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Solid Hardwood Floor Harrisonburg VA

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

Floor Outlet USA
(540) 574-3703
3175 S Main St
Harrisonburg, VA
 
C & F Floor Covering Experts
(540) 574-6111
753 E Gay St
Harrisonburg, VA
 
Carpet Tech of Va
(540) 896-7757
381 S Main St
Broadway, VA
 
Shen Valley Floor Covering
(540) 298-8147
15386 Old Spotswood Trl
Elkton, VA
 
Five Star Contractors, Inc.
(757) 726-7975
8 Glascow Way
Hampton, VA
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Newland Furniture Movers
(540) 833-6771
7164 Simmers Valley Rd
Harrisonburg, VA
 
MacKs Painting Service Inc
(540) 564-1127
190 N River Rd
Mount Crawford, VA
 
Valley Hardwood Incorporated
(540) 298-2276
928 Loop Rd
Elkton, VA
 
Sheaves Floors LLC
(540) 248-0650
506 Laurel Hill Rd
Verona, VA
 
Star Floor
(571) 499-5923
5142 Brittney Elyse Circle
Centreville, VA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Services
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing

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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