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Solid Hardwood Floor Fountain CO

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

On A Roll Flooring
(719) 306-0503
4880 Escapardo Way
Colorado Springs, 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 Closed
Sunday Closed
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Tile

Strickland Floors
(719) 382-3405
114 W Ohio Ave
Fountain, CO
Tims Tile & Texture
(719) 391-2553
4005 Oberding Dr
Colorado Springs, CO
Fountain Valley Flooring Incorporated
(719) 391-0703
147 Fontaine Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
Schwartz Hardwood Floors
(719) 632-0031
4370 Wordsworth Cir N
Colorado Springs, CO
Rocky Mountain Forest Products
(719) 520-5525
10605 S Charter Oak Ranch Rd
Fountain, CO
Johns Carpet and Vinyl Installations & Floor Removal
(719) 330-4823
6945 Blue River Way
Colorado Springs, CO
Roberts Custom Concrete
(719) 382-1263
611 Syracuse St
Colorado Springs, CO
Big Bobs Flooring Outlet
(719) 391-9501
2540 S Academy Blvd Ste 114
Colorado Springs, CO
Wolf Flooring
(719) 591-7577
4675 Town Center Dr
Colorado Springs, 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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