Let Simply Floors Inc help you choose the right hardwood floor for your home

Let Simply Floors Inc help you choose the right hardwood floor for your home

If you are looking for the best hardwood floors for your home in the Denver, CO area, you might be wondering what factors to consider and where to find them. In this blog post, we will share some tips and insights from Simply Floors Inc, a woman-owned flooring store with showrooms in Wheat Ridge, CO and Centennial, CO. We serve residents from surrounding areas such as Denver, CO, Arvada, CO, Aurora, CO, Golden, CO, and Parker, CO. We also provide an exclusive shop-at-home service for all your flooring needs in the Denver and surrounding areas.

Hardwood floors are a timeless and elegant choice for any home. They add warmth, beauty, and value to your space. However, not all hardwood floors are created equal. There are different types of wood, finishes, grades, and installation methods that can affect the durability, appearance, and maintenance of your floors. Here are some of the factors you should consider when choosing hardwood floors for your home:

- The type of wood: There are many species of hardwoods available on the market, each with its own characteristics, colors, and grain patterns. Some of the most popular ones include oak, maple, hickory, and ash. Oak is a classic choice that comes in various shades of brown and red. Maple is a light-colored wood that has a smooth and uniform texture. Hickory is a strong and resilient wood that has a rustic and varied look. Ash is a light-colored wood that has a similar grain pattern to oak but is harder and more durable.

- The finish of the wood: The finish of the wood refers to the coating that is applied to the surface of the wood to protect it from wear and tear and enhance its appearance.? Prefinished hardwood floors are factory-finished with multiple layers of durable coating that are cured with ultraviolet light.??Prefinished hardwood floors offer convenience and consistency.

- The grade of the wood: The grade of the wood refers to the quality and appearance of the wood based on its natural characteristics such as knots, mineral streaks, color variations, and sapwood. There are four common grades of hardwood floors: clear, select, #1 common, and #2 common. Clear grade is the highest grade that has the most uniform color and the least amount of natural defects. Select grade is similar to clear grade but allows for more color variations and small knots. #1 common grade has more natural variations and larger knots than select grade. #2 common grade has the most natural variations and defects than any other grade.

- The installation method of the wood: The installation method of the wood refers to how the wood planks are attached to the subfloor or each other. There are three main methods of installing hardwood floors: nail-down, glue-down, and floating. Nail-down installation involves nailing the wood planks to a wooden subfloor with nails or staples. Glue-down installation involves gluing the wood planks to a concrete or wooden subfloor with adhesive. Floating installation involves attaching the wood planks to each other with tongue-and-groove joints or click-lock systems without using nails or glue.

At Simply Floors Inc, we have a wide selection of hardwood floors from top quality manufacturers using the most sustainable environmental practices. We can help you choose the best type, finish, grade, and installation method for your home based on your budget, lifestyle, and preferences. We also offer free in-home estimates, professional installation, refinishing services, cleaning products, and do-it-yourself classes.

If you want to see our hardwood flooring options in person, you can visit our showrooms in Wheat Ridge or Centennial or schedule an appointment for our shop-at-home service. We will bring samples to your home so you can see how they look in your space with your lighting and furniture.

We are proud to be a woman-owned business that has been serving customers in the Denver metro area for over 10 years. We are committed to providing excellent customer service and quality workmanship at competitive prices.

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