Hardwood floors are timeless and elegant in all variations, but hickory is particularly unique. The dense grain patterns give this durable wood option a beautiful and bold appearance. Colors vary from creamy neutral tones to deep rich browns making this wood suitable for all rooms and decor. Those who love elegance but need durability strike gold with hickory, which is one of the hardest domestic woods available!
Durability Meets Versatility
Hickory is one of the hardest domestic woods, making it fantastic for rooms with a lot of traffic. It is also an excellent option for families with kids or pets. This is a flooring that will last for decades with proper care. Hickory is less prone to scratching and denting than softer woods. It is also suitable for humid locations. Softer woods like maple are prone to warping, but hickory’s stability withstands humid climates without damage. On top of the incredible durability of hickory, it is also quite versatile. Naturally, it is ideal for a rustic look, but it comes in many colors and finishes suiting every decorative taste.
Benefits of Hickory Wood
Choosing hickory flooring is a decision that you will not regret. These gorgeous floors will increase home value, making them a smart investment. Compared to longevity, hickory is an affordable wood option that will last for decades. The lighter hues open up rooms, making them appear larger. If lighter hues are not what you desire, hickory holds stain well making them extremely versatile. Plus, they are easy to clean, requiring only a dry mop and a cleaning solution, making tidying up a breeze!
Choosing Width and Variety
Knight’s Branch Hickory comes in two widths in either solid hardwood or engineered hardwood. Due to hickory’s dense grain pattern, knots, and mineral streaks, most individuals choose the thicker 5″ inch pattern. The wider plank calms down busyness and creates a sleeker appearance. Those looking for a rustic, farmhouse, or antique appearance might be more satisfied with the 3 1/4″ option.
As with most woods, Knight’s Branch Hickory comes in solid hardwood or engineered hardwood options. Engineered hardwood is a thin layer of hardwood bonded over a substrate of high-quality plywood. It is slightly more affordable than solid hardwood, and its appearance is the same. It is also easier to install if you are a DIYer. These qualities make it an excellent alternative, but it can only be sanded and refinished a couple of times. In contrast, solid wood can be refinished over and over again, making its longevity longer with proper care.
Patriot Plank is the Best Choice Guaranteed
When you buy from District Floor Depot, you know you will be getting the best price. We cut out the middleman and pass on the mill-direct savings to you. Patriot Plank is domestically harvested in the United States. It is sourced responsibly, ensuring our product is an eco-friendly option. For questions on pricing, or installation, visit our website or call us today! Our team is standing by to answer any questions and help you find the perfect flooring and installation options for you.