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Solid Hardwood Floor Huntington WV

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

Quality Care Flooring
(304) 525-2771
549 Washington Ave
Huntington, WV
Huntington Floor Sanding
(304) 429-3400
2248 Spring Valley Dr
Huntington, WV
Flawless Flooring & Furnishings
(304) 733-6700
6148 Childers Rd
Barboursville, WV
Bailey Floor Co.
(606) 324-0124
4407 Mindy Jane Dr
Ashland, KY
Mr Sandman Hardwood Floors
(606) 836-0982
1116 Prospect Ave
Worthington, KY
Simpkins R L Floor Sanding
(740) 867-5201
162 Township Road 1119
Chesapeake, OH
C & L Flooring
(606) 931-0653
5624 Durbin Rd
Catlettsburg, KY
Carpet Outlet
(304) 736-5699
5837 Davis Creek Rd
Barboursville, WV
Flooring Fashions International Inc
(606) 329-1196
2725 Jason Rd
Ashland, KY
Broyles Flooring
(304) 578-5131
95 Breckenridge Lane
Oak Hill, WV
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
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

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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