Red Oak Wood
Grain Type: Straight grain with coarse and uneven texture
Color: Light brown with reddish hues
Advantages: Strong enough to last and last even under heavy traffic conditions, stains very well and has a great appearance when finished
Disadvantages: Not as resistant to decay or water damage
Red oak wood is very popular for flooring. A classic choice, oak wood has a beautiful grain pattern that accentuates any style. The rich color is easily enhanced with staining and a polished finish. This wood sets the standard for the Janka Hardness Scale. As a traditional wood, red oak is more affordable than exotic wood types.