Red Oak Flooring - ©CGinspirationChoosing new hardwood flooring can be difficult, since there are so many different options. Red oak is one of the top hardwood choices for solid and engineered hardwood flooring. At Floor Coverings International of White Bear Lake, we want to ensure you select the right species of hardwood flooring for your home.  You may find that red oak is just what you’ve been searching for!




Red oak is known to be one of the most beautiful species of hardwood. It has a traditional look, with a reddish tone that creates a classic atmosphere in any room where it’s installed.  As with all hardwood flooring, you can choose the plank width and finish you’d like.  It’s even possible to install red oak flooring in a pattern. Many homeowners find that red oak hardwood flooring matches easily with the existing decor in their home.


Red oak is affordable because it’s grown domestically throughout North America. When looking for hardwood flooring on a budget, red oak hardwood is an excellent choice. You’ll be pleasantly surprised to find how affordable installing solid hardwood flooring can be!


Red oak has a Janka hardness of 1300, which means it is quite durable. Unlike some other softer species of hardwood flooring, you won’t find yourself fretting over someone wearing shoes of the flooring; this is a species of hardwood flooring that can handle some foot traffic. When well maintained, red oak can last for decades and like all hardwood flooring it can be sanded and refinished many times. Consider adding red oak flooring to your bedroom, kitchen, hallways, or entryway today!

At Floor Coverings International of White Bear Lake, we pride ourselves on installing quality flooring and helping our clients stay on budget.. Join the many homeowners that have chosen red oak hardwood flooring for their home! Call us today to schedule a free in-home consultation. We’ll come straight to your door and help you select the perfect red oak hardwood for your home.


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