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Solid Hardwood Floor Longmont CO

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

Carpet One Floors & More Ltd.
(303) 651-2011
611 2nd Ave
Longmont, CO
Carpet Wise
(303) 772-1202
665 Frontage Rd Ste 110
Longmont, CO
Global Garage Flooring
(303) 435-6649
4122 Frederick Cir
Longmont, CO
Cedar Supply
(720) 652-0670
605 Coffman St
Longmont, CO
Carpet Outpost
(303) 544-6044
2907 55th St
Boulder, CO
Diverse Hardwoods
(303) 651-1020
726 Sumner St
Longmont, CO
Anthony S Hardwood Flooring
(303) 485-6994
1017 Kansas Ave
Longmont, CO
Best Reflections Hardwood Flooring
(303) 776-8117
1019 Woodside Rd
Longmont, CO
Flex Technology Infrastructure Incorporated
(720) 564-1945
4830 Pearl St
Boulder, CO
Four Winds Bamboo Flooring & Products LLC
(303) 447-2389
2515 E Sterling Cir Unit 120
Boulder, 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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