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Why Oak is a Popular Choice for Flooring

Red Oak Flooring

Oak is ideal for hardwood flooring because of its durability and prestigious look.

Trends come and go in the hardwood flooring world, but one thing that never seems to change is the demand for oak flooring. Oak seems to be at the top of everybody’s list when they look at installing or replacing a wood floor. Why is that? It’s because, when it comes to solid hardwood flooring options, oak offers a lot of benefits over other species of wood. Here are some of the reasons why oak is such a popular choice for wood floors.


Oak is one of the best quality woods out there owing to its durability and aesthetic beauty. It has been used for centuries in building for these reasons. And oak improves with age as well. Within a few years, the floor color gets richer and looks better.

Ideal for Flooring

Wood flooring, by its very nature, doesn’t offer much in the way of decorative patterns or styles compared to carpeting or vinyl flooring. It mainly depends on the staining, color, and especially the grain of the wood to define the look of the floor and the room as a whole. Oak has a very attractive grain whether you’re looking for a cleaner or a more rustic, knotted look.

Highly Customizable

Since it has been a popular choice for so long, oak is available in many different styles and dimensions. You’ll be able to find whatever look you crave! Oak also takes very well to staining and coloring, which only adds to the choice available to you. You’ll be able to find whatever look you crave, from highly fashionable gray colors to deep browns and reds that present a quaint, antique appearance!

Sign of Prestige

Oak flooring was used in the past as a sign of luxury and opulence because of its inherent attractiveness. This prestige has carried over to the present day, making oak the best way to give the rooms in your home a sophisticated look and feel.

Trust Jason Brown Wood Floors for All Your Hardwood Flooring Needs!

At Jason Brown Wood Floors, our commitment to quality installation is clear in all that we do, which is why our customers consistently rate us as one of the top contractors in the region. We have been awarded Baltimore Magazine’s Best of Baltimore Award 3 times and have been proudly serving the Baltimore Area for over 16 years. If you’re ready to speak with someone about your hardwood flooring project, we want to hear from you! Contact us at 410-668-9131 or send us a message here.

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