Grain Type: Coarse feel from a close grain pattern
Color: Ranges from reddish to light brown, lots of color variety
Advantages: One of the hardest woods for floors, very heavy and dependable, shock resistant, extremely resistant to decay and highly durable, has become one of the more popular traditional woods for flooring projects in recent years due to its appearance and dependability
Disadvantages: This wood can split when nailed, ruining the appearance of the wood, DIY projects with hickory without extensive experience are not advised
Hickory wood is one of the most common hardwoods used for flooring. Harder than oak or maple wood, hickory has long-lasting durability. Hickory has a lot of unique grain patterns so every floor is completely custom. Art Wood Floors designs and installs hickory wood floors at homes across southeast Wisconsin. We also refinish and restore existing hickory floors which have become discolored or damaged from age.