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Solid Hardwood Floor Snohomish WA

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

Hardwood Specialists
(425) 485-7255
6305 105th Dr Se
Snohomish, WA
Pro Carpets Co
(206) 982-7745
10310 27th Dr Se
Everett, WA
Nielsen Bros Flooring
(425) 347-4040
121 Se Everett Mall Way
Everett, WA
BASF Construction Chemicals
(425) 337-8740
15732 Country Club Dr
Bothell, WA
Eurocraft Hardwood Floors
(800) 450-8821
20225 Bothell Everett Hwy
Bothell, WA
Gluth Contract Flooring
(425) 337-7494
4428 115th St Se
Everett, WA
Wood Monsters LLC
(425) 212-3178
406 Se Everett Mall Way
Everett, WA
Benson & Pomeroy Hardwood Floors Incorporated
(425) 353-6324
520 86th St Se
Everett, WA
Dream Home Desing Inc
(206) 718-1745
2519 171st St Se
Bothell, WA
Sound Sand & Finish LLC
(425) 487-9934
17330 26th Dr Se
Bothell, WA

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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