Part of the nBuy Life Event Network

Our home planning centers: 

Solid Hardwood Floor Minnetonka MN

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

Floor Coverings International
(952) 479-8586
5249 West 73rd St, Suite K
Minneapolis, MN
Hours
Monday 24 Hours
Tuesday 24 Hours
Wednesday 24 Hours
Thursday 24 Hours
Friday 24 Hours
Saturday 24 Hours
Sunday 24 Hours
Services
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Tile

Haas Flooring
(612) 235-7503
12590 88th Place North
Maple Grove, MN
Promotion
Free in home measures, and 25% off your installation of Hardwood and Laminate Flooring.
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Bamboo Flooring, Carpet, Cork Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Stone, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Schneider Flooring
(651) 317-8804
1112 West 7th St
St Paul, MN
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Bamboo Flooring, Carpet, Cork Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Timberland Hardwood Flooring
(612) 379-2833
19108 Kingswood Ter
Minnetonka, MN
 
Carpet City Hopkins Tile & Carpet Co
(952) 935-2149
1150 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN
 
K W Floors
(612) 213-0854
Po Box 2393
Maple Grove, MN
Hours
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
Services
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing

Distinctive Flooring
(651) 300-1712
1301 Cliff Road East
Burnsville, MN
Promotion
Purchase any floor, and installation combo, and the tearout and disposal of any and all carpet and pad is free, along with up to three pieces of furniture. (excluding pianos and pool tables)
Hours
Monday 24 Hours
Tuesday 24 Hours
Wednesday 24 Hours
Thursday 24 Hours
Friday 24 Hours
Saturday 24 Hours
Sunday 24 Hours
Services
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Stone, Tile

Floor Coverings International
(763) 634-7563
12510 Fletcher Ln # E
Rogers, MN
Hours
Monday 24 Hours
Tuesday 24 Hours
Wednesday 24 Hours
Thursday 24 Hours
Friday 24 Hours
Saturday 24 Hours
Sunday 24 Hours
Services
Bamboo Flooring, Carpet, Cork Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Stone, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Belrose & Company
(952) 933-0946
12809 Maywood Ln
Hopkins, MN
 
Herwig and Associates
(952) 935-6173
3834 Huntingdon Dr
Hopkins, MN
 

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...

Click here to read more from LetsRenovate.com