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Solid Hardwood Floor Prior Lake MN

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

Distinctive Flooring
(651) 300-1712
1301 Cliff Road East
Burnsville, MN
Promotion
Purchase any floor, and installation combo, and the tearout and disposal of any and all carpet and pad is free, along with up to three pieces of furniture. (excluding pianos and pool tables)
Hours
Monday 24 Hours
Tuesday 24 Hours
Wednesday 24 Hours
Thursday 24 Hours
Friday 24 Hours
Saturday 24 Hours
Sunday 24 Hours
Services
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Stone, Tile

Supra Floors Incorporated
(952) 226-3611
4075 Eau Claire Cir Ne
Prior Lake, MN
 
H & H Hardwood Floors Incorporated
(952) 440-1080
3844 206th St E
Prior Lake, MN
 
Performance Construction
(952) 440-1663
5524 Highpoint Ct Se
Prior Lake, MN
 
Above All Hardwood Floors
(952) 440-9663
16801 Industrial Cir SE
Prior Lake, MN
 
Floor Coverings International
(952) 479-8586
5249 West 73rd St, Suite K
Minneapolis, MN
Hours
Monday 24 Hours
Tuesday 24 Hours
Wednesday 24 Hours
Thursday 24 Hours
Friday 24 Hours
Saturday 24 Hours
Sunday 24 Hours
Services
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Tile

Firestone Complete Auto Care
(952) 440-9663
5524 Highpoint Ct Se
Prior Lake, MN
 
Above All Distribution
(952) 440-9690
16801 Industrial Cir Se
Prior Lake, MN
 
Prestige Custom Wood Floors
(952) 440-3925
16720 Murphy Lake Blvd
Prior Lake, MN
 
Northland Coating Incorporated
(952) 226-1333
14095 Quebec Ave
Savage, MN
 

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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