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Solid Hardwood Floor New Canaan CT

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

Jarrin and Brothers Hardwood Flooring
(203) 816-0998
25 Wade Terrace
Bridgeport, CT
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Services
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Refinishing & Resurfacing

Hoffman Contracting LLC
(203) 966-8000
82 Main St
New Canaan, CT
 
Sargent & Tavella Company
(203) 866-8021
19 Woodbury Ave
Norwalk, CT
 
Colonial Floor Refinishing
(203) 847-6474
32 Ingleside Ave
Norwalk, CT
 
C & P Flooring
(203) 846-0857
4 Gold St
Norwalk, CT
 
Lueders Barry
(203) 966-2239
26 Marshall Ridge Rd
New Canaan, CT
 
American Floor Covering Inc.
(203) 831-0288
16 Commerce St
Norwalk, CT
 
Woodwise Inc.
(203) 323-0434
34 Larkin St
Stamford, CT
 
Tow Brothers Flooring
(800) 275-4186
120 Columbus Pl
Stamford, CT
 
Admiral Carpet Specialists
(203) 322-5265
886 Hope St
Stamford, CT
 

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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