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Solid Hardwood Floor Omaha NE

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

Reliable Floor Care
(402) 779-7554
2420 S 47th St
Omaha, NE
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
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Tile

Mrs BS Clearance & Factory Outlet
(402) 361-2099
700 S 72nd St
Omaha, NE
Benson Floors
(402) 551-2273
4600 Izard St
Omaha, NE
Everclean Cleaning & Restoration
(402) 551-0262
2922 N 61st St
Omaha, NE
David Wood Floors Incorporated
(402) 537-9663
5875 S 77th St
Omaha, NE
A 1 Hardwood Floors
(402) 399-8699
3707 S 67th St
Omaha, NE
Timberland Hardwood Floors Inc
(402) 968-6909
805 Ridgewood Ave
Omaha, NE
Danish Oak
(402) 558-6734
120 N 3rd St
Hampton, NE
Bekish Bill Floors
(402) 398-5454
1100 S 90th St
Omaha, NE
Tri City Commercial Cleaning
(402) 572-5000
2440 N 84th St
Omaha, NE

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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