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Solid Hardwood Floor Prineville OR

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

D and D Hardwood Floors Inc
(541) 447-1102
13993 Se Cayuse St
Prineville, OR
Garrett Doug Hard Wood Floors Redmond
(541) 923-3391
1056 Sw 12th St
Redmond, OR
Guys The Flooring
(541) 548-3258
1611 Sw 1st St
Redmond, OR
Creative Floors & Design
(503) 660-3492
1629 North Jantzen Ave
Portland, OR
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Bamboo Flooring, Carpet, Cork Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Stone, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Hedman Tim
(541) 676-9853
422 W Linden Way
Heppner, OR
Trinity Carpet
(541) 504-3323
4586 Sw 21st St
Redmond, OR
Integrity Hardwood Floors
(541) 504-5358
1547 Sw 26th St
Redmond, OR
The Flooring Guys
1845 NW Ivy Ave
Redmond, OR

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Western Panel Mfg Incorporated
(541) 461-0767
2323 Cross St
Eugene, OR
Gotcha Koi Farms & Water Garden Center
(503) 556-1021
68044 Nicolai Rd
Rainier, OR
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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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