Discover the Perfect Season for Hardwood Floor Installation

Created by Stephanie at September 25, 2023, 2:35 pm

As we approach the final stretch of 2023, you might already have some big plans for the upcoming year ahead. Among these might be some long overdue home renovations. Like most homeowners, you might be considering doing your rebuilding process from the ground up (literally.) This means getting an updated floor to really bring out the aesthetic you've always wanted. Your best option for this is a hardwood floor, with better air quality and less upkeep; many homeowners have seen the advantages of having one installed. That said, what’s the best time of year to do so? Today, we plan on answering that question.


You might be thinking that winter isn't a good time to conduct renovations. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Not only are contractors less busy during this time of year, but having a hardwood floor installed during the winter gives the floorboards time to settle. You’ll find that winter installations have a very flexible schedule, making them ideal for the homeowner who’s got their hands full.


The summer months tend to be very busy for contractors. This is because, with summer vacation and kids being out of school, many families enjoy having their homes worked on while they’re traveling. Finding the right time might be difficult, so planning ahead is certainly advised. If you live in a humid climate, have the wood inside your home for a few weeks to acclimate to the temperature before having it installed.

Fall & Spring

Both of these seasons are sometimes considered the most ideal for hardwood floor installations. The cooler temperatures mean you can have cross ventilation in your home while the floors are being installed. If you live in an area that has winter temperatures that drop below freezing or very humid summers, spring, and fall are the best times of year to have your new floors put in. This also means that you can prepare for a cozy winter next to a fireplace or have summertime get-togethers and impress your guests with your new flooring.

As you can see, there really is no wrong or right time to install the hardwood floor that you’ve always wanted. No matter what time of year it might be, the experts at are here to lend their assistance in bringing your dream home to life. Visit us online or give our team a call at 800-689-9006 when you’re ready to undertake the remodeling process.