Panama City Beach, FL
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Kilgore's Flooring & Ceramic Tile Inc. in Bay County, FL


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How much do you know about hardwood flooring?

Many homeowners prefer the elegance and timeless appeal of solid hardwood flooring. Others enjoy knowing it will be the last floor covering they ever have to shop for, thanks to an amazing lifespan. It’s durable, fits well in a majority of the rooms in your home, and is a perfect complement to nearly any decor style. It’s even easier to maintain than you might first have thought. It’s also far more customizable than most homeowners think, allowing you to truly express your personality in the flooring of your choice.

At Kilgore's Flooring & Ceramic Tile Inc., we take pride in meeting and exceeding the expectations of our customers. As a family-owned and operated flooring business, we serve the needs of the communities of Bay,Washington, Walton, Calhoun, and Gulf, we offer an excellent selection of floor coverings and professional services that will complete your flooring project with perfection. If you’d like to find out how we can be of service for your own needs, feel free to visit us at our Panama City Beach, FL showroom location, where you can speak with a professional and knowledgeable flooring associate. We look forward to getting to serve you.
Gorgeous hardwood flooring in Washington County, FL from Kilgore's Flooring & Ceramic Tile Inc.

Hardwood and its many attributes

It’s important to know, right up front, that solid hardwood flooring can never be installed in areas that are below grade. If you have spaces like this that still need flooring, our associates can recommend an excellent engineered flooring or possibly a wood-look luxury vinyl option. These are far better suited for spaces where the solid variety will simply not work. You should also know that hardwood flooring must be acclimated to your own home’s environment from not less than 24 hours. It could take as long as 72 hours in some cases.
Once you’ve decided on hardwood, you can go about picking your options with regard to wood species, board widths, stain color, and type of finish. All these elements work together to create a look that is yours alone, some of which can even help to lengthen the lifespan of your new flooring. Species selection, for example, works best when matched with your specific in-house traffic levels, while certain finishes, such as wire-brushed or hand-scraped, can help hide signs of wear and tear.
Your flooring associate will be happy to discuss even more great benefits and options with you, as well as everything you should know prior to your professional installation.

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