St. Charles Maple HardwoodHardwood flooring is a great addition to any home in the greater Chesterfield, O'Fallon, St. Peters, St. Charles areas. Hardwood is available in hundreds of different styles and looks, but maple hardwood is one of our favorites! Maple hardwood flooring ranks high on the Janka hardness scale, making it a great choice for areas of your home that receive a high amount of foot traffic like the living room.

Due to its durability, you’re likely to see maple hardwood in common places such as basketball courts, bowling alleys, and sports arenas. While traditionally it is a light tan in color, the shade of maple hardwood flooring can vary on a few factors, such as:

  • Its age
  • The area where it was grown
  • The stain or finish used to treat the wood

Pros of Maple Hardwood

Like almost all hardwood flooring, maple is relatively easy to clean and maintain. Just sweep the surface regularly to remove debris and wipe with a damp cloth to remove any spots or spills. They can also be sanded and refinished if any scratches or dents occur, which keeps your beautiful floors looking like new!

Grain Varieties

  1. Flame maple: Has wavy red lines and is often used to make acoustic guitars and other musical instruments
  2. Quilted maple: Bears a pattern that resembles a quilt or ripples on water
  3. Bird’s eye: Most common and has a distinctive pattern that resembles a bird’s eyes

Maple Hardwood Flooring in St. Charles

Maple hardwood flooring is available in a wide array of grain patterns and shades and is suitable for any person’s flooring needs. Maple is also becoming an increasingly popular type of laminate or engineered hardwood, which provides an additional flooring choice. Let the experts at Floor Coverings International West County, MO help you find the style of maple hardwood flooring that’s perfect for you and your home. Our trained design associates will bring our mobile showroom right to you, filled with thousands of samples. Contact us today to schedule your free in-home consultation. We proudly serve the greater Chesterfield, O'Fallon, St. Peters, St. Charles areas.

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