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newbie_george

09:05PM | 11/25/00
Member Since: 11/25/00
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I'm new to this board, but I have a very simple question. I'm interested in installing hardwood floor, but it's hard for me to understand all the different grades and types. I have can get a good deal on an installation with "Cabin Grade" hardwood floors. Can someone please help me as to the dangers/pitfalls/disadvantages of this grade? Or even tell me where this falls within the normal product line of a manufacturer? Thanks.

Jonathan

08:37AM | 12/19/00
Member Since: 12/18/00
2 lifetime posts
This is my question, too. If anyone out there has any advice, we'd appreciate it.

Thanks in advance.

Jonathan

08:37AM | 12/19/00
Member Since: 12/18/00
2 lifetime posts
This is my question, too. If anyone out there has any advice, we'd appreciate it.

Thanks in advance.

craig01

10:48PM | 03/14/12
Member Since: 03/21/09
2 lifetime posts
Obviously posting for future users--
Cabin grade is the cheapest grade, with a lot of variability in the grain and quality of the wood, AND a lot of shorter board lengths. Select and Premium grades have a more even grain with few, if any pits and include many longer boards. If this is for a living room, etc in your house, always spend a little more money and do it right the first time.

babypops

04:44PM | 04/25/12
Member Since: 02/10/12
26 lifetime posts
I agree Craig. It's not the best in the world...
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