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Solid Hardwood Floor Paola KS

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

Flooring Warehouse
(913) 294-5700
504 N Silver St
Paola, KS
 
Tnt Flooring Incorporated
(913) 856-2408
31700 W 217th St
Spring Hill, KS
 
Select Flooring Distributors
(913) 856-5043
245 N Poplar Dr
Gardner, KS
 
Classic Floors & Design Center
(913) 780-2171
13725 S Mur-Len Rd
Olathe, KS
 
Mikes Floor Refinishing
(913) 768-1254
1403 E Haven Ln
Olathe, KS
 
Aristocrat Flooring Inc
(913) 837-2525
9769 W 303rd St
Louisburg, KS
 
Lankford Enterprises Inc.
(913) 681-2244
20635 Metcalf Ave
Bucyrus, KS
 
Desco Coatings Incorporated
(913) 782-3330
616 N Rogers Rd
Olathe, KS
 
Wood Perfect Hardwood Floors Inc.
(913) 384-9663
19935 W 162nd St
Olathe, KS
 
Hardwood Unlimited Floors Inc.
(913) 393-1799
14540 S Shannan St
Olathe, KS
 

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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