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Great Sacandaga Lake Wood Flooring
 
 

The Adirondack Wood Floor Co.
30 S. Main Street | Gloversville, NY | 12078 | 518-774-4972
Featuring Antique Impressions Hand-Crafted Hardwood Collections

Starting in 1990 Adirondack Wood Floors was the number one choice for floor installation and finishing from Manhattan to St. Lawrence. We are now bringing our tried and true products to you at our small personalized hometown store - The Adirondack Wood Floor Company.

We feature Antique Expressions prefinished harwoods.

Did you know the most coveted woods in the world come from our local area? The best hardwoods in the world come from the Adirondacks! We feature the Adirondack hardwoods we have been working with for years.

Homes

Brownell Lumber Company
96 Northville Road , Edinburg, NY
518-863-4337

Building Supplies / Homes / Docks

Besides offering our renowned home and dock packages, Brownell Lumber Company also features a full service retail lumberyard and hardware store. Whether you're looking for building supplies or tools for your latest project, we more than likely have it in stock. We feature full lines of plumbing, electrical and fastening products. In addition to our wide selection, our knowledgeable staff will personally answer your questions and recommend techniques and products to help you get the job done right. We load all of our customer's orders, and offer convenient delivery services as well. We realize you have many choices for your home-improvement needs, and we want to show you what a difference custom service can make to the success of your projects.

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What type of wood do you want?

It's important, for example oak floors could mean ten (10) or so different products, of 3 different grades. Is Domestic or Exotic species desired? Some species can be used over radiant heat, many can not; some can handle humidity better than others.

Different species have different standards, some none at all. The higher the grade the "clearer" or more top of the line the product is.

The angle in relation the grain as the log goes through the saw, 3 cuts are standard, plain, quartered, or riftsawn: The harder cut (quartersawn has closer pours, thus making moisture less of an intruder.)

What is the thickness and width of the floor you have chosen ? What are the lengths? This could important if adjoining floor covering at doorways are not properly adjusted for. Some time the pattern of the product you have chosen may not be right for your installation. Always know or have specified the lengths, widths and thickness of the wood floor choice you made.

The most common is with strip or plank, the direction may depend on the subfloor joist (nail down), parquet may be in many patterns and/or designs from simple to intricate cuts and designs. Make sure this is spelled out in your contract , as to what direction the floor will be laid.

Always request a sample prefinished or unfinished (including final finish type). Every manufacturer has their specific trademark color. Today the naturals (oak and maple) are the most popular. Remember, there will always be some color variation between boards, as each piece may very well be from a different tree.

 

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