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Solid Hardwood Floor Saint Ann MO

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

Missouri Floor Company
(314) 432-2260
2438 Northland Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Abeln Floor Systems
(314) 644-2242
7395 Flora Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Mr. Sandless Wood Floor Refinishing
(314) 644-1555
2643 Margarette Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Mills Floor Company
(314) 423-6455
10700 Kahlmeyer Dr
Saint Louis, MO
Bryant Carpet Cleaning
(314) 731-4530
713 Teson Rd
Hazelwood, MO
Flooring Images LLC
(314) 427-4384
1908 Bryant Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Swan Floor Company
(314) 725-9663
9280 E Breckenridge Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Williams Tile & Marble Incorporated
(314) 878-8453
39 Worthington Access Dr
Maryland Heights, MO
RTW Contracting Inc.
(314) 428-4789
10782 Trenton Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Rockwood Industries
(314) 994-1797
32 Ranch Ct
Saint Louis, MO

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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