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Definition

A higher-quality hardwood commonly found in eastern North America. It is used for construction, fencing, flooring, shipbuilding, making wine barrels, and in home interiors.

Things you need to know

White oak is weather resistant, but it has the tendency to warp or bow. It is harder than red oak, and therefore more durable.

Also known as

Quercus Alba

Cost Considerations

White oak flooring can cost between $3.69 and $5.09 per sq. ft.

Costs vary greatly by region (and even by zip code). To get free estimates from local contractors, please indicate yours.