Walnut Wood Flooring

by Lee Wyatt
(last updated September 18, 2015)

Have you ever wanted to improve the look of your home, but found that you didn't know how to do it? One of the best ways that you can do this is through the use of hardwood flooring. Hardwood flooring is a beautiful and wonderful option that you can use to enhance the look of your home, and walnut wood flooring has to be one of the top choices among all the various kinds of wood flooring has got to be walnut wood flooring.

Before you go out and make your purchase of flooring, you should always carefully consider your options. Here are some simple guidelines that are designed to help you make an informed decision about what type of flooring you may wish to use in your home. As you read through the information presented here, see if walnut wood flooring is actually something that you want to use in your home.

  • Look. As with any kind of wood flooring, walnut typically comes in many different kinds or species. Each of these different species have a slightly different look, each of which can be exquisitely beautiful if prepared and taken care of properly. One of the more popular choices among walnut flooring is black walnut flooring. Black walnut flooring is a little of a misnomer though since the wood is not actually black. Rather this type of walnut flooring is a beautiful warm golden brown color that almost seems to glow with an inner light.
  • Durability. Just like with most kinds of hardwood flooring, walnut wood flooring has the potential to be around for a very long time. All that you need to do is make sure that you are taking care of it properly. With walnut wood floors, you will need to make sure that you regularly sweep the floors, so that you can keep any dirt and grime from getting worked into the seams of the wood. For a deeper clean, you should dust mop your floor once a week, and polish the floor once a month. Avoid any damage to your floors by cleaning up any spilled fluids quickly, and refrain from dragging anything across the floor.
  • What makes it a good choice? Compared to many other kinds of wood flooring, walnut is a good choice since it can typically take a little more damage, and requires a little less care than other kinds of wood flooring. If you are going for a warm and homey feel for your home, and must have wood flooring then walnut is one of the best possible choices for you to make.
  • What are the draw backs of this choice? When compared to other flooring options (such as laminate, or carpeting) walnut wood flooring will require more time and effort to maintain. If you still like the look of walnut wood though, keep in mind that you can always get some laminate walnut wood flooring.

Author Bio

Lee Wyatt

Contributor of numerous Tips.Net articles, Lee Wyatt is quickly becoming a regular "Jack of all trades." He is currently an independent contractor specializing in writing and editing. Contact him today for all of your writing and editing needs! Click here to contact. ...

MORE FROM LEE

Window Security

When talking about window security, many people think about security or alarm systems instead of thinking about things that ...

Discover More

Cleaning Decorative Pillows

Decorative pillows are great items that can help increase the beauty, and general comfort level, of almost any home design. ...

Discover More

Removing Magic Markers from Plaster

Whether you have children who really like to draw, or you got a little carried away with the magic marker, everyone can ...

Discover More

Find the Right Tool Right Away Finally, a homeowner's set that includes all the tools needed to complete basic DIY projects at an affordable price! The tools are stored in a molded case for security and portability. Check out Stanley 65-Piece Homeowner's Tool Kit today!

More Home Improvement Tips

Floor Removal

Floor removal is a fairly basic step in home renovations and one that can lead to a surprising amount of complications if not ...

Discover More

Simple Hardwood Floor Restoration

Simple hardwood floor restoration projects aren't all that difficult, though you will need to be careful. All you really need ...

Discover More

Installing Wide-Plank Flooring

If you are interested in having a "country" feel to your home, then you may want to consider wide-plank flooring. Installing ...

Discover More
Subscribe

FREE SERVICE: Receive an e-mail several times each week with a featured home improvement tip. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

Comments

If you would like to add an image to your comment (not an avatar, but an image to help in making the point of your comment), include the characters [{fig}] in your comment text. You’ll be prompted to upload your image when you submit the comment. Maximum image size is 6Mpixels. Images larger than 600px wide or 1000px tall will be reduced. Up to three images may be included in a comment. All images are subject to review. Commenting privileges may be curtailed if inappropriate images are posted.

What is five more than 2?

There are currently no comments for this tip. (Be the first to leave your comment—just use the simple form above!)


Subscribe

FREE SERVICE: Receive an e-mail several times each week with a featured home improvement tip. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

(Your e-mail address is not shared with anyone, ever.)