Hardwood flooring installation in Portland, OR

Hardwood flooring is some of the most lasting and affordable flooring for your home. Using the right flooring type, brand, and installation process ensures these beautiful floors will last for years. At Marion's Carpet & Flooring Warehouses, we have knowledge of all brands in the Portland area and the expertise to answer all of your flooring questions.

Hardwood flooring types

There are many wood flooring types to choose from that all possess their own charm. Checking the foundation under the flooring will help you narrow your search, as the heaviness of the flooring will need to be considered. You'll first need to decide if you want solid hardwood floors or engineered hardwood floors. Next, what species of wood best serves your space? Domestic species like maple and oak are typically more affordable than exotic ones. Exotic wood from around the world may create the perfect tone in a room. The finish of wood floors can either be smooth, distressed to create an antique look, or hand-scraped with long flat lines. Hardwood floors mostly come prefinished, though unfinished floors allow you to pick your own stain and sealant.

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Hardwood flooring brands

We offer many brands of hardwood flooring provided by our main distributors in the Portland metropolitan area.
  • Metropolitan Hardwood Floors provides premier prefinished hardwood floors including exclusive access to Kentwood and Evoke flooring lines.
  • Mohawk Industries is one of the leading suppliers for both commercial and residential flooring. They offer premiere selections of both solid hardwood and engineered hardwood flooring.
  • Shaw Industries was established after World War II and offers quality hardwood flooring brands such as American Home, Queens, and Sutton.
  • Kahr’s has been around for over 150 years and offers engineered and solid hardwood floors. Kahr’s Original, Avanti, Supreme, and Spirit collections are all available.

Hardwood flooring care

Hardwood flooring can be sensitive to light as well as vulnerable to moisture and scrapes. Daily activities such as dusting and cleaning should be done to prevent dirt from scratching the floors. Little to no liquid should be used as moisture can cause the wood to warp and swell. Always check the pH level of the water-based polishes you use every few months to prevent over-stripping during the cleaning of your floors.

Marion's Carpet & Flooring Warehouses has all the flooring solutions you need to make your home into the one of your dreams. Check out our financing options.