The Hapwood® Difference

Why Choose Hapwood®?

SITE-FINISHED BEAUTY WITHOUT THE CALLBACKS
  • National surveys rank site-finished floors tops in immediate satisfaction and return on investment.
  • Hapwood® is made to prevent seasonal gapping, cupping, and crowning.
  • Less than one claim per every million square feet installed.
SAVES JOB-SITE TIME AND MONEY
  • Job-site acclimation rarely required. Why?
    • Engineered with balanced face and back construction.
    • Two acclimation steps during manufacturing.
  • Less sanding is needed.
    • Hapwood® is the industry’s only pre-sanded product.
    • Precision milling eliminates overwood.
LESS WOOD REMOVAL IN FUTURE RESANDS
  • Hapwood® is manufactured to remain flat for life.
  • No leveling is required at resand.

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Why Choose Hapwood®?

Warranty

With Hapwood® you get the confidence that comes with the industry’s only limited lifetime warranty against seasonal movement. This warranty guarantees:

No Delamination
No Manufacturing Defects
No Seasonal Movement
No Cupping. No Gapping. No Problem.® Year after year after year… Guaranteed!

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Why Choose Hapwood®?

Reputation

Quality is important when selecting your floor of choice and even more so after installation. And that’s what Hapwood® by Howell brings to the table: averaging less than one claim per million square feet over the last 15 million square feet.

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Why Choose Hapwood®?

Unique

Howell utilizes a unique manufacturing process to produce unfinished engineered flooring that remains flat during seasonal humidity changes and fit together perfectly regardless of width, style, or species. The

Howell process:
Two-Step Moisture Acclimation
Balanced Face and Back Construction
One-Step Hot Pressing
Pre-Sanding
Diamond Tooling

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Why Choose Hapwood®?

Made in the USA

Hapwood® is made in the USA with components harvested in the USA. When you purchase Hapwood®, you are choosing high quality hardwood flooring and supporting “Hometown USA” jobs.

No Tariffs
Stable Pricing
Product Availability
High Quality

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Why Choose Hapwood®?

Experience

The Hapwood® is the oldest continuous unfinished engineered flooring product line on the market! Howell is a third generation family-owned company that has been manufacturing engineered wood products for over 75 years.

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Why Choose Hapwood®?

Environment

Can beautiful flooring have a positive impact on the environment? The answer is yes if it’s Hapwood®!

Hardwood timber is a renewable resource. When it is harvested, new trees grow back from the stump.

Hapwood® uses fewer trees per square foot than all other site finished hardwood options, and fewer trees per square foot than most prefinished options.

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Hapwood® Products

The Hapwood® Guarantee

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Beautiful Hardwood Floors
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The custom beauty of site-finished hardwood floors, without the cupping and gapping? Find out why Hapwood® floors perform better than solid hardwood floors. Ask a Product Expert today.

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