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Solid Hardwood Floor Lexington NC

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

Souza Floor Covering
(336) 270-9948
Denton, NC
Monday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Stone, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Everhart Floor Sanding & Refinishing
(336) 249-9033
902 Raeford Ave
Lexington, NC
Tic Tac Tile The Flooring Specialist
(336) 798-2817
357 Valiant Dr
Lexington, NC
Hollywood Hardwood Flooring
(336) 764-0255
163 Hickory Hills Ln
Lexington, NC
L & S Custom Mouldings
(336) 476-5702
10203 E Us Highway 64
Thomasville, NC
Jerrys Carpet Company
(336) 249-0264
305 Mountview Ct
Lexington, NC
Creative Carpets Discount Sales Incorporated
(336) 243-2073
600 Raleigh Rd
Lexington, NC
Tarheel Wood Floors
(336) 731-7896
746 Shady Hanes Rd
Lexington, NC
Unilin Flooring
(336) 313-4000
550 Cloniger Dr
Thomasville, NC
Unilin Flooring Nc LLC
(336) 474-3998
3286 Denton Rd
Thomasville, NC

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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