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Solid Hardwood Floor Mountain Home AR

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

Carpet Factory Inc.
(870) 425-4936
1013 N Cardinal Dr
Mountain Home, AR
 
Flooring Outlet
(870) 492-7080
3538 Highway 62 E
Mountain Home, AR
 
Snc Tile
(870) 425-8453
63 Orange Ln
Mountain Home, AR
 
Zurcher Custom Flooring
(870) 449-5199
516 W 6th St
Yellville, AR
 
Billingsley Floors & More Incorporated
(501) 316-5100
21286 Interstate 30
Bryant, AR
 
The Wood Floor Store
(870) 425-2258
1106 Highway 62 E
Mountain Home, AR
 
Carpet Factory Carpet One
(818) 780-4044
1013 N Cardinal Dr
Mountain Home, AR
 
Warehouse Flooring
(870) 488-5012
12334 Highway 62 E
Henderson, AR
 
Classic Tile & Hardwood Flooring
(501) 327-3989
10 Northridge Dr
Conway, AR
 
Peters Paint & Flooring
(501) 623-1800
1217 Malvern
Hot Springs National Park, AR
 

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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