Posted on 10th Mar 2011 @ 3:58 PM
Solid oak flooring brings "elegance and beauty" to a house.
This is according to French Timber Direct, which said it is also a durable material that can handle a lot of "foot traffic".
"With proper maintenance, cleaning and refurbishing, solid oak floors can last for many decades," the company observed.
Because of these qualities, it has been a popular choice with homeowners for a number of years.
The versatilecan look good in any room in a house, with the organisation observing it should always be "top of your list".
However, it is quite expensive and so some may go foras a compromise.
While this option will not offer the same kind of longevity, it is still a stylish alternative for homes, the firm said.
Joe Sikkema, an industry professional, recently told the Kalamazoo Gazette that oak is one of the three most popular types of hardwood flooring.