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Solid Hardwood Floor Greenwich CT

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

Country Floors Incorporated
(203) 862-9900
12 E Putnam Ave
Greenwich, CT
 
Infinity Floors LLC
(203) 531-1022
10 Dale Dr
Greenwich, CT
 
Port Chester Rug & Linoleum Co.
(914) 908-5534
12 Bowman Avenue
Port Chester, NY
 
Port Chesters Redi Cut Carpets
(914) 937-5885
173 N Main St
Port Chester, NY
 
Mp Wood Flooring
(203) 531-2856
177 Hobart Ave
Greenwich, CT
 
Fm Hardwood Flooring
(914) 358-4540
4 Bulkley Ave
Port Chester, NY
 
Anderson Flooring Inc
(914) 934-7633
15 Loch Ln
Port Chester, NY
 
Anderson Flooring
(800) 775-7633
44 Broad St
Port Chester, NY
 
Westwood Flooring
(203) 629-7600
1064 North St
Greenwich, CT
 
Greenwich Flooring Incorporated
(203) 869-8555
132 Cutler Rd
Greenwich, CT
 

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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