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Solid Hardwood Floor Papillion NE

Local resource for solid hardwood floors in Papillion. 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

Accurate Floors Incorporated
(402) 502-0408
1122 Michelle Pkwy
Papillion, NE
All American Hardwood Floors
(402) 505-6685
9336 Gertrude St
La Vista, NE
Pro Source of Omaha
(402) 339-7070
11617 Centennial Rd
La Vista, NE
Regency Hardwood Floors
(402) 733-5263
4170 S 60th Ave
Omaha, NE
Phillips Hardwood Floors of Nebraska Inc
(402) 891-1505
729 N Frontier Rd
Papillion, NE
Quality Resurfacing
(402) 593-7652
1104 Rousseau Ct
Papillion, NE
McKeans Floor to Ceiling
(402) 331-4062
10811 Harrison St
La Vista, NE
Asap Hardwood Floors
(402) 714-0896
5122 Gertrude St
Omaha, NE
Designer Hardwood Floors
(402) 734-6353
5875 S 77th 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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