Wood Flooring: Hardwood FlooringSolid hardwood floors are made of planks milled from a single piece of timber. Solid hardwood floors were originally used for structural purposes, being installed perpendicular to the wooden support beams of a building known as joists or bearers. With the increased use of concrete as a subfloor in some parts of the world, engineered wood flooring has gained some popularity. However, solid wood floors are still common and popular. Solid wood floors have a thicker wear surface and can be sanded and finished more times than an engineered wood floor. It is not uncommon for homes in New England, Eastern Canada, and Europe which are several hundred years old to have the original solid wood floor still in use today.
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Muskoka Prefinished Hardwood Flooring manufactures over 18 million square feet of top-quality strip flooring in Hard Maple, Red Oak, Red Maple, Ash, Birch, Beech and Cherry. Tembec has become a leading supplier to flooring distributors worldwide, providing unfinished and prefinished flooring, as well as a full line of recreational flooring systems, specializing in hardwood species.