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Solid Hardwood Floor Siloam Springs AR

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

Tufco Flooring
(479) 736-8747
20811 Arkotex Rd
Siloam Springs, AR
Designer Tile & Carpet
(479) 524-0044
111 W Ashley St
Siloam Springs, AR
Davids Floor Covering
(479) 524-0043
2055 E Main St
Siloam Springs, AR
Tufco Great Lakes Incorporated
(479) 736-8600
11230 John Zodrow Rd
Gentry, AR
McElvoy Floor Service
(870) 598-2109
174 S Browning Ave
Piggott, AR
Chesney Carpet & Furniture Center
(479) 524-5585
506 E Main St
Siloam Springs, AR
Arkotex Incorporated
(479) 736-2621
20811 Arkotex Rd
Siloam Springs, AR
Tufco Flooring Inc.
(479) 736-8723
12577 Pioneer Ln
Gentry, AR
Tufco International
(479) 736-2201
12575 Pioneer Ln
Gentry, AR
Floor Store The
(501) 318-9898
108 Airport Rd
Hot Springs National Park, AR

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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