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Solid Hardwood Floor Missoula MT

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

Ricks Flooring
(406) 543-5027
713 Stephens Ave
Missoula, MT
 
Commercial Flooring Installation LLC
(406) 546-3740
618 Rollins St
Missoula, MT
 
Inland Northwest Distributing Incorporated
(406) 721-6639
2409 Dearborn Ave
Missoula, MT
 
Celtic Hardwood Floors
(406) 529-1673
1635 S 9th St W
Missoula, MT
 
Big Sky Custodial Supplies Inc
(406) 542-2712
2409 Dearborn Ave Ste B
Missoula, MT
 
Western Flooring
(406) 728-8184
1015 Mount Ave
Missoula, MT
 
Pierce Flooring & Design
(406) 543-8224
1603 Brooks St
Missoula, MT
 
Classic Hardwood Floors
(406) 549-5295
725 Ronan St
Missoula, MT
 
Timberline Hardwood Floors
(406) 728-9596
644 S 1st St W
Missoula, MT
 
Brosious Carpet & Floors
(406) 541-3645
2825 Stockyard Rd
Missoula, MT
 

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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