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Solid Hardwood Floor Conway AR

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

Elite Flooring Services Of Arkansas LLC.
(501) 612-3512
175 Aikman Pass
Conway, AR
Classic Tile & Hardwood Flooring
(501) 327-3989
10 Northridge Dr
Conway, AR
Mike Parks Horner Flooring
(501) 679-5932
170 Slatey Ford Rd
Greenbrier, AR
Professional Flooring Supply Company
(501) 771-1263
29 Collins Industrial Pl
Maumelle, AR
Floors Etc.
(501) 831-7335
2A Collins Ind Place
Maumelle, AR
Moix Carpets Inc.
(501) 327-5384
770 Enterprise Ave
Conway, AR
Affordable Cabinets Flooring & More
(501) 505-8800
1520 Old Morrilton Hwy
Conway, AR
Maumelle Custom Floors
(501) 803-9177
760 Edgewood Dr
Maumelle, AR
Professional Flooring Supply Co.
(501) 771-1263
7950 Counts Massie Rd
Maumelle, AR
Carpet Masters Ltd.
(501) 835-0108
3301 E Kiehl Ste 4
Sherwood, AR

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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