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Solid Hardwood Floor Tooele UT

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

Factory Direct Flooring
(435) 833-0203
7666 Highway 36
Tooele, UT
Floored by Scott
(801) 250-1101
2922 S 7635 W
Magna, UT
Country Carpets
(801) 282-0063
4037 Nike Dr
West Jordan, UT
Bowcutts Flooring America
(801) 938-6083
1227 W. 9000 S.
West Jordan, UT
Pyne Floor Coverings
(801) 532-1516
4325 Hawkeye Dr
Salt Lake City, UT
Factory Flooring Direct
(801) 250-0799
7492 Jefferson Rd
Magna, UT
Imagine Floors Corp
(801) 509-4472
4743 W 8230 S
West Jordan, UT
K T Hardwoods Incorporated
(801) 568-9155
7858 S 1300 W
West Jordan, UT
Gustys Flooring & Blinds
(801) 254-5791
12745 S 1630 W
Riverton, UT
A & A Custom Hardwood Flooring Inc
(801) 446-5057
3212 Lewiston Cir
South Jordan, 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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