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

Northeast Kitchen and Flooring Center
(401) 227-0947
2949 Hartford Ave
Johnston, RI
Promotion
Free granite with any kitchen purchase.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Bamboo Flooring, Carpet, Cork Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Stone, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Ruggieris Carpet One
(401) 942-1700
1191 Pontiac Ave
Cranston, RI
 
Ruggieri Bros Incorporated
(401) 463-9100
1191 Pontiac Ave
Cranston, RI
 
Casey Engineered Maintenance Incorporated
(401) 784-3555
300 Station St
Cranston, RI
 
Able Wood Floors
(401) 521-1505
99 Mauran St
Cranston, RI
 
Northeast Kitchen and Flooring Center
(508) 591-3773
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North Attleborough, MA
Promotion
Free granite with any kitchen purchase.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Bamboo Flooring, Carpet, Cork Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Stone, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Floodys Hardwood Flooring
(401) 944-8090
124 Stony Acre Dr
Cranston, RI
 
Andrews Hardwood Floors
(401) 944-8137
141 Caporal St
Cranston, RI
 
Warwick Floors
(401) 739-7131
350 Station St
Cranston, RI
 
Les Floor Service Corporation
(401) 272-8677
5 Hobson Ave
Cranston, RI
 

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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