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Solid Hardwood Floor Horn Lake MS

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

Fowler Flooring
(662) 342-0345
8680 Highway 51 N
Southaven, MS
Mid-South Specialties Inc
(901) 345-5170
3379 Cazassa Rd
Memphis, TN
Shuler Distributing Co
(901) 363-8770
3040 Democrat Rd
Memphis, TN
BI Wood International
(901) 795-3567
3825 Old Getwell Rd
Memphis, TN
Southern Oak Hardwood Flooring Distribution
(901) 362-9663
4519 Old Lamar Ave
Memphis, TN
Romanoff Floor Covering
(901) 332-3972
3101 Fleetbrook Dr
Memphis, TN
Industrial Applications
(901) 794-4334
2871 Farrisview Blvd
Memphis, TN
Select Floors
(662) 298-0055
24 W Commerce St
Hernando, MS
Everetts Floor Service
(901) 797-9918
3580 Sky Harbor Cv
Memphis, TN
Granitite of Memphis Inc
(662) 895-9976
8802 Old Craft Rd
Olive Branch, MS

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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