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Solid Hardwood Floor Park City UT

Local resource for solid hardwood floors in Park City. 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 Giant Carpet One
(435) 655-9100
1745 Bonanza Dr
Park City, UT
Carpet Giant Carpet One
(435) 655-9100
1612 Ute Blvd
Park City, UT
Alpha Designs
(435) 214-0141
3156 Quarry Rd
Park City, UT
Five Star Hardwood Floors
(801) 604-2783
1877 Hollywood Ave
Salt Lake City, UT
Woodys Flooring
(801) 943-1218
6609 Old Mill Cir
Salt Lake City, UT
Brads Abbey Carpet
(435) 649-5356
2734 Rasmussen Rd
Park City, UT
New Star General
(435) 658-9839
7390 Foxglove Ct
Park City, UT
Midway Floor Coverings and Design
(435) 654-2816
990 River Rd
Midway, UT
Walk On Wood
(801) 467-1773
1715 S 1700 E
Salt Lake City, UT
Mountain Heights Ardwood Floors
(801) 772-0961
530 E State Rd
American Fork, UT

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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