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Solid Hardwood Floor Princeton WV

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

Family Carpet
(304) 487-1758
475 Courthouse Rd
Princeton, WV
 
Harveys Flooring & Feed
(540) 726-7010
110 Davis Ave
Glen Lyn, VA
 
Creative Flooring
(540) 921-0161
110 S Main St
Pearisburg, VA
 
Broyles Flooring
(304) 578-5131
95 Breckenridge Lane
Oak Hill, WV
Hours
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
Services
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

EDS Precision Hardwood Floors
(304) 265-0942
5 Luther St
Grafton, WV
 
Professional Janitorial & Floor Service
(304) 425-4707
203 E 2nd St
Princeton, WV
 
Warehouse Carpets
(540) 921-1710
201 N Main St
Pearisburg, VA
 
Keaton Interior Trim
(304) 763-0172
769 Hinton Rd
White Oak, WV
 
Carpet Outlet
(304) 736-5699
5837 Davis Creek Rd
Barboursville, WV
 
C T Walls & Floors
(304) 725-1461
B5 Somerset Village Ctr
Charles Town, WV
 

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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