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Solid Hardwood Floor Boaz AL

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

Walk About Flooring
(256) 840-0494
1031 Crawford Rd
Boaz, AL
Flooring Concepts
(256) 894-8085
346 Railroad Ave
Albertville, AL
B & B Flooring Co
(256) 546-0173
1501 S 11th St
Gadsden, AL
Walk About Flooring LLC
(256) 582-5753
2307 Highway 79 S
Guntersville, AL
Foote Bros Carpet One
(256) 549-1965
200 W Meighan Blvd
Gadsden, AL
R Js Flooring Inc
(256) 561-6763
6373 County Road 26
Boaz, AL
Floor Source
(256) 538-9528
274 W Covington Ave
Attalla, AL
McAfee Tile Company
(205) 589-2223
3256 Main St
Altoona, AL
Dalton Flooring
(256) 543-7180
120 Holmes St
Gadsden, AL
Mince Larry Flooring & Interiors by Carolyn
(256) 442-7698
155 S Hawk Dr
Rainbow City, AL

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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