Solid Unfinished Hardwood Flooring in Atlanta

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Solid Unfinished Hardwood Flooring in Atlanta2023-11-20T20:36:07+00:00

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Rustic Floor Supply offers unfinished hardwood flooring at our Atlanta, Georgia location. Solid unfinished hardwood flooring stands as the premier choice in flooring materials, combining the advantages of other flooring options with fewer drawbacks. With solid unfinished hardwood, you gain full control over the final appearance of your floor. You can select the wood species, texture, and stain that align with your design preferences and finish the wood to your exact specifications. Comprising entirely natural, organic wood with no artificial components, solid unfinished hardwood embodies a timeless and classic selection. Additionally, it can be refinished and restyled to acquire a completely new look. In contrast, other materials such as engineered hardwood and luxury vinyl (LVP) attempt to replicate the authenticity of solid hardwood. Prefinished solid hardwood also falls into the category of imitation, as it’s essentially pre-stained and finished. When it comes to versatility and natural beauty, no other flooring material can rival solid unfinished hardwood.

Solid Unfinished Hardwood Flooring Brands

At Rustic Wood Floor Supply in Atlanta, all our unfinished hardwood flooring is proudly made in the USA. We prioritize domestic wood products, except for exotic species like Brazilian cherry. We meticulously choose mills renowned for producing high-quality wood flooring, offering a variety of options from different mills, such asĀ  WD, and Ten Oaks, to cater to a spectrum of quality and price points. All of our partner mills uphold our minimum standards for quality milling and cost-effectiveness, and they are situated in the USA, operated by American workers using American wood. These mills are also proud members of the NWFA (National Wood Flooring Association), ensuring proper wood grading and production. We conduct quality checks on each pallet or bundle to verify that moisture levels fall within the appropriate range, thereby safeguarding the interests of our flooring installers and end consumers.

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Species of Solid Unfinished Wood Flooring

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Beech | Select

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Beech | Common

Different Styles of Hardwood Flooring Cuts

  1. Plain Sawn Flooring: This traditional method involves cutting logs into hardwood, resulting in the most usable wood. Growth rings are mixed throughout the face of the flooring, and at the ends of the boards, they create cathedral arches.
  2. Live Sawn Flooring: An increasingly popular choice, live-sawn flooring imparts a unique look to the boards. It offers more character and distinct grading compared to plain-sawn flooring, with character variations on the boards. Live-sawn flooring is gaining popularity in Europe and Asia. It retains the cathedral style of plain-sawn boards but typically positions it in the middle of the plank, with more straight grain along the edges.
  3. Quarter Sawn Flooring: Quarter-sawn flooring results from quartering a log and then cutting these quarters both vertically and horizontally. This method creates a unique appearance with flecking but lacks the cathedral look found in other cuts. Quarter-sawn wood is more stable and less prone to warping than plain or live-sawn flooring. However, it’s often more expensive due to the increased waste generated during production.
  4. Rift Sawn Flooring: Rift-sawn flooring is derived from the outer edge of the log, cut at a different angle than quarter-sawn flooring. This cutting process produces a uniform style with less variation than other cuts, making the grain appear to run in a single direction.
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Unfinished Hardwood Flooring Mill Pictures

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Why Choose Solid Unfinished Hardwood Flooring?

Unfinished hardwood flooring stands as a timeless choice, not only in Atlanta, Georgia but throughout the United States. It has proven its longevity over decades and even centuries, with wood floors installed in castles during the 1600s still enduring today. Unfinished hardwood flooring is the superior option for any floor, offering sustainability, job opportunities for Americans, enduring quality, and timeless aesthetics. Its high level of customization is a remarkable feature, allowing you to easily alter the color, texture, or sheen through a simple sanding process. No other flooring product provides this level of customization for years to come. In cases of water damage, there’s no need to remove the entire floor and contribute to material waste; you can simply sand and refinish the affected areas. Despite the noise from stores that lack comprehensive knowledge of flooring and promote other products, wood remains an exceptional option. It’s important to note that while Rustic Wood Floor Supply offers other products, we prioritize informing you about the best choices.

Benefits of Unfinished Hardwood Flooring:

  1. 100% Customizable at any point, even after installation.
  2. Ability to change sheens, colors, and finish types.
  3. Easily repairable after minor water damage (e.g., sink or toilet leaks).
  4. Option to add texture for enhanced aesthetics.
  5. Offers an authentic feel.
  6. Can be expanded in the future without concerns.

Unfinished Hardwood Flooring FAQ’s

Can unfinished hardwood flooring be stained to any color?2022-12-17T17:46:00+00:00

Absolutely, unfinished hardwood flooring can be stained any color. Depending on the wood species will have an effect on the outcome color of what is being applied. You are also able to apply different textures to floors to make them look different.

What is solid prefinished flooring vs solid unfinished flooring?2022-12-17T17:37:51+00:00

Solid unfinished simply does not have a finish on it yet. Solid Prefinished flooring is unfinished flooring with a factory stain and finishes on it. Generally, these types of flooring are in the same category.

How do you finish unfinished wood flooring?2022-12-17T17:36:20+00:00

Well, you should hire a professional hardwood flooring installer/refinisher. Basically, you sand a floor with different machines, then put sealer on, and then the final finish coats on.

Is it okay to leave hardwood floors unfinished?2022-12-17T17:34:33+00:00

It won’t do anything but the wood will be unprotected. Some racquetball courts are unfinished but drinks and such are not allowed near them as it will cause issues. If you leave the wood unfinished it will ultimately become grey or black in color.

Is it cheaper to buy unfinished hardwood floors?2022-12-17T17:33:19+00:00

All floors are priced relative to the product quality. Cheaper wood like engineered 3/8″ vs 3/4″ flooring will be cheaper. generally, everything that Rustic Wood Floor Supply sells is priced the same across all sections of flooring based on quality. We have some prefinished items much more expensive than unfinished wood and some are more expensive. When you price the higher quality engineered woods against solid unfinished hardwood, unfinished is generally cheaper up front and in the long run.

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