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Solid Hardwood Floor Honolulu HI

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

Hawaii Food Industry Association
(808) 533-1292
820 Mililani St Ste 810
Honolulu, HI
 
Hawaii Flooring Association
(808) 537-1224
677 Ala Moana Blvd Ste 815
Honolulu, HI
 
Kumaki Flooring
(808) 521-4169
350 Ward Ave Ste 106-20
Honolulu, HI
 
Dream Hardwood Flooring Incorporated
(808) 585-0900
521 Ala Moana Blvd Ste 259
Honolulu, HI
 
J C Flooring
(808) 591-9897
1149 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI
 
Honolulu Hardwoods Incorporated
(808) 589-2722
1211 Kona St
Honolulu, HI
 
Set In Stone
(808) 298-9161
522 I Kohi St
Honolulu, HI
 
Hawaiian Isles Flooring LLC
(808) 536-8400
521 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI
 
Bamboo Flooring Hawaii LLC
(808) 550-8080
521 Ala Moana Blvd Suite 213
Honolulu, HI
 
Barney & Son Flooring Service
(808) 591-2940
709 Pensacola St
Honolulu, HI
 

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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