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Solid Hardwood Floor Ardmore OK

Local resource for solid hardwood floors in Ardmore. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to wooden floors, as well as advice and content on flooring installation and floor finishing.

Arbuckle Flooring and Fine Stone Inc.
(580) 223-4929
1211 Veterans Blvd
Ardmore, OK
 
Gibson's Flooring
(580) 677-0445
712 W Broadway St
Ardmore, OK

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Brecheen Bros Abbey Carpet Inc
(405) 942-8633
3550 W Reno Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Baileys Floor Covering
(405) 567-0175
920 Jim Thorpe Blvd
Prague, OK
 
Allens Floor Service
(405) 872-3949
9161 48th Ave Se
Noble, OK
 
Advance Flooring
(580) 564-5262
823 Grand Ave
Ardmore, OK
 
Bentley Flooring Inc.
(405) 235-6471
3844 Nw 8th St
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Arrow Hardwood Floors
(405) 843-1310
1817 Dorchester Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Access Floor Specialist Incorporated DBA Allied Interiors
(405) 392-4405
414 Persimmon Ridge Rd
Blanchard, OK
 
Beckett Brothers
(405) 682-5336
4701 Sw 18th St
Oklahoma City, OK
 
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Hardwood Flooring and Wood Types

Types of Hardwood Flooring
(pros and cons)

home remodeling articles and tips

topic: types of hardwood flooring
by Debbie Abrams Kaplan

Hardwood flooring adds a clean, polished look that can last decades, as well as value to your home. Here are some hardwood pointers to consider before heading to the showroom.

Solid hardwood comes in different types of wood, and even bamboo. Consider the wood’s grain, color and durability when choosing what works best for your home. Solid planks of hard wood come in cherry, oak, maple, walnut as well as exotic varieties. One of the more popular “woods” is now bamboo. Technically in the grass family, bamboo is considered more environmentally friendly because it grows faster than hardwood, and it’s as durable as white oak.

Before choosing solid hardwood, though, you’ll want to think about installation. If your foundation is concrete, with no sub-floor, it would be easier and cheaper to install engineered wood. While hardwood can be tough to install without a professional, engineered wood is easier, because it’s a thinner plank of wood glued onto a plywood board. You can easily latch the boards together as a “floating floor” using a tongue and groove system or glue. Because the wood is pre-finished, you don’t have the offensive smell or waiting time after sanding and sealing the wood.

One disadvantage of engineered wood is that because it’s a thinner s...

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