Hardwood Colors & Species


Choosing just the right color can be among the biggest challenges when shopping for hardwood. Communicating your color preference over the phone can be even more difficult when scheduling an in home estimate. The following guide will help you to visualize and hopefully communicate the color you are looking for.

Gold & Honey Tones:

Warm and natural hues with yellow/gold undertones:

Hardwood Gold Honey Montage 2


Pure and Simple

Hardwood Black Montage

Brown Tones:

These tones can vary greatly and have the widest range of options. The following can help you to visualize some of the differences in brown tones.

Hardwood Browns Montage 2

Red Tones:

Red toned woods can vary dramatically from one another especially depending on the species and whether the finish is high polish or a more natural unpolished look. Consider the differences below between Santos Mahogany, Brazilian Cherry, and  Maple hardwood species.

Hardwoood Red Montage


Greys are difficult to render properly in a photo. They often appear black or even brown, but grey stained wood is becoming quite popular. If you’re looking for grey, we have it.

Hardwoood Grey Montage


Below is a quick preview of the most popular hardwood flooring species so that you may visualize the differences in grain movement.

Acacia - American Cherry - Birch

Beech - Brazilian Cherry - Hickory

Maple - Red Oak - Santos MahoganyWalnut - White Oak