The elegance of Versailles hardwood flooring
Hardwood floors with a Versailles pattern have been gracing the interiors of stylish homes, palaces and castles since the 17th century. Named for the famed floors in the palace of King Louis XIV, Versailles hardwood flooring exudes elegance and luxury, adding sophistication to any interior.
At Carlisle Wide Plank Floors, we offer Versailles wood flooring in a wide range of hardwoods. Our expert design consultants can help you explore all your options for parquet floors, and work with you to create a surface that will transform your interior and become a central and defining feature of your home.
What is Versailles hardwood flooring?
Versailles hardwood flooring is a hardwood floor that is installed with a Versailles pattern, in which smaller pieces of wood are fit together like a puzzle to form large squares of wood with an interwoven effect.
What are the benefits of Versailles hardwood flooring?
A Versailles wood floor pattern adds enormous visual appeal to any floor, along with a greater sense of elegance.
Can engineered floors be installed with Versailles pattern?
Yes. Carlisle offers Versailles engineered flooring in a wide variety of hardwoods. With a stronger core that is resistant to changes in temperature and humidity, engineered floors are ideal for installation in basements, over radiant heat and on concrete slab.
Can Versailles hardwood flooring be prefinished?
Yes. The prefinishing process is ideal for Versailles flooring and other parquet patterns, as all the intricate work of cutting, sanding, staining, ceiling and piecing the floor together can take place in the ideal and protected conditions of our woodworking facility. An engineered floor arrives at your home ready for a fast installation, and you’ll be able to avoid the mess, odor and inconvenience of having your floor finished on site.
What kind of wood is best for Versailles flooring?
Versailles surfaces can be made from any wood that is normally used to make hardwood floors. Our hardwoods include Ash, Birch, Brown and White Maple, Hickory, Cherry, Walnut, Red Oak and White Oak, which many customers choose as an alternative to Versailles European White Oak flooring.