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Solid Hardwood Floor Pickens SC

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

Freedom Home Trades
(864) 320-4582
309 Old Cedar Rock Rd
Easley, SC
Burger Floor Sanding
(864) 269-7813
107 Ambergate Ct
Easley, SC
Ball Floor Sanding
(864) 944-8393
122 Hunters Rdg
Salem, SC
Bramlette Floor Service
(864) 269-3899
110 Welcome Ave
Greenville, SC
Thomas Carpet One
(864) 882-3583
15471 Wells Hwy
Seneca, SC
Floormasters Inc
(864) 269-5080
109 Ambergate Ct
Easley, SC
Groome Floor Sanding
(864) 836-0508
317 Anders Camp Rd
Cleveland, SC
Greenville Terrazzo Company Inc
(864) 295-1807
218 N Washington Ave
Greenville, SC
Jimmy Johnson's Hardwood Floors, LLC
(864) 640-4279
26 West Mountainview Avenue
Greenville, SC
Jimmy Johnsons Hardwood Floors
(864) 420-1888
26 W Mountain View Ave
Greenville, SC

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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