10:32AM | 07/24/03
Member Since: 07/23/03
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Hi all experts,

I have just bought a new house and I am TOTALLY new in this area. We are thinking of getting Hardwood flooring upgrade for certain areas (living, dining & hallway). Here are my questions:
- is it better (read cheaper) to get the upgrade from builder or higher a professional to do it?
- where can I find 101 (basics) of hardwood flooring - what type to go for, what to watch out for etc...



08:59PM | 07/24/03
Member Since: 01/26/03
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you will need the sq ft.of the area you plan to have done in hardwood,and what the contractor will charge for the upgrade. divide the cost by the s.f.,now you have the cost per s.f.(what is inc in the s.f. price? materials ,labor ,wallbase,trimpieces) now you can shop that price....most any flooring store or homecenter will be happy to talk to you about flooring,visit 2 or 3 ,ask questions .......good luck

KD Fisher

03:59AM | 07/25/03
Member Since: 03/17/03
49 lifetime posts

You'll get far more choices from an independant contractor than working with a builder. What to watch out for? I have all sorts of tips rarely heard or seen placed all over the following site. Be careful with builders....

Good Luck
Ken Fisher
South Florida

Hardwood Installer.Com



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