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Solid Hardwood Floor Gillette WY

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

Kluge Brothers Flooring
(307) 682-7596
5785 S Winland Dr
Gillette, WY
 
McKinnon Flooring
(307) 682-7455
600 E Lakeway Rd
Gillette, WY
 
Heirloom Floors Incorporated
(307) 687-7800
903 S Gurley Ave
Gillette, WY
 
Big Horn Carpet One
(307) 587-2225
1916 Sheridan Ave
Cody, WY
 
Rocky Mountain Granite Incorporated
(307) 587-4162
303 17th St
Cody, WY
 
J & R Diamond Liner
(307) 686-0387
6601 Hendrich Ct
Gillette, WY
 
Heirloom Floors Incorporated
(307) 687-7800
903 S Gurley Ave
Gillette, WY
 
Unique Wood Designs LLC
(307) 638-9918
7111 Aztec Dr
Cheyenne, WY
 
Odgens Carpet Outlets
(307) 362-9767
1315 Dewar Dr
Rock Springs, WY
 
Morgans Flooring and Cabinets
(307) 324-5151
1410 W Pine St
Rawlins, 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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