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Solid Hardwood Floor Gilmer TX

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

Loyd Melvin Flooring
(903) 843-5106
110 Henderson St
Gilmer, TX
Phillips Flooring Center
(903) 236-4900
1904 Judson Rd
Longview, TX
Carpet One
(903) 758-4678
1800a North Eastman Road
Longview, TX
Kokenzie Floor Store
(903) 236-7760
703 N Fredonia St
Longview, TX
Harris Carpet & Floors
(713) 364-0336
12515 Fondren Rd
Houston, TX
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 - 12:00 AM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Stone, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Floor Design Center
(903) 297-6818
201 W Us Highway 80
White Oak, TX
R & R Services
(903) 295-2763
5914 Old Hwy 80
Longview, TX
Advantage Building Svcs.
(903) 753-2931
438 S High St
Longview, TX
McGinnins Carpet Center
(903) 753-0587
1015 Mccann Rd
Longview, TX
Home Castle Concepts, Inc
(214) 790-7777
2433 Lacy Ln Ste 102
Carrollton, TX
Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Carpet, Cork Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Tile, Vinyl 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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