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Hardwood Flooring Installation: A Guide Before You Buy

When it comes to hardwood flooring installation in Marietta, Ga., we love helping our customers with amazing new floors for their homes, businesses, and apartment buildings! Our team at Restor-It get lots of questions and have collected a few tips and things to know before you decide on which hardwood flooring you want and get it installed. Here are a few things to consider before you get new hardwoods:

What If You Already Have Hardwood Floors?

If you already have hardwood flooring in your home, before replacing them you may just need to give them a good cleaning clean or may be able to have them refinished. (Read more about how to clean hardwood floors here.)

Picking the Right Hardwoods

You’ll want to take the time to consider various options and pick the right flooring for the room, your color preferences, and budget. Research options online and speak to a trusted professional who can help you weigh factors to help pinpoint the best option for you. We also have a flooring showroom in Marietta, where you can check out samples in person.

Different Flooring Types

There are different kinds of hardwood floors, such as solid and engineered. According to The Spruce, the main differences are:

hardwood flooring types

Illustration by Kyle Fewell on The Spruce, 2019

  • Solid hardwood flooring – cut from one piece of wood; usually thicker and can be sanded many times; best for living areas
  • Engineered wood flooring – layered and usually a little thinner, often good for kitchens; can’t usually be sanded multiple times because it’s thinner, though can be easier to install

If you’re looking to get hardwood flooring installation in Marietta, Ga. or in the Atlanta area, give us a call today at 678.355.6645. We’d love to help you with your floors!

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