Skip Navigation
dark hardwood in living room

Hardwood Flooring in Springfield, IL

From classic styles to modern designs, hardwood flooring is the perfect flooring solution to suit just about every homeowner’s unique preference and lifestyle. If you’re dreaming of gleaming hardwood floors in your Springfield, IL home, the experts at Cummings Carpet One Floor & Home can help! We take pride in being your local hardwood experts, and we offer an extensive selection of high-quality hardwood flooring options.


Elevate the beauty and value of your home with Cummings Carpet One hardwood floors! Keep reading our comprehensive guide for tips on choosing the best hardwood for your home, what to know before and after installation, and more.


The Benefits of Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring continues to be a popular choice for homeowners in Springfield, IL, and for good reason. Here are some key benefits of choosing hardwood flooring:


How to Choose the Best Hardwood for Your Home

Choosing the perfect hardwood flooring for your Springfield home involves several considerations. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you make an informed decision:


Consider Your Lifestyle

Select the Right Hardwood Species

Choose Your Preferred Style

Test Out Flooring Samples

Popular Hardwood Styles in Springfield, IL

In Springfield, homeowners often gravitate towards classic and enduring hardwood styles. Here are some popular options:


Classic Elegance Flooring

Rustic Farmhouse Flooring

Modern Contemporary Flooring

Differences Between Solid Hardwood & Engineered Hardwood

When exploring our hardwood collection, you'll encounter two primary options: solid and engineered hardwood. Here's a comparison to help you decide:


Solid Hardwood

Engineered Hardwood

Humidity vs. Hardwood Flooring: Tips for a Happy Floor

Living in Springfield, IL means experiencing varying weather conditions throughout the year. These changes in temperature and humidity can affect your hardwood flooring. Here are some tips for maintaining your hardwood flooring health:


Why Professional Floor Installations Are Important

Preparing for Your Hardwood Installation

Before the installation day, there are a few essential steps to prepare your home:


  1. Remove all furniture, appliances, and old floor coverings from the installation area.
  2. Keep the air conditioning, heating, and ventilation systems operating to maintain a stable temperature and humidity level.
  3. Ensure that the installers have easy access to the installation areas and that there is no other foot traffic during the process.
  4. You can learn more about the installation process and what to expect here.

FAQs on Hardwood Flooring

Q. How much does hardwood flooring cost on average?

The cost of hardwood flooring can vary depending on the type of wood, grade, finish, and installation. Our team at Cummings Carpet One Floor & Home can provide you with a detailed quote based on your preferences and the size of your project.


Q. How long does it take to install hardwood floors in an average-sized room?

The installation time for hardwood floors varies depending on the size and complexity of the room. On average, it may take a few days to complete the installation, including acclimatization and finishing.


Q. What type of hardwood is best for high-traffic areas like hallways and entryways?

Hardwood species with higher hardness ratings, such as Oak and Hickory, are best suited for high-traffic areas, as they are more resistant to wear and dents.


Q. How do I maintain and clean my hardwood floors?

Discover the Best Hardwood Flooring Near You in Springfield, IL

We invite you to visit our Cummings Carpet One Floor & Home showroom in Springfield, IL, to explore our wide range of hardwood flooring options. Our knowledgeable team of flooring experts will guide you through the selection process, ensuring you find the perfect hardwood flooring to enhance your home's beauty and value. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and get started on your hardwood flooring journey!

Discover the Best Hardwood Floors

Get started on your hardwood floor journey! Browse our online selection of waterproof flooring, pet-friendly hardwood, wide-plank, and more!
herringbone hardwood flooring in living room

Flooring Design Inspiration

Need a little style inspo? Check out our Flooring Blog for tips on interior design and more!
hardwood flooring in bathroom

Visit Cummings Carpet One

Visit our showroom today to browse our current selection of hardwood and meet with a flooring expert.


Contact Us


Thank You For Contacting Us.

Thank you for contacting Carpet One Floor & Home. Your local flooring expert will reach out to you regarding your inquiry.