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The next installment in our hardwood flooring species series is Red Oak hardwood floors, which is something of a standard against which other domestic hardwoods are judged.  Here’s BuildDirect Co-Founder Rob Banks to explain more:

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In short, red oak is porous, with an open grain.  And it is the baseline species when it comes to comparable hardness, too.



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Rob Jones

Rob served as Editor-In-Chief of BuildDirect Blog: Life At Home from 2007-2016. He is a writer, Dad, content strategist, and music fan.