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Solid Hardwood Floor Rolling Meadows IL

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

Shepp Custom Floors & Interiors
(224) 333-6331
2005 W Freeman Rd
Palatine, IL
Promotion
Mention Floors Near You when Calling!
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Services
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing

Chicago Style Flooring
(224) 330-3387
8112 Kilpatrick Ave
Skokie, IL
Promotion
Mention Floors Near You When Calling!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bamboo Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing

A-One Flooring
(773) 902-3276
5393 North Bowmanville
Chicago, IL
Promotion
We are offering a third coat of finish free for all first time users.
Hours
Monday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
Bamboo Flooring, Carpet, Cork Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Stone, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Ridgefield Industries
(815) 356-9490
8420 West Railroad St.
Crystal Lake, IL
Services
Installation of borders and medallions. Installation of all wood flooring. Sand, stain and finish using the Bonakemi dust containment system. The one and only finish we use is "Traffic" by Bonakemi. There is no other finish that has the durability of Tra
Awards
Bonakemi advanced finish and installation school
Membership Organizations
Yes Better Business Bureau National Wood Flooring Association
Prices and/or Promotions
Yes. Mention Perfect Contractors and receive a Bonakemi cleaning kit at no charge.

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(847) 632-0246
311 N Reuter Dr
Arlington Heights, IL
 
Wally's Flooring
(773) 423-8832
6691 N Northwest Hwy
Chicago, IL
Hours
Monday 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Bamboo Flooring, Carpet, Cork Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Stone, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Comfort Carpets & Floors
(847) 865-8069
500 East Lincoln Ave
Libtertyville, IL
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Services
Bamboo Flooring, Carpet, Cork Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Floor Show Chicago
(773) 231-0438
2730 North Elston
Chicago, IL
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Bamboo Flooring, Carpet, Cork Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Stone, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Aspen Flooring Co.
(847) 303-6120
4650 Teonia Woods Dr
Rolling Meadows, IL
 
Husky Direct Floors
(847) 357-0400
1460 E Algonquin Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
 
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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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