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Durango Natural Maple 4-strip by Universal Flooring....Is this a good choice??

Durango Natural Maple 4-strip by Universal Flooring....Is this a good choice??

Old 06-11-03, 12:47 PM
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Talking Lansing SL by Universal Flooring vs vs Moderna Hybrid by BHK.......Which one??

I'm debating between Lansing SL natural strips by U.F. and Moderna Hybrid strips by BHK.....Anyone with experieces??
Is Hybrid a new kid on the block?? advantage over hardwood or laminates?? disadvantages??
I'm quoted at following:

Lansing SL @ $3.69/sq.ft
Moderna @ $3.25/sq.ft

What should be my choice??
Thanks in advance

Last edited by masterjoe; 06-11-03 at 01:26 PM.
Old 06-14-03, 03:16 PM
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Solid 3/4" hardwood can be installed anywhere in your home except below grade in the basement. Because wood laminate (engineered) floors tend to be more dimensionally stable, they can be installed below grade. Solid hardwood can be sanded as many as 8 or 9 times if necessary. Wood laminate is a thin veneer over 3-5 plies of plywood. The more plies the better and the thicker the veneer the better. Less expensive laminate will have thinner veneer layers, some so thin that the floor can never be sanded for refinishing. Solid hardwood requires a 3/4" plywood subfloor and is a nail down product. Wood laminates, depending on which one you buy, can be floated, glued, or stapled, or nailed down.

Major manufacturers of wood laminate products tend to have good, better, best levels of quality and warranties. Shop around and compare apples to apples.

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