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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
 
Shoshone Valley Construction
(307) 587-4401
19 Carter Mountain Rd
Cody, WY
 
McKinnon Flooring
(307) 682-7455
600 E Lakeway Rd
Gillette, WY
 
Jones Terry W LLC
(307) 367-7229
Cora, WY
 
Extreme Wood Floors
(307) 265-8357
3840 Swanton Ave
Casper, WY
 
Rocky Mountain Granite Incorporated
(307) 587-4162
303 17th St
Cody, WY
 
Prairie Oak Hardwood Flooring
(307) 638-0396
505 Williams St
Cheyenne, WY
 
Ceramic Tile Services LLC
(307) 754-8453
1201 E 7th St
Powell, WY
 
Carpet Design Inc
(307) 672-5136
643 Riverside St
Sheridan, WY
 
AGNS Construction Finish & Handyman Service
(307) 640-4614
6920 Windsor Blvd.
Cheyenne, 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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