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5 Proven Hardwood Flooring Thickness Categories

5 Proven Hardwood Flooring Thickness Categories

If you’re considering installing a hardwood floor in your home, and want to do-it-yourself, you’ll need to make a lot of decisions. You must choose between hardwood and engineered flooring, the color, the wood, the installation method, and the thickness of the material. Will you install the flooring below, at or above “grade”? 

We’ll look at the two types of hardwood flooring, what’s appropriate for the kind of installation you want, and their pros and cons. Where a hardwood floor's thickness matters is whether you plan on flipping the home or one you’ll pass down to your great-grandchildren.