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Solid Hardwood Floor Bismarck ND

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

Keller Hardwood Floors
(701) 355-4444
250 N 31st St
Bismarck, ND
 
Unique Hardwood Floors & Services
(701) 223-8205
11901 89th Ave Se
Bismarck, ND
 
MAGI Touch Carpet & Furniture
(701) 255-1932
800 E Sweet Ave
Bismarck, ND
 
Keller Specialties
(800) 573-1330
112 S Hannifin St
Bismarck, ND
 
Imperial Flooring
(701) 258-5335
3138 N 10th St
Bismarck, ND
 
Custom Hardwood Flooring
(701) 221-9171
5333 Heatherwood Ln
Bismarck, ND
 
Dakota Flooring
(701) 223-2256
1223 Continental Ave
Bismarck, ND
 
Carpet World
(701) 258-1968
501 Airport Rd
Bismarck, ND
 
Rodgers Hardwood Floors Incorporated
(701) 250-0625
9750 Island Rd
Bismarck, ND
 
Frieds Flooring
(701) 663-1216
310 13th Ave Ne
Mandan, ND
 

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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