Hardwood flooring has a justifiable reputation for beauty and durability but it can be also be somewhat difficult to work with. In short, it is not right for every application but fits the bill for most of them. While hardwood laminates can be installed in a basement, solid hardwoods should only be placed in above grade settings. The problem is the moisture that seeps up through a basement floor. It will quickly cause a solid piece of wood to swell, cup and buckle. Read More…..