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Solid Hardwood Floor Glendale AZ

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

Baker Bros Area Rugs & Flooring
(623) 931-4361
10240 N 43rd Ave
Glendale, AZ
GDC Flooring Installation
(623) 205-7858
9018 N 64th Ave
Glendale, AZ
Timberland Hardwood Floors
(602) 818-7654
5150 W. Phelps
Glendale, AZ
Ultimate Install Solutions
(623) 266-9259
8550 N 91st Ave
Peoria, AZ
Arizona Hardwood Floor Supply Inc
(623) 414-3328
9299 W Olive Ave Ste 613
Peoria, AZ
Frango Kenneth J
(623) 915-1760
10036 N 57th Dr
Glendale, AZ
Decorative Ceramics
(623) 937-6603
9010 N 56th Ave
Glendale, AZ
Cornerstone Flooring
(623) 842-4449
10222 N 43rd Ave
Glendale, AZ
Absolute Flooring Solutions LLC
(623) 581-1726
8550 N 91st Ave Ste 3
Peoria, AZ
Anytime Home Repair
(623) 815-7838
8601 N. 103rd Ave #299
Peoria, AZ

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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