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Readers Respond: What Flooring Do You Have in Your Own House?

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WFB asked followers on Facebook and Instagram to share what kind of flooring they had in their own houses. Here is what they said:


Eric Herman


Dave Amweg


Urszula Klotz

Renaissance Floor In-lays. Wood floor medallion and mahogany wood flooring.


Bob Patterson


jpresurs

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Michael Settlemyre

8-inch character grade walnut.


Calvert Hatton

Vinyl.


cottonwoodfinishesllc

I had carpet, floating engineered, 2¼-inch stained red oak. Tore it all out and now I have character grade rift-and-quartered white oak throughout. My supplier was cool and sold it to me “at cost.”

ryebread75

I do floors, can’t afford a house.

david.shafer512

White oak herringbone.

centralvalleyflooring

Rift-and-quartered white oak.

tara_jensen_

5-by-¾-inch prefinished hickory.

bellabonch

Carpet tile and CVT.

americashijo

Wide plank euro white.

518floorcare

5-inch tigerwood upstairs and 5-inch Brazilian cherry downstairs.

lookingglassfloors

92-year-old red oak, mixed cuts with some rift-and-quartered sprinkled in! Best part…board lengths from dreams…some 18-feet long. We refinished with Pallmann Magic Oil 2K three years ago. Absolutely love the floors in our bungalow.

halalhardwoods

5-inch solid #1 red oak rift-and-quartered with 2¼-inch solid BC in kitchen and office.

azuriteinnovations

7-inch engineered, dark walnut.

Matt Garcia


Rick Landry

Brazilian tigerwood.


Andy Castona



Chad Reagan

10.25-inch French oak. Custom stain and water-based matte.


Nathan Hourigan


Tina Darling Boone

Ceramic tile! I’m the only one in my family that doesn’t have wood floors!!!

Brian Cooley

#2 Common RO, alternating rows of 3¼-inch and  4-inch, finished with Poloplaz Primero Matte.


Aaron Hall


Kevin Daniel

4/6/8 hickory.


Craig Tosland


Myra Smallwood

Ours is 3/5/7 red oak & white oak. It’s stained 50:50 dark walnut/provincial and finished with Street Shoe satin.

Jim Hyde

Common red oak strip from 1964 with some random wide plank in the kitchen (which needs to be refinished), and some red birch in my rec room (which also needs to be refinished).

Jenny E Riddle

11-inch sapele with espresso stain.


Nora Gutierrez

5-inch walnut.

Micheal Seeley

Original 1940 2¼-inch red oak. The boards are on average 16 feet and some up to 19 feet in length.


Wesley Goetz

Leftovers from different installs.


Sydney Lebarron

Custom penetrating oil on 4.25-inch rustic red oak.


Oliver Flooring - Barry Oliver

Character hickory with Loba invisible finish.


Mike Reissig

4-inch rift/quartered white oak.


Jared Fitzgerald



Thomas Hayes

No. 1 common white oak with tung oil.


Daniel O. Saucedo


Joe Smith


FloorMaxx Inc.

White oak, rift-and-quartered, herringbone pattern.


Jeff Wilkinson

Two and a quarter white oak. Medium brown stain Bona, Poloplaz oil matte.

Paul Alexander

Engineered 5-inch, rift-and-quartered.

Kris Sylwestrzak



Michael Schuetz

Original sappy cherry in our house from 1948.

Matthew Elsasser

White ash. 3, 4, 5-inch. Majority is reject off our sawmill for the pallet pile. Pallmann Magic Oil, natural. It’ll do for me.


Hardwood Flooring Products

Quartered white oak 3-, 4-, 6-inch.


Chris Kritzer


Greggles Ceglarski

Beautiful Cut n Loop.

DM Hardwood Designs


Mark Whatley

2¼-inch white oak rift only with custom inlays.


Taylor Elam



Steve Blackwood

4-inch rift-and-quartered white oak.


Michelle Schnorr-Deskins

Rift-and-quartered white oak chevron.


Gillespie Hardwood Floors


Eric Lehn


Dave Mitchell Jr.

Heart pine.

cashpyle_loba_wakol

Solid white oak and walnut.

scfllc

8-inch hickory, white oak end grain, white oak herringbone and cumaru.

plankd_flooring

Just started laying an oak herringbone.

jeff_loba.wakol

A variety of width and grade white oak left over from years of projects. The best floor is a free floor.

epichardwoodfloors

I got a Brazilian mix in main floor. Ipe, cumaru and jatoba in different widths. Jatoba stairs. Bedrooms are a collage of species and patterns. One room is a herringbone, another a Chevron, another a diagonal another a straight with rejects from jobs and wood clients gave us. It’s been fun installing them all and they look amazing.

Kevin Knauff

5/16 strip …  it was a bi@&#$ trying to find repair bundles.


Ed Sheridan



Anthony Nance

Leftovers from many jobs!!


daniels_floors

White oak, 2¼-inch natural finish. House was built in the ’50s. If I were building a house, I would install white oak in that as well.

beaver_hardwood

Maple.

miltsanz

62-year-old 2¼-inch red oak select with 50% classic gray and 50% special walnut stain mix.

cwhite801

4-inch ipe with a maple feature strip.

regalhardwoods

White oak wide plank engineered wood floors!!

debra.kirschnick.hpco

Antique heart pine.

dybing78

100+-year-old straight-grain fir.

allaround_flooring

Blackbutt in four different widths.

bigtplease

Nothing but @hickmanwoods period.

ecooptionshardwood

7-inch euro oak character grade. @rubiomonocoatusa pre-aging fumed light. Smoke oil.

yariebarahona

White oak 4-inch, fumed and finished with @rubiomonocoatusa.

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