White Oak Wood
Grain Type: Straight and coarse grain texture
Color: Light brown, can appear darker with time or stains
Advantages: Very strong and also visually appealing, one of the most popular woods for flooring and construction, less likely to suffer from fungal decay or water damage
Disadvantages: May require multiple stains and finishes due to highly porous abilities
Fun White Oak Fact: This wood is often used for preserving wine and enhancing their flavor as they age
White oak floors are found in homes all across Wisconsin. Despite the name, white oak tends to have gold tones perfect for adding warmth to any room. The coloring makes this wood popular in modern homes. White oak carries many of the same benefits of red oak but has a higher Janka Hardness Scale rating.