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Solid Hardwood Floor Delavan WI

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

Four Seasons Flooring
(262) 728-6200
438 S Wright St
Delavan, WI
Contract Flooring
(262) 723-6907
47 S Wisconsin St
Elkhorn, WI
Kahles Wholesale Flooring Incorporated
(262) 723-4514
501 Nathan Ln Ste 7
Elkhorn, WI
Kiefer Specialty Flooring
(262) 245-9920
1472 Highland Dr
Lake Geneva, WI
Timeless Flooring
(262) 248-3276
1112 Wisconsin St
Lake Geneva, WI
Creative Hardwood Floors Inc.
(262) 275-1912
108 Madison St
Walworth, WI
Bobs Floor Covering
(262) 723-7111
422 N Wis
Elkhorn, WI
Kahles Whlse. Flooring Inc.
(262) 723-4514
500 Nathan Ln
Elkhorn, WI
Furniture Services Warehouse
(262) 248-8335
1330 Minahan Rd
Lake Geneva, WI
Blackhawk Hardwood Floors
(608) 676-2118
426 Church St
Clinton, WI

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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