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Solid Hardwood Floor Leitchfield KY

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

Elmores Floor Covering
(270) 230-8837
1017 Brandenburg Rd
Leitchfield, KY
 
L V L Painting Services Incorporated
(270) 286-6245
2762 Cedar Grove Church Rd
Brownsville, KY
 
Sandman
(270) 274-7273
2747 Hopewell Rd
Horse Branch, KY

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Prosource Wholesale Floorcoverings
(859) 293-2933
1183 Brock Mcvey Dr
Lexington, KY
 
Bowling Majestic Contracting
(859) 536-8700
956 Bordallo Dr
Lexington, KY
 
Fleeners Home Planning
(270) 259-3271
201 S Main St
Caneyville, KY
 
Elmore's Floor Covering
(270) 230-8837
1017 Brandenburg Rd
Leitchfield, KY

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Herlein Enterprises
(270) 775-4215
8201 Highland Lick Rd
Lewisburg, KY
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 Closed
Services
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Carpet Source
(502) 266-9440
2241 Ampere Dr
Louisville, KY
 
Hendrick Quentin Refurbish Wood Floors
(270) 793-0808
3522 Barren River Rd
Bowling Green, KY
 
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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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