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How to buy wood


See a variety of hardwood variations

There are so many variations of hardwood to choose between when shopping for new flooring. Comparing samples can help you find the look you like and help determine what type of hardwood will look best in your space. See samples in your home for a better experience that will ensure you make the right choice.

Consider all hardwood flooring options

When browsing for new flooring you might notice there are many choices that resemble hardwood but aren’t made from real wood. Don’t panic, these options are available as budget-friendly alternatives so you can find the right material for your home and lifestyle. Consider flooring that looks like hardwood, such as engineered wood, laminate, or vinyl plank.

Expert assistance

With so many styles and types of flooring available that resemble hardwood, it helps to work with a subject matter expert who knows the differences between each type. They will provide you with tips and suggestions to help you make the best choice for your home and lifestyle.

Know precisely what you’re getting

Some places sell per square foot. Some sell per square yard. When comparing prices, make sure you are comparing apples to apples and that you are getting the hardwood you need, without any pricing deception.

Keep your hardwood floor protected

As a natural and organic fiber, hardwood flooring naturally expands and contracts with the weather. Heat and moisture both play a role in affecting hardwood flooring. Look beyond merely the product warranty and ask how long the installation is warranted. If there are issues years later, are you still protected? Express Flooring’s Lifetime Installation Warranty offers our customers peace of mind that no other flooring provider can.

Know your true cost

Your actual cost is always more than just the material cost. Get a complete and accurate estimate for your hardwood flooring that includes (but is not limited to) floor preparation, underlayment, rip-up and removal, etc. All potential issues should be uncovered up front, so there won’t be any surprise costs on installation day. Express Flooring’s Full Project Pricing removes the stress and anxiety from the purchasing process by insuring that there aren’t any hidden extras or unknown costs.