Looking for a classic and elegant hardwood floor? Walnut is known for its beautiful chocolate and auburn coloring and natural color variation. Colors vary from the golden tones from the sapwood to the dark brown tones of the heartwood. Walnut hardwood can add lasting beauty and value to your home. Walnut actually changes with age; its rich colors and swirling grain patterns develop more character over time.
Walnut comes in several varieties, including Brazilian, American, and Asian. All three can be stained to match a variety of hues, though most people apply a clear finish to showcase the wood’s natural beauty.
Durability of Walnut
Like cherry flooring, the hardness of walnut flooring varies greatly by species. For example, Brazilian walnut is extremely hard, often used as a decking material and is about 185% harder than red oak. American walnut is significantly softer than red oak. Be sure to talk with our design associates about how you plan to use your new wood floors on a day in day out basis so that we can recommend the right flooring choice for you. All walnut can be sanded and refinished several times to get rid of any dents and scratches that do occur.
Walnut Hardwood Experts in Middletown, NY
Let the flooring experts at Floor Coverings International Orange County NY make selecting new hardwood easy! Schedule a free in-home design consultation where we bring the samples right to your door. Our trained design associates will work with you to help select the perfect flooring option for your unique home and we will even install it for you! We also provide a free proposal and estimate so that there are no surprises. We proudly serve the greater Orange County, Middletown, Goshen, and Warwick areas and look forward to working with you!
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