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Solid Hardwood Floor Brighton CO

Local resource for solid hardwood floors in Brighton. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to wooden floors, as well as advice and content on flooring installation and floor finishing.

J.V.I Flooring
(720) 689-6173
6807 Otis Road
Arvada, CO
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

Oak Leaf Hardwood Floors INC.
(720) 937-3717
12081 Cherry Pl
Denver, CO
S & S Floor Surfacing Incorporated
(303) 450-4115
10475 Irma Dr Unit 22
Denver, CO
Advanced Hardwood Floors Inc.
(303) 907-4393
1160 Denver Ave
Fort Lupton, CO
Precision Painting & Finishing
(720) 259-5354
10643 Milwaukee Street
Denver, CO
Clean Sweep Services Dust Barriers Incorporated
(303) 252-4002
13562 Thorncreek Cir
Denver, CO
Woodworks Flooring Incorporated
(303) 280-1589
2368 E 124th Ct
Denver, CO
Majestic Hardwood Floor Company Inc
(303) 654-1010
2365 County Road 23
Fort Lupton, CO
Jims Floor Service
(303) 920-0225
11781 Gaylord Way
Denver, CO
Unique Flooring Services
(303) 288-1201
6360 E 58th Ave
Commerce City, CO

Hardwood Flooring and Wood Types

Types of Hardwood Flooring
(pros and cons)

home remodeling articles and tips

topic: types of hardwood flooring
by Debbie Abrams Kaplan

Hardwood flooring adds a clean, polished look that can last decades, as well as value to your home. Here are some hardwood pointers to consider before heading to the showroom.

Solid hardwood comes in different types of wood, and even bamboo. Consider the wood’s grain, color and durability when choosing what works best for your home. Solid planks of hard wood come in cherry, oak, maple, walnut as well as exotic varieties. One of the more popular “woods” is now bamboo. Technically in the grass family, bamboo is considered more environmentally friendly because it grows faster than hardwood, and it’s as durable as white oak.

Before choosing solid hardwood, though, you’ll want to think about installation. If your foundation is concrete, with no sub-floor, it would be easier and cheaper to install engineered wood. While hardwood can be tough to install without a professional, engineered wood is easier, because it’s a thinner plank of wood glued onto a plywood board. You can easily latch the boards together as a “floating floor” using a tongue and groove system or glue. Because the wood is pre-finished, you don’t have the offensive smell or waiting time after sanding and sealing the wood.

One disadvantage of engineered wood is that because it’s a thinner s...

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