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Solid Hardwood Floor Denham Springs LA

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

The Floor Store and More Inc.
(225) 664-5361
2540 Florida Blvd Sw Suite A
Denham Springs, LA
Southern Classic Millworks
(225) 261-1844
18231 Greenwell Springs Rd
Greenwell Springs, LA
Jacks Custom Flooring
(225) 261-4565
11913 Hooper Rd
Baton Rouge, LA
Rogers Carpet Works
(225) 261-4499
9611 Shadows End Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
A s Hardwood Floors
(225) 439-1990
10053 Langston Dr
Denham Springs, LA
Capital Applied Services Inc
(225) 665-0271
8743 Montclair St
Denham Springs, LA
Planks & Pads
(225) 665-2760
13301 Burgess Ave
Walker, LA
Ted Thibodeaux Flooring
(225) 262-1119
12125 Morganfield Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Fresina James V
(225) 261-4804
9615 Shoe Creek Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Artistic Floors
(225) 243-5053
34130 La Highway 16
Denham Springs, LA

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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