ELIZABETH HARDWOOD FLOOOR REFINISHING AND INSTALLATION
Elizabeth, Colorado has some of the most beautiful homes in the area, and Colorado Hardwood Floors is here to service all of them. Hardwood flooring can be a great addition to your home, bringing timeless beauty, and a classic look. Refinishing or having new hardwood floors installed in your home can make it just that much more beautiful.
Colorado Hardwood Floors offers custom hardwood installation and refinishing. When you refinish a hardwood floor, you are revitalizing the wood and making it look almost brand new. The new improved look will last for years to come. It’s important to find the right company to refinish your hardwood floors. You want to find a company with the experience and skills necessary to complete your project to your specifications to ensure beautiful end results.
Colorado Hardwood Floors has more than 20 years of combined experience with Elizabeth homes. When the time comes for you to expand your hardwood, refinish, or install new floors, look no further than Colorado Hardwood Floors!
What to Expect from Refinishing Your Elizabeth Hardwood Floors
It is true that hardwood flooring is known to be resistant. But without some special care over the years, they unfortunately don’t last forever. One of the many great benefits of having natural hardwood floors in your home is that you can refinish them when you need to to make them look almost brand new.
When you have your Elizabeth hardwood floors refinished, all minor scratches and most major scratches will disappear. This is done through the sanding process. You’ll get a gorgeous, even sheen across your entire floor that is free from dirt and grime. Your floor will look and feel just as it did when it was first installed.
Choose Hardwood When Replacing Your Flooring
Hardwood flooring has been a popular choice with custom builders for hundreds of years, and there’s a good reason why. Real hardwood flooring can transform the look and feel of a space like nothing else can. It is timeless, beautiful, and durable. If you are planning to change your flooring surface, choose hardwood.
Hardwood flooring is an investment that can last for decades as long as it is installed properly. So, the company you hire to install your hardwood flooring must be chosen wisely. Colorado Hardwood Floors are experts in all types of hardwood flooring installation in Elizabeth. Give us a call today and we’ll give you a free, in home quote!
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POPULAR HARDWOOD FLOORING SPECIES
One of the best aspects of having a hardwood floor is the versatility you get. You have many species to choose from if you are installing new hardwood floors. Here are some of the more popular types of wood in the Elizabeth area. If you don’t see something that interests you, give us a call and we’ll come visit you in person to discuss your ideas.
This is a very popular choice among homeowners. Red Oak resists wear and has a high shock resistance. There are over 200 subspecies to provide grain and color variation.
This species is hard, stiff, and extremely strong. There is a great shock resistance with this wood. There are several popular subspecies that include Yellow Birch, Sweet Birch, and Paper Birch. You will typically find that Yellow Birch is the one used for flooring.
Maple is very resistant to abrasive wear and very strong. For this reason it is usually used in bowling alleys and other athletic floors.
This one is soft but also fairly durable. It’s not as resistant to scuffs and abrasions as the other harder species are. Still, it is often used in flooring but may not be suitable for all applications due to its softer nature.
The species is even harder and more durable than Red Oak. It also has a considerable amount of variations in color and grain though they are not as obvious as with Red Oak.
FINISHES AND SHEENS
Whether you are refinishing your floor or installing a new one, there’s other decisions that you need to make. These are finish and sheen. Which of the following best fits your style? They each have pros and cons. It is your decision to make which would be best for you.
Hardwood Floor Finishes
This is a very popular choice because it is fairly low cost and easy to apply. It’s been popular for decades and we’re sure that you’ve seen these floors before. Unfortunately, oil based polyurethane finishes yellow over time. They also contain harmful volatile organic compounds, or VOCs and this can be dangerous. This type of finish also has a longer drying time, so you have to stay off of your floor longer than you would if you had used other finishes.
This is a new type of product that came out due to environmentally friendly needs. These finishes dry fast and have a much lower VOC signature. You also get to keep consistent color through the years as they don’t yellow over time.
Hardwood Floor Sheens
How do you want your floor to look? The options here are similar to those you have when you’re buying paint.
This type of Sheen makes it look like your floor has no sheen at all. It keeps the wood looking natural and helps to hide pet hairs and scuff marks. It’s a great choice for pet owners.
With this type, you can see that there is a sheen. It is a very popular choice, providing a warm feel with minimal shine. It’s not as easy to clean and maintain as matte is, but it’s close.
This is a great type of Sheen for older homes that benefit from reflections. With semi-gloss, the floor looks “thicker” than with matte or satin.