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Solid Hardwood Floor Saint George UT

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

Carpet Giant Carpet One
(435) 656-8475
1509 S 270 E Suite 1
Saint George, UT
Arnolds Hardwood Flooring
(435) 628-1663
1450 N Dixie Downs Rd
Saint George, UT
Builders Flooring Source
(435) 628-9690
4012 S River Rd
Saint George, UT
Gibsons Carpet Gallery
(435) 673-2607
135 N 900 E
Saint George, UT
Southern Utah Hardwood Floors
(435) 628-0592
2191 E Washington Dam Rd
Washington, UT
Premier Flooring
(435) 673-5777
288 Hilton Dr
Saint George, UT
Big D Floor Covering
(435) 627-8607
615 N 3050 E
Saint George, UT
Sunset Flooring
(435) 688-1811
1361 E Red Hills Pkwy
Saint George, UT
Mojave Floor Covering
(435) 688-7631
1071 E 100 S
Saint George, UT
Mac Beath Hardwood Company
(801) 484-7616
1576 S 300 W
Salt Lake City, UT

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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