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Solid Hardwood Floor Cody WY

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

Big Horn Carpet One
(307) 587-2225
1916 Sheridan Ave
Cody, WY
 
Rocky Mountain Granite Incorporated
(307) 587-4162
303 17th St
Cody, WY
 
Albany County Carpet
(307) 755-9216
1551 Harrison St
Laramie, WY
 
Jones Terry W LLC
(307) 367-7229
Cora, WY
 
Flores Flooring
(307) 532-2838
3774 Big Horn St
Torrington, WY
 
Shoshone Valley Construction
(307) 587-4401
19 Carter Mountain Rd
Cody, WY
 
Rocky Mountain Flooring LLC
(307) 335-7599
2 Beebee Rd
Lander, WY
 
Kluge Brothers Flooring
(307) 682-7596
5785 S Winland Dr
Gillette, WY
 
McKinnon Flooring
(307) 347-3289
1115 Big Horn Ave
Worland, WY
 
Whited Floor Surfacing Company
(307) 235-6566
1455 Bon Ave
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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