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Solid Hardwood Floor Galax VA

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

Wood Floor Depot
(276) 238-5500
1017 W Stuart Dr
Galax, VA
 
Wood Plus Hardwood Flooring LLC
(276) 238-9534
111 N Depot Ave
Galax, VA
 
Ruiz Hardwood Floors
(276) 236-5569
296 Trading Post Rd
Galax, VA
 
Quality Installation Company
(276) 773-3640
408 S Independence Ave
Independence, VA
 
Absher Hardwood Floors
(336) 372-6162
1631 Bledsoe Creek Rd
Sparta, NC
 
Coxe Hardwood Floors
(276) 238-0500
99 Mccamant Dr
Galax, VA
 
Turman Hardwood Flooring
(276) 236-9963
152 Boyer Rd
Galax, VA
 
Easter Millworks
(276) 728-9392
1896 Sylvatus Hwy
Hillsville, VA
 
Quality Installation Co
(276) 773-3072
24 Riverside Dr
Independence, VA
 
Highland Rent-All
(336) 372-7981
209 Macedonia Church Rd
Sparta, NC
 

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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