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Solid Hardwood Floor Ville Platte LA

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

Stanford Floor Covering
(337) 948-1808
524 S Union St
Opelousas, LA
B & S Carpet One
(337) 948-8222
914 Creswell Ln
Opelousas, LA
Custom Wood Floors & More
(225) 275-6777
11939 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
Wiggins Incorporated
(337) 235-8362
102 Wedgewood Dr
Lafayette, LA
Lynch Floor Co
(504) 436-3097
368 Pat Dr
Westwego, LA
B & B Carpet One
(763) 421-6620
914 Creswell Ln
Opelousas, LA
Floor De Lis Llc
(504) 272-7937
3840 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA
Monday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Bamboo Flooring, Carpet, Cork Flooring, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Stone, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Antalya Tile
(504) 731-1031
5612 Jensen St
New Orleans, LA
Fassler Richard Painting
(337) 477-6655
905 Lafitte St
Lake Charles, LA
S & J Flooring
(318) 797-7274
1780 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
Shreveport, LA

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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