Hardwood and engineered wood floors can add value to a structure. Wood floors will retain their beauty and last a long time if properly maintained. It’s to the advantage of consumers, considering hardwood flooring, to be aware of the negative and positive aspects of different hardwood floor choices. It’s important for consumers to know how to properly maintain a wood floor.
Consumers can access Information about different flooring choices, and find flooring reviews, on consumer websites. The ConsumerSearch (CS) website publishes reviews about hardwood flooring and flooring choices. A link to the flooring site is under “Sources” at the end of this article. CS is a consumer service from About dot com. The website publishes reviews of products such as lawn mowers, car tires, and air conditioners based on owner reviews and expert opinion.
Hardwood Wood Flooring vs Engineered Hardwood Flooring
Hardwood floors are solid planks of milled wood. The most popular floor hardwoods are listed on the U.S. Hardwood Manufacturers Association (HMA) website:
- Oak: Red and white.
- Maple: Hard.
Hardwood flooring can be purchased in several thicknesses, and the 3/4 inch is the most popular. The 3/4 inch flooring is normally nailed to a …Read more