Today, wood flooring comes in a wide array of types and materials -- from engineered wood to wide planks made of exotic species. But traditional strip flooring (measuring 2 to 3 inches wide) remains the single most popular choice among homeowners.
Solid hardwood has a timeless sense of beauty; it lends a natural warmth and comfort to a room that carpeting can't touch. It's easy to clean and maintain and adds more value to a home than any other flooring choice on the market. In Wood Flooring, wood flooring expert Charles Peterson covers the step-by-step installation of a wood strip floor, walking readers through the complete process -- from prepping the subfloor through layout, installation, sanding, and finishing.