YOUR TRUSTED VANCOUVER
HARDWOOD FLOORING STORE
We understand that installing a new floor in your house or apartment is a big, personal decision. When it comes time to make your choice, we’ll put our expertise to work for you to select the perfect floor for your needs, and once you’ve decided on your vision, our trademark integrated service means that you can sit back and relax as we take care of the entire installation process.
Since opening our doors in 2005, Floors Depot has been proud to be the premier flooring services and products provider in the Greater Vancouver Area. Let our almost two decades’ of experience work for you so that you can focus on the next step of your renovation with peace of mind.
TYPES OF HARDWOOD FLOORS
When deciding to install a new floor in your home, we recommend starting with the type of hardwood floor. Besides the obvious difference in price, each type of flooring has its own profile which should be carefully considered when you begin your planning.
We’ve summarized the most important differences in each type below, but if you have further questions one of our professionals would love to go into more detail with you!
Solid Hardwood Flooring
Planks of real hardwood for a timeless, elegant look
Extremely long-lasting and durable when properly cared for
More susceptible to moisture damage and warping
Higher cost and maintenance requirements means some areas of your home may not be a good candidate, such as a kitchen or basement
Engineered Hardwood Flooring
Constructed from several layers of wood pressed together
Highly resistant to moisture damage and warpage
Lacks the extreme longevity of a well-maintained natural hardwood floor
Versatile and more budget friendly product- great for areas of your home frequented by pets, children or at risk of leaks
HARDWOOD FLOOR SPECIES
Once you’ve selected your floor type, your next big decision is your species. The wide range we stock at Floor Depot allows us to offer you a stunning variety of colour, shade, durability and more. Here are three favourites to give you an example of the variety on offer;
A mainstay of Canadian construction for centuries, maple continues to provide us with an outstanding material for hardwood floors. Extremely durable, maple is a dependable choice with a surprising amount of variety in colour.
A favourite wood in recent years, white oak provides a tough floor that is resistant to dents and impacts. Even better, the wood readily accepts a variety of stains, giving you freedom to customize the appearance of your new floor.
When you need to make a statement, walnut is your wood of choice. Its dark, rich tones add an elegant warmth to any room. However, walnut is a softer wood that requires more care and maintenance to keep it looking at its best.
A sample of some of our other popular woods includes:
Need help picking the perfect wood for your installation? Our floor wood experts would be more than happy to sit down with you for a consultation:
HARDWOOD FLOOR PLANK
In addition to your species and stain colour, you can choose the width and cut of your wood for a traditional, rustic look, a modern, exotic aesthetic and everything in between — hardwood flooring is extremely versatile.
Shorter widths tend to have a classic look, whereas wider boards can either evoke a rustic cabin or a more contemporary style.
HARDWOOD FLOOR INSTALLATIONS
Sold on hardwood flooring? Floors Depot is the perfect destination for finding the right product. Besides the convenience of browsing our catalog from home, you’ll be working with a partner who has the expert knowledge to execute a perfect installation - as thousands of our clients can testify.
Our experienced professionals will not only bring an enormous catalog of flooring samples to your doorstep, they have the expert knowledge that allows them to guide you in picking the perfect hardwood floor product for your home. Once you’ve made your selection, you can sit back and let us do the work - we’ll prepare for the installation, safely moving your furniture and removing your old flooring. After we install your beautiful new floor, we’ll move everything back to its old place so you can enjoy your new hardwood in peace. We pride ourselves on our fast, efficient service - we’re usually in and out in one day!
To find out more about how why we are the best installer in the area, reach out to schedule a free estimate!
HARDWOOD FLOORING BRANDS
ADVANTAGES OF HARDWOOD FLOORS
Besides being a beautiful, all-natural addition to any home, hardwood floors offer several key advantages that make them one of the best investments you can make in your property. Here are just a few of the many benefits of hardwood floors:
Long lasting – Hardwood floors can last decades, even centuries if they are properly maintained. Luckily with a hardwood floor, cleaning and maintenance is easy and simple.
Nature’s Solution – Hardwood floors are made from all-natural materials that are non-allergenic and can easily be kept clean of dust and other irritants. They’re also an excellent insulator - heat, cold, noise and other elements will not pass through them as easily as they do with other flooring types.
Family-friendly – Children can play on hardwood floors without worry of scratches, and they're durable enough for rough wear from pets as well. Hardwood floors also provide comfort underfoot and keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
Nothing adds value to your home quite like a luxury hardwood floor. If you want to stand out from other properties in your area, a hardwood floor can be a great addition - you’ll enjoy it while you live in the property and benefit again when it comes time to put your home on the market. A beautiful floor is a great indication to a prospective buyer of the quality of construction and care put into your home.
Still not convinced? Ask for a free quote today and let our professionals find the perfect product for your home:
WHY TRUST FLOORS DEPOT?
The Best Team
In The Business
Our great reputation is built on our team of flooring professionals. Together they have lifetimes of experience in every part of the process and a deep knowledge of our products and services.
When you work with us, we handle every aspect of the flooring process. From our first consultation all the way through to the finishing touches of the installation, this lets us provide you with a smooth experience that we have mastered from start to finish.
By performing the entire process in-house and building on our great relationships with our suppliers, we’re confident that we can always offer you the best prices in the industry.
Environmentally Friendly Materials
Whenever there’s an option, we choose the environmentally friendly one. We consider environmental stewardship to be part of our business model. Modern hardwood floors are sourced from renewable timber resources.
We only work with trustworthy companies and suppliers that have a reliable track record of delivering top-quality products. When you work with us, you’ll know exactly what you are getting.
We treat each and every client as a new opportunity to show why we are the premier flooring specialist in the area. Reach out to us today to learn first hand why we are the best!
LATEST FLOORS DEPOT REVIEWS
We required an emergency floor replacement due on very short notice. We called Alex at 4pm on Friday afternoon and he was there by 6. Within days our floor was replaced and we were able to move back in. Alex and his team did an outstanding job. Their customer service is excellent. Marjan and I highly recommend Floors Depot!
Alex was a clear communicator. The job was done quickly and he was accommodating to our tight schedule. When some unforeseen challenges came up with the renovation (out of his control) he solved it and kept the project on schedule. Our floors look great, and the whole experience was stress free. I would highly recommend Alex to anyone!
Great price and excellent service from the Floors Depot store! They did a beautiful job installing our new laminate floors and paying special attention to finishings and trims. Thank you for a job well done. I will definitely refer you to my family and friends.
HARDWOOD FLOORING FAQ
How much will my hardwood flooring cost?
Every job will have its own unique cost, depending on the home and your needs and preferences as a customer. As a rough estimate, we typically quote in the range of $3 – $8 per square foot, but we would love to have an individual conversation about your requirements and provide you with a free quote.
Are engineered hardwood floors worth it?
Based on our intense positive feedback over the last two decades, the answer is “Yes!” as far as we’re concerned. The unique advantages of a product with the appearance of solid hardwood at a more affordable price, all while being equally or even more durable make it easy for us to recommend them. Ultimately the choice is yours, but we would love to convince you!
How long does hardwood last?
While this ultimately depends on the wear out on the floor and the level of care, thinner engineered hardwood floors are estimated to last 20-30 years, while thicker hardwood lasts closer to 40-80.
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