Denver Hardwood Flooring
Your Choice for Hardwood Flooring
Hardwood flooring is a great improvement to any home and in Denver, you won’t find anyone who knows more about hardwood than we do. Although it is more expensive to purchase, hardwood floors are a benefit when trying to sell your home. Most of the time you will get a return on your investment in hardwood flooring when you sell the home. Hardwood floors come in many different colors, styles, and looks. When considering hardwood flooring, Denver residents should consider a number of different aspects that the experts here at Denver Carpet and Hardwood can help you with.
For instance, on our various hardwood species pages, you will see the phrase Janka Scale. The Janka Scale measures the hardness of the wood. This is done by measuring how much force is required to embed an 11.28mm (0.4444in) steel ball in to wood.
For starts, you will be given the choice of finishing your hardwood in the home or purchasing a prefinished hardwood. The section below lists some of the differences.
Advantages to finishing in the home: smooth finish, stain color can be customized to your liking.
Disadvantages to finishing in the home: only two coats of a polyurethane finish, needs to be redone about every 6 to 10 years depending on foot traffic.
Advantages to prefinished hardwood: there are several coats of polyurethane and an aluminum oxide mix finish, no mess in the home from sanding, no wait time for finish to dry, no smell from the polyurethane.
Disadvantage to prefinished: micro-bevel edges, no stain color choice on site.
The species of hardwood flooring for your Denver home is one of the toughtest decisions you will make. Look at the wood in your own home before making your selection. Denver Carpet and Hardwood has a great selection of wood floors to choose from. Looking at the different species of wood in your home you can see how it either complements or clashes with what you currently have. This will help you get an idea of what you like and what type of hardwood flooring you want.
Finally, you will pick the color and the grade. The flooring experts at Denver Carpet and Hardwood will be able to help you make these decisions. Give us a call today!