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Solid Hardwood Floor Bloomsburg PA

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

M & M Carpet One
(570) 387-1966
6003 Columbia Blvd
Bloomsburg, PA
Hometown Carpet Flooring America
(570) 275-1869
1419 Montour Blvd
Danville, PA
Blooms Carpet Installation
(570) 759-6991
1727 Steel St
Berwick, PA
Baileys Carpet and More
(570) 339-0955
200 S School St
Mount Carmel, PA
Floorstar Interiors
(570) 473-7072
619 Point Township Dr
Northumberland, PA
Garveys Carpet Vinyl & Tile
(570) 784-5563
1027 E 7th St
Bloomsburg, PA
Builders Direct
(570) 752-1500
1029 W Front St
Berwick, PA
Boone John Flooring Installation
(570) 759-8713
13 Wolf Manor Dr
Berwick, PA
Cole Edward E Flooring
(570) 649-5208
934 County Line Rd
Turbotville, PA
Mt Ridgewood Products Inc
(570) 473-7072
100 Priestley Ave
Northumberland, PA

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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