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Solid Hardwood Floor Dunkirk NY

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

Revenew Carpeting & Floor Covering
(716) 366-2076
200 Lake Shore Dr E
Dunkirk, NY
 
Dietzens Carpets & Flooring
(716) 672-4468
156 Newton St
Fredonia, NY
 
Ray Gilbert Floor Sanding
(716) 753-3580
6025 Mill Rd
Mayville, NY
 
Ray Gilberts Floor Sanding
(716) 753-3548
6025 Mill Rd
Mayville, NY
 
Floors Galore
(845) 335-4277
7 Tribune Lane
Red Hook, NY
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 Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bamboo Flooring, Carpet, Cork Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Stone, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Puccis Carpet One
(716) 672-5171
112 W Main St
Fredonia, NY
 
Gallivan Floor Sanding
(716) 934-4773
26 Glenwood Ave
Silver Creek, NY
 
Chautauqua Design Center
(716) 269-5000
102 E Chautauqua St
Mayville, NY
 
Jeff Wadsworth Construction
(716) 489-8909
124 Lake Crest Ave
Lakewood, NY
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bamboo Flooring, Carpet, Cork Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Stone, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Ultra Clean Flooring and Refinishing
(631) 721-1160
322 Kansas Street
Lindenhurst, NY
Hours
Monday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
Flooring

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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