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Solid Hardwood Floor Casper WY

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

Wholesale Flooring & Blinds
(307) 237-0049
700 E C St
Casper, WY
 
Kluge Brothers Flooring
(307) 237-2430
975 N Foster Rd
Casper, WY
 
Ridgeback Hardwood Floors
(307) 265-7316
814 Lind Ave
Casper, WY
 
Beartooth Cabinets & Flooring Incorporated
(307) 235-4547
402 N Beverly St
Casper, WY
 
Professional Flooring & Supply
(307) 473-1117
503 N Beverly St
Casper, WY
 
Rocky Mountain Carpet One
(307) 265-7296
1540 E 2nd St
Casper, WY
 
Tile Innovations
(307) 577-8453
1518 E C St
Casper, WY
 
Extreme Wood Floors
(307) 265-8357
3840 Swanton Ave
Casper, WY
 
Whited Floor Surfacing Company
(307) 235-6566
1455 Bon Ave
Casper, WY
 
Family Hardwood Floors
(307) 472-7011
2210 River Meadows Rd
Casper, WY
 

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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