Cherry hardwood flooring in Monmouth county homeMonmouth County homeowners love cherry flooring for the warm finish it adds to any room, and it’s a great hardwood to elevate the design of your home. At Floor Coverings International Monmouth County, we carry a wide selection of cherry hardwood options. Our knowledgeable Design Associates are here to help you navigate through all the different styles to make sure you get the perfect cherry flooring for your space.

Characteristics

Cherry hardwood has an attractive red hue with dark brown streaks that darken slightly with age and comes in a variety of plank widths to suit your design tastes. Generally speaking, the most popular cherry species for flooring come from Brazil, North America, and Asia. These types of cherry flooring slightly vary in terms of color, grain pattern, and hardness, but all provide a similar rich aesthetic.

Brazilian cherry is a popular choice today in Monmouth County. Brazilian cherry has an open grain that looks similar to white oak but is twice as hard. Some other species, like American cherry, are on the softer end of the Janka hardness scale. Because they are softer, it’s important to have them treated with a durable finish, or install them in areas with less foot traffic. If you choose American cherry for your home, consider engineered or pre-finished planks to benefit from even tougher finishes not available on floors finished on-site.

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Installation

This wide range of cherry flooring can meet the demands of almost any modern environment. When it comes to installation, unlike oak and walnut flooring, cherry has closed pores, making it slightly more challenging to finish.  So, if you choose a cherry flooring that is not pre-finished, it is important that a qualified installation team applies the finish evenly to achieve the perfect look. Our installation team is ready to make sure that your cherry flooring looks and feels great.

Learn More

Our flooring experts at Floor Coverings International Monmouth County are ready to help you find the perfect cherry or another hardwood flooring for your home. Call us today at 732-945-5459 to schedule your free design consultation. Our knowledgeable Design Associate will bring our great selection of flooring samples right to your door to help you find the perfect solution for your needs. Get started today!

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