from the inherent variation- no two boards are identical. Humidity is one of the major concerns for hardwood especially during the dry winter months. It’s important to keep a consistent relative humidity throughout the year in order to minimize visible gaps in your wood.

There are lots of things to consider when selecting hardwood such as wood species, grade (how much character), board width and engineered vs. solid boards. Ask one of our knowledgeable consultants for more information!