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Solid Hardwood Floor Mount Pleasant MI

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

N & B Floorcoverings
(989) 996-0172
6823 E Pickard Rd
Mount Pleasant, MI
Assmanns Incorporated
(989) 772-2275
901 S Mission St
Mount Pleasant, MI
Mark-I Flooring Inc.
(989) 465-6165
4610 W Saginaw Rd
Coleman, MI
Estate Hardwood Flooring
(989) 681-6808
1984 W Monroe Rd
Saint Louis, MI
Quality Painting & Custom Finishes
(989) 832-5181
2897 W Huckleberry Rd
Sanford, MI
Mt. Pleasant Floor Covering
(989) 772-0494
509 N Mission St
Mount Pleasant, MI
Custom Hardwoods LLC
(989) 772-3901
770 Vroman Rd
Mount Pleasant, MI
Floors & More
(989) 681-3101
6435 N State Rd
Saint Louis, MI
Star Wood Floors
(989) 463-6116
315 Linwood Ave Lot 41
Alma, MI
5 Star Floors
(616) 606-0918
16860 Peachridge Ave
Kent, MI
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Bamboo Flooring, Carpet, Cork Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

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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