Your Many Choices in Hardwood Flooring

"Through the Woods’ pride, professionalism & attention to detail are unsurpassed. They consistently exceed my expectations!"
--Eric K., Interior Designer


Types of Wood Floors

styles of wood There are many choices on the market today. Our goal is to educate you on the possibilities so you that can choose the perfect hardwood floor for your home. We have samples of woods from around the world and we are happy to bring a variety to you so that you can see how different types of wood combine with the architectural features of your home, your furniture and other design elements. Read more...


Styles of Wood Floors

styles of wood Wood flooring is manufactured in many widths, and comes in a variety of patterns. We can help you in choosing a style that will best complement your architecture and décor. Read more…


Brands

styles of wood Visit our showroom, open by appointment, which offers an excellent choice of species, stains and finishes, from many manufacturers. You are welcome to take samples home with you so that you can see how various woods combine with your architecture and décor. Or if you prefer, Chris can bring samples to your home. Read more…


Appearance

white pine The appearance of the wood is determined by the amount of character marks like knots and streaks, and worm holes and color variation. The angle that the wood is cut from the tree determines how the grain pattern will display. Read more…


Specialty Designs

white oakThe variety of architectural styles in Tampa Bay invites the use of the full array of style choices. We can create a one-of-a-kind look with borders, medallions, hand-distressing, painted floors, mixed media and exotic wood species. We are happy to assist you in designing a floor to complement your architecture, suit your lifestyle and increase the value of your home. Read more…


Finishes

Unlike grandma’s waxed floors, today's wood floor finishes provide an easy care surface, perfect for the busy homeowner. These finishes are usually urethanes and remain on the surface of the wood and form a protective coating. Surface finishes are popular today because they are durable, water-resistant and require minimal maintenance. Read more…


Species

Installed inlaid compass of Wenge, Bubinga, Satinwood, Yellow Heart, Padauk. Mother Earth has provided us with a huge variety of wood species, each with its own character, color, grain pattern, and hardness.  We have many of these species in our showroom and can provide you with information and samples for all of them. Most of these species are available in solid and engineered, and both prefinished and unfinished. Read more...


Laminates

Laminate flooring should not be confused with real wood engineered wood flooring though both are made of layers of material bonded (laminated) together for strength. Laminate floors use several materials such as resin, wood fiber and Kraft paper (materials vary by manufacturer) compacted under pressure. This material is then cut into pieces to resemble wood planks. Read more…