Products & Installation


Many people choose hardwood for its character and its natural beauty, which set it apart from other flooring options. While other flooring options, such as vinyl and laminate, can perfectly duplicate the look of hardwood, the true depth and naturalistic elegance of genuine hardwood remains unmatched. It can also add value to your home, and it can last for decades with proper care and maintenance.

The Hardwood Styles That You Need

Learn more about what style of hardwood might best fit you and your home. At Eternal Flooring & Carpentry of Marin, we proudly feature a wide range of hardwood stylings designed to meet your needs.

Hardwood Floors by Eternal Flooring
Hardwood Smooth


A clean and classic look, smooth hardwood flooring provides homeowners with a low maintenance and attractive flooring option.

Hardwood Reclaimed

Reclaimed / Distressed

Looking to add a little character to your home? You might want to consider reclaimed/distressed hardwood flooring. Offering homeowners with a classy, lived-in look, you’ll love what reclaimed/distressed hardwood does for your home.

Hardwood Subtle Scraped

Subtle Scraped

Nuanced, subtle scraped hardwood offers the worn look of distressed hardwood along with the smoothness of something more modern.
Hardwood Heavy Scraped

Heavy Scraped

Textured and featuring an abundance of wear and tear, heavy scraped hardwood flooring offers character and class.
Hardwood Wire Brushed


One of the more popular hardwood flooring options, wire-brushed hardwood is a classic look that provides homeowners with a double dose of sophistication.

Hardwood Floor Installation

Installing hardwood flooring to a home or business adds value, warmth and beauty to your inside environment. There is a verity of hardwood flooring to choose from in many different styles, species of wood, color and widths. Hardwood floors are easy to keep clean. They can be swept, steam-cleaned, or vacuumed to remove any dirt or debris that has accumulated. Not having to clean very often while still knowing that your floors are not harboring any environmental hazards like dust mites or pet dander is an amazing benefit. What makes wood floors even easier to maintain is the fact that they are significantly more stain resistant than other types of flooring. If you spill something, all you need to do is wipe it up
Hardwood Installation Services

Is Installing Hardwood Floors the Best Choice for You?

If you’re thinking about upgrading your home, installing hardwoods are a great choice that come with a long list of benefits. If you are looking for a floor that provide timeless beauty, increase the value of your home, are easy to clean, and designed to last for many decades, then it’s hard to go wrong with wood floors.

The type of installation and materials your home needs is determined by your home being on a concrete slab or having a plywood subfloor. The two main ways of installing are referred to as a nailed down or a glued down installation. Each are effective and have their own unique qualities that make them particular to the type of subfloor you’re installing on top of.

Give us a call to help you with your installation process! It will be easy and you will love it!

Hardwood Floor Refinishing Service in Marin & Sonoma County

Sanding and refinishing hardwood floors can seem difficult for homeowners in Marin and Sonoma counties that haven’t done or seen it before. There are many steps involved in sanding and preparing newly installed or pre-existing wood floors. Our hardwood flooring experts believe passionately in educating our clients about best practices, so that they can save money and time on floor installation, refinishing, and maintenance. Maybe you’ve considered refinishing your wood floors, but you’ve been putting off the project because you have heard that it’s messy. Or perhaps you’ve been dealing with other, more pressing remodeling projects in your home. But, the sooner you deal with the refinishing project, the better. Here’s why:
  • You can make an old, gritty floor look beautiful and almost new again;
  • You can reduce maintenance/replacement costs;
  • You can improve the aesthetic quality of the room, making it more livable and increasing the value of the property;
  • You can reduce the likelihood that the wood might splinter (and slice open someone’s bare foot!) or break down and become a harbor for pests like termites.

Unless you have vast experience–and the right tools and helpers–hardwood floor refinishing is not a job you should do on your own. It’s energy and time-intensive.The multi-step process needs to be done precisely, or you could set the stage for a headache-inducing “redo” of the job. You could even hurt yourself in the process. For instance, if you don’t use proper ventilation when you sand, you will aerosolize tiny particles of organic compounds into your ventilation system. This micro-grit can then cause create breathing problems and also coat your cabinets and appliances with filmy dust. Refinishing hardwood floors takes time, patience, and the proper tools and techniques, but the results can be extraordinary. The professional team here at Eternal Floors & Carpentry can help you complete your project on time, on spec, and on budget. We can give you the tips and tools you need to keep your