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Solid Hardwood Floor Pine Bluff AR

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

Showcase of Floors
(870) 534-8388
2115 W 17th Ave
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Custom Carpets & Interiors Carpet One
(870) 247-3418
7209 Sheridan Rd
White Hall, AR
 
J W L Hardwood & Tile
(870) 749-2756
252 County Road 6083
Berryville, AR
 
Storeys Floor & Carpets
(870) 862-9446
2004 Lorene St El
Dorado, AR
 
Smith Hardwood Floors
(479) 783-2850
1115 S 10th St
Fort Smith, AR
 
Rons Floor Sanding & Finishing
(870) 536-9246
1400 Cumberland Dr
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Lewis Floor Finishing
(870) 247-1569
3412 Mcgarity Rd
White Hall, AR
 
Carpet Factory Inc.
(870) 425-4936
1013 N Cardinal Dr
Mountain Home, AR
 
Moix Carpets Inc.
(501) 327-5384
770 Enterprise Ave
Conway, AR
 
Superior Floor
(870) 423-6075
910 W Trimble Ave
Berryville, AR
 

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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