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Solid Hardwood Floor Grand Island NE

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

Island Flooring
(308) 398-1160
515 S Webb Rd Suite C
Grand Island, NE
 
Hart Floors
(402) 744-3471
6880 W Lepin Rd
Doniphan, NE
 
Everclean Cleaning & Restoration
(402) 551-0262
2922 N 61st St
Omaha, NE
 
Floors Etc
(402) 496-0200
14450 Eagle Run Dr
Omaha, NE
 
River City Hardwood Floors
(402) 733-8847
3626 R St
Omaha, NE
 
Builders Warehouse
(308) 382-9656
824 S Webb Rd
Grand Island, NE
 
Reliable Floor Care
(402) 779-7554
2420 S 47th St
Omaha, NE
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
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Tile

A 1 Hardwood Floors
(402) 399-8699
3707 S 67th St
Omaha, NE
 
Shurter Mike
(402) 435-6480
4221 Bellville Dr
Lincoln, NE
 
Pro Source of Omaha
(402) 339-7070
11617 Centennial Rd
La Vista, NE
 

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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