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Solid Hardwood Floor Millsboro DE

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

Truitts Carpet Service
(302) 934-8718
229 Main St
Millsboro, DE
 
McAllister & Son Custom Tile Works
(302) 539-8025
60 Atlantic Ave
Ocean View, DE
 
Floors and More
(302) 645-5052
473 Highway One
Lewes, DE
 
Dias Hard Wood Flooring
(302) 644-93807
31675 Beech Plum Ct
Lewes, DE
 
Oc Floor Gallery
(302) 644-4949
1124 Highway One
Lewes, DE
 
Sherwin-Williams Company
(302) 934-1556
565 E Dupont Hwy
Millsboro, DE
 
Ultimate Flooring
(302) 947-2922
Port Lewes
Lewes, DE
 
Stevenson Bros Hardwood Floors Inc
(302) 645-1455
17250 Five Points Sq Unit G
Lewes, DE
 
Ultimate Flooring Inc
(302) 947-2922
Peddlers Vlg
Lewes, DE
 
Midway Carpet Company
(302) 645-2477
41 Midway Shopping Ctr
Rehoboth Beach, DE
 

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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