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Hardwood Flooring in Flemington, NJ

When you think of naturally beautiful and durable flooring, hardwood flooring is often what comes to mind. At The Rug Mart Carpet One Floor & Home in Flemington, NJ, we know hardwood floors and our sales professionals are happy to answer any questions you may have about it. In addition to carpet, luxury vinyl, tile, and more, we're your local hardwood floor store.


If you’re interested in adding hardwood floors to your home, here are some guidelines to keep in mind.


What Are Some Benefits of Hardwood Flooring?

Hardwood floors add elegance and natural beauty. Here are some other benefits of hardwood flooring:


  1. While hardwood floors are a large investment up front, these planks can help increase the market value of your property significantly.
  2. While easy to clean, they require regular maintenance to keep their sheen.
  3. They can be sanded and refinished multiple times. Solid hardwood floors can potentially last the lifetime of a home.
  4. Hardwood floors last longer than many other flooring choices, including carpet.

What Are the Different Species of Hardwood?

We have a full selection of hardwood floors, so you're sure to find a style that fits your vision. Choose from a variety of species that range in hardness and color.


Some popular hardwood species are:

What Are the Different Styles of Hardwood?

Additionally, we have collections with varying sizes and lengths of hardwood planks to create a natural, rustic look. This includes multi-color wood floors and pre-finished and unfinished choices.


Some trending wood plank styles include:

Types of Hardwood Flooring: Solid vs. Engineered

While choosing the style and species is important, it is also good to consider the type of hardwood flooring for your space. The two current hardwood flooring options are solid hardwood and engineered hardwood. While both look and feel similar, there are some important differences to consider. Here’s a closer look at these two types of hardwood flooring.


Solid Hardwood Flooring

While solid hardwood planks are made from solid hunks of hardwood and planed into planks that can be pre-finished or unfinished.


Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Engineered hardwood flooring is designed to look and feel precisely like solid hardwood. Engineered hardwood planks are crafted using up to seven layers of pressed resin and natural wood. The lower layers contain wood composite and plywood, with a top veneer layer of genuine, premium-cut hardwood.


Installation: Where to Install Your Hardwood Flooring

Depending on what type of hardwood floor you choose, there is a versatile range of places it can be installed.


Solid hardwood is susceptible to warping in high-moisture and humidity-prone areas. It's especially important to consider this if you live in a humid climate. Solid hardwood can be installed in the following areas:


Fortunately, we carry waterproof and engineered hardwood options, which are water-repellant and less sensitive to humidity. Due to humidity and fluctuating temperatures, engineered hardwood is a popular flooring option for our area. Engineered Hardwood can be installed in the following areas:

Shop Hardwood Flooring Near You - The Rug Mart Carpet One

Here at The Rug Mart Carpet One Floor & Home, we carry name brands and our exclusive Carpet One collections, so you can shop confidently with us knowing you'll find a high-quality product that looks beautiful in your home. If you'd like to learn more about our selection and get hardwood floor ideas for your next installation project, please visit our showroom in Flemington, NJ.




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