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Solid Hardwood Floor Menasha WI

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

Aapf Appleton Area Plaster & Flooring
(920) 720-8847
618 1st St
Menasha, WI
 
Carpet One Ladywel Floors Inc.
(920) 725-2604
1101 Midway Rd
Menasha, WI
 
Fox Valley Carpets
(920) 739-0510
W4510 W Broadway Dr
Appleton, WI
 
The Floor Co.
(920) 788-8865
N4006 County Rd E
Appleton, WI
 
Valley Dura-Coat
(920) 450-6866
4724 N Altamont Dr
Appleton, WI
 
Classic Hardwood Flooring
(920) 729-9725
1253 Briarwood Dr
Menasha, WI
 
Maple Leaf Flooring
(920) 205-2581
1742 Dublin Trl
Neenah, WI
 
Bath Tech
(920) 380-0303
1880 N Casaloma Dr
Appleton, WI
 
Wisconsin Hardwood
(920) 731-5551
N2926 Jeske Rd
Appleton, WI
 
All Professional Hardwood Damian Liriano
(920) 730-1315
1755 N Outagamie St
Appleton, WI
 

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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