Can hardwood floors be left unfinished?

You do not have to finish your hardwood floor. It’s not as common as it used to be, but you can leave the floor unfinished. These are often called raw floors or bare floors. Stains and finishes keep out dirt and moisture, though.

How do you modernize red oak floors?

White or grey cabinets are a good way to balance the red tones in Red Oak hardwood.

  1. If you want to temper the red tones… try off-white or light grey colors.
  2. If you want to turn up the heat to bring out the wood’s warm hues… try red or navy colors.
  3. If you want to lighten up darker tones…

What is the best stain color for red oak?

The best stain colors for oak

  • Early American by Varathane.
  • Dark Walnut by Minwax.
  • Briarsmoke by Varathane.
  • Puritan Pine by Minwax.
  • Classic Gray by Minwax.
  • White Wash by Varathane.
  • Walrus Oil cutting board oil.
  • Weathered Oak by Minwax.

Can you leave Red Oak unfinished?

The wood is old, too, so it has a lot of character and any new gouge or stain isn’t noticeable. You have to be okay with imperfections and watermarks and all of the things that come with an unfinished floor. If those things send you into a twist, you will not enjoy raw wood underfoot.

Can you leave oak flooring unfinished?

Unfinished wood flooring is a popular choice with certain people who prefer to retain wood in its completely natural state. If you do this, you could seriously damage the wood by inadvertently leaving too much moisture on and between the boards. Be gentle with your boards – they are naked after all!

How big is an unfinished red oak floor?

We currently offer a huge variety of unfinished red oak strip flooring in widths from 1 1/2″, all the way up to 18″ wide planks. If you are looking for 2 1/4″ red oak strip flooring, just look below for the available selections we offer.

Where can I get red oak flooring for cheap?

We are your source for Unfinished Solid Red Oak Hardwood Flooring. We offer high quality red oak flooring sourced from the finest mills in America. With hundreds of options to choose from you are sure to find the unfinished red oak floor you are looking for at a wholesale price.

What kind of hardwood flooring is the cheapest?

We have all grades available including Select & Better, #1 Common, Character, #2 Common and #3 Common. We also provide long length options at an affordable price. All of our unfinished hardwood flooring is kiln dried and NWFA certified or better. If you are looking for Rift and Quartered Red Oak wood flooring we have it.