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Solid Hardwood Floor Avondale AZ

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

Eagle Flooring
(623) 478-3900
10120 W Mcdowell Rd
Avondale, AZ
 
Haydens Carpet
(623) 925-2542
397 N Litchfield Rd
Goodyear, AZ
 
Vazilia
(623) 551-9912
770 W Mesquite Ln
Litchfield Park, AZ
 
Star Flooring
(602) 684-5544
616 S 55th Ave
Phoenix, AZ
 
Diamond Crafts Flooring
(866) 464-5573
4217 N 82nd Ave
Phoenix, AZ
 
American Discount Flooring
(623) 935-4321
1809 N Dysart Rd # C
Avondale, AZ
 
Blackhawk Floors Incorporated
(623) 853-1212
14130 W Mcdowell Rd Ste A105
Goodyear, AZ
 
Clayton Floor Covering & Design
(480) 584-5025
6991 W Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ
 
J & B Interiors Incorporated
(623) 478-5451
7225 W Roosevelt St
Phoenix, AZ
 
Mermerpay USA
(602) 393-2307
5402 W Roosevelt St
Phoenix, AZ
 

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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