Wide plank flooring can be chosen based on species, color, style and price
By species it refers to the tree from which the plank is harvested when categorized under hardwood and softwood plank flooring, wide planks are harvested from trees such as oak, maple, cherry, and walnut. Wood planks harvested for reclaimed plank flooring are generally from chestnut and heart pine
From grades of a particular species, a general color tone is identified to signify. Apparently, not all the grades of a particular species will have the same indicated color used in wide plank flooring.
Formal species complements elegance and contemporary settings. Country species are perfect for casual or traditional design. Rustic goes well in informal or colonial ambiance.