Part of the nBuy Life Event Network

Our home planning centers: 

Solid Hardwood Floor Grand Forks ND

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

B & L Hardwood Floor Services
(701) 746-1642
205 Fenton Ave
Grand Forks, ND
 
David Adams Hardwood Floor Sanding
(701) 746-9523
1211 Walnut St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Grand Forks Glass & Paint
(701) 746-8444
2030 32nd Ave S
Grand Forks, ND
 
Larry's Floorcoverings For Families, Inc.
(701) 772-8817
2524 S Washington St
Grand Forks, ND

Data Provided By:
Mid States Distributors
(701) 232-4723
3215 13th Ave S
Fargo, ND
 
Steves Quality Flooring Service LLC
(701) 215-3010
609 6th Ave S
Grand Forks, ND
 
Curtis D Tile Installation
(701) 780-0860
809 N 5th St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Brians Flooring Inc
(218) 773-3130
1622 Central Ave Ne
East Grand Forks, MN
 
Floor to Ceiling Carpet One
(701) 237-6601
360 36th St S
Fargo, ND
 
Custom Hardwood Flooring
(701) 221-9171
5333 Heatherwood Ln
Bismarck, ND
 
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read more from LetsRenovate.com