By far, White oak hardwood flooring is one of the most popular looks in design thanks to its sandy, blonde hues and bright, shimmering qualities. With its distinctive southern, beachy brightness and resilient hardness, there’s little question why this species is in high demand globally.
White oak is available in both flat sawn and quarter sawn varieties. Are you interested in a smart architectural look? A close up view of quarter sawn white oak reveals linear grain patterns which happen to be the most stable format for flooring planks and make quarter sawn white oak the top choice among flooring professionals.
White oak is a designer’s dream because it goes with almost everything. Do you like casual, bright white walls with colorful decorative accents? Fabulous! Are you interested in dark, rich woven carpets and burgundy walls? Fantastic! White oak hardwood flooring is a great choice for both spaces. We offer clear flat-sawn and clear quarter-sawn varieties. The latter is an even better choice if you are looking for long lines to make a space look bigger.
White Oak is very resilient to wear and is a great choice in homes with high wear from kids, pets and guests in shoes. As a single species, white oak can be general-purpose and flow from your mudroom to your kitchen and living area, all the way into a lower-use area like an office or music room. Since white oak flooring holds up to wear and tear, you won’t notice the difference between the amount of use in the spaces!
White oak is a classic wood flooring species in North America because of its glowing blonde tones and rugged toughness, but white oak is also a fantastic option for over subfloor heating. The added stability of the linear cut means that expansion and contraction due to moisture is reduced for your wood floor. When you’re considering subfloor heat, a Steller Solid Hardwood Floor in quarter-sawn white oak is the most stable, easiest to repair and access option available in the market!
White oak is versatile and can be used in a wide range of settings, from residential to commercial spaces. Traditional white oak shows off the beauty of the grain perfectly, while allowing the natural color of the wood to shine. Because of it’s golden hue, we do not recommend staining white oak floors. Steller’s team can work with you to recommend both flat-sawn and quarter-sawn varieties based on market availability and price.
Quartersawn white oak with a clear, satin polyurethane finish brings out the wood’s long architectural grain and ray-fleck shimmer.
Natural white oak with a clear, satin polyurethane finish has a wheaten tan coloration and a beachy feel.
Steller Floors is committed to both high-quality wood and high-quality craftsmanship. In practice, this means: