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Hardwood floors have the unmistakable charm and timeless beauty found only in authentic, real wood. They are never out of fashion and add real value to your Folsom home or office. Explore a wide array of hardwood floor options at any of the six S&G Carpet and More showrooms across Northern California.
The experts at S&G Carpet and More can help you decide which hardwood flooring is right for you and answer all of your questions. We use only the most professional and experienced installers to ensure that your hardwood flooring will last for years to come. Visit an S&G Carpet and More showroom near Folsom to find the right wood floors for your home, rental or office.
Hardwood floors come in a wide variety of wood species, colors, and widths. Besides the classic North American hardwoods (like red oak, white oak, maple, and ash) many wood flooring manufacturers now offer exotic hardwood species from all over the World. Exotic wood selections include bamboo flooring, tiger wood and Brazilian cherry. Exotic hardwoods give Folsom homeowners the chance to better express their own personal decorating tastes with a unique looking floor.
Wood species vary in hardness, which translates into different levels of durability. Consider oak, maple, ash or Brazilian cherry flooring for the greatest durability. Another great option for highly durable wood floors are engineered hardwood floors. If durability is not a primary consideration for your new hardwood floor, then consider a softer wood like yellow birch or black walnut. For help deciding which hardwood floor is right for your Folsom home or office, ask one of our professionally trained hardwood floor experts at an S&G Carpet and More showroom near Folsom!
Through advancements in manufacturing wood floors, today’s engineered hardwood floors are more durable and adaptable to many different living areas in your Folsom area home. Engineered wood flooring is composed of three to ten layers, called plies that are glued together. This layered construction makes wood flooring stronger than solid wood. Engineered wood floors allow Folsom homeowners to use hardwood flooring in areas of the home that they would never have considered in the past.
Solid wood flooring is less durable than engineered wood floors because it is made of 100% hardwood milled from lumber. Solid wood floors are constructed with natural material which reacts to extreme temperatures and moisture. This means that solid wood floors can expand or shrink over time. However, solid hardwood flooring can be sanded and refinished over the years to manage any changes to conditions and temperatures. For below ground and bathroom hardwood floor installations, it is best to avoid solid hardwood and choose more durable flooring such as engineered hardwood floors.
Ask the experts at S&G Carpet and More to help you find hardwood flooring that is right for your Folsom home or office. And don’t forget to ask about our guaranteed hardwood floor installations when you visit an S&G Carpet and More showroom near Folsom.
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Folsom is named for Joseph Libbey Folsom who purchased Rancho Rio de los Americanos from the heirs of a San Francisco merchant William Alexander Leidesdorff, and laid out the town called Granite City, mostly occupied by gold miners seeking fortune in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Though few amassed a great deal of wealth, the city prospered due to Joseph Folsom’s lobbying to get a railway to connect the town with Sacramento. Joseph died in 1855, and Granite City was later renamed to Folsom in his honor. The railway was abandoned in the 1980s but later opened up as the terminus of the Gold Line of Sacramento Regional Transit District’s light rail service. A few former gold-rush era towns are located within city limits of Folsom, including Prairie City, California, Salmon Falls, and Mormon Island.
Folsom hosted a significant Chinese American community when it was first incorporated, but arsonists burned Folsom’s Chinatown in March 1886, driving Chinese Americans out of town.