Thinking about renovating with Columbia wood flooring? If so, you will be treated to a selection of 24 styles in oak, cedar, pearwood, rosewood, walnut, hickory, pecan, maple, cherry, and even bamboo. Columbia wood flooring collections offer the luxurious full-grained beauty of real wood combined with an exceptional ease of installation and maintenance.
With planks individually selected, cut, and milled, Columbia wood flooring features a simplicity of installation unsurpassed in the industry. Ranging in width from 2 1/4 to 5 inches and in thickness from 5/16 to 3/4 inch, Columbia wood flooring comes finished and ready to lay yourself or by a professional flooring contractor. Full installation instructions can be found online at www.ColumbiaFlooring.com in convenient PDF format and viewed before purchase.
Instructions for maintaining Columbia wood flooring, also found at the companys Web site mentioned above, include routine and simple-to-do tasks. A trademarked aluminum-oxide finish goes the extra mile toward keeping this hardwood flooring beautiful and low in maintenance, but some care is needed.
Sweeping and regular vacuuming (without a beater bar) plus dry-mop cleaning with manufacturer-recommended products keeps every Columbia wood flooring product at its peak appearance. Of course, common sense caveats include not walking on your Columbia wood flooring in spiked heels, keeping pet nails trimmed, using casters with felt padding under furniture, avoiding cleaners containing tung and lemon oil, and not dragging furniture across the surface, which could result in gouging and scratching of the wood surface.
Several Columbia wood flooring collections feature exotic hardwoods, the Out of Africa and Tanaka (bamboo) collections. These hardwoods darken with age and exposure to the sun, but most homeowners recognize this as an enhancing characteristic to their Columbia wood flooring.
So if you are considering hardwood floors, keep Columbia wood flooring in mind. With more than 40 years in the business of hardwood flooring, Columbia ranks as an industry leader. Check out their Web site and while you are there, be sure to take a look at their other products, such as their engineered wood and laminate flooring. Whichever product you choose, you can not go wrong with Columbia wood flooring.