Colorado Hardwood Floors offers custom hardwood flooring installation and refinishing services for all of the Monument area. Some of the most beautiful homes in our state can be found in Monument. When you refinish or install new hardwood floors in your home, you are just making it that much more beautiful. Hardwood flooring is a wonderful addition to your home that can bring timeless beauty and a classic look and feel.

When you refinish your hardwood floor, it becomes revitalized and an old, worn floor can look brand new for years to come! Is vital to choose the right company when it’s time to refinish or install hardwood floors. You need to find a company with the experience and skills to complete your project to your specifications. Doing this will ensure a beautiful finished product that you will love.

Colorado Hardwood Floors has more than 20 years combined experience with Monument homes. When the time comes for you to expand, refinish, or install new hardwood in your home, look no further than Colorado Hardwood Floors!

What to Expect from Refinishing Your Monument Hardwood Floors

It’s true that hardwood floors are very resilient, but they just can’t last forever… at least not without some special care over the years. There are many great features to hardwood flooring, and one of them is the ability to have them refinished to make them look practically new again.

When you have your Monument floors refinished, you will see that through the sanding process most major scratches and all minor scratches will disappear. You are left with nothing but an even, beautiful sheen free from grime and dirt. All of this adds up to making your floor look like it was just installed. 

Choose Hardwood When Replacing Your Flooring

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There are some good reasons why hardwood flooring has been a go-to for custom builders for hundreds of years. Hardwood is durable, timeless, and beautiful, nothing transforms a space quite like a hardwood floor can. When the time comes for you to change your flooring material, choose hardwood.

Because hardwood flooring is an investment, the company you choose to install it for you must be the right company. It must be properly installed if you want it to last for decades. Colorado Hardwood Floors are the local experts in all types of hardwood installation in Monument. If you call us today, we can give you a free, in-home quote!

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One of the best aspects of a hardwood floor is the versatility it provides. If you’re installing new floors, then you have many species of wood to choose from. Below are a few of the more popular species in Monument today. If you don’t see something that interests you on the list, then give us a call, and we can set up an in-home consultation to discuss your ideas. 

Red Oak

Over 200 subspecies of Red Oak are available to provide great variation in grain and color. This is a very popular choice, as Red Oak has great shock resistance and is resistant to scuffs and scratches.


This species is very hard and stiff. It’s also extremely strong and has great shock resistance. Yellow Birch, Paper Birch, and Sweet Birch are a few of the more popular subspecies. You will find that Yellow Birch is more often used for hardwood flooring.


This species of wood is most often used in bowling alleys and other athletic flooring. This is because it is extremely strong and resistant to abrasive wear.


Pine is soft, but fairly durable. Pine is often used for hardwood flooring, however, it is not as resistant to scuffs and abrasions as the harder varieties of wood. Because of this, it may not be appropriate for all applications.

White Oak

Just like Red Oak, White Oak has a wide variety of grain and colors as well, although they are more subtle than those offered by Red Oak. It is harder and more durable than Red Oak as well.



Whether you are refinishing or installing your hardwood floor, you will need to decide on which finish and sheen you want. When you think about which one fits your style the best, bear in mind that they each have pros and cons. It will be up to you to decide which finish or sheen fits your needs.



Because this is such a popular choice, we are sure that you’ve seen these floors before. These are low cost and easy to apply. However, they also come with a high VOC signature, or large amounts of volatile organic compounds that can be dangerous. There’s also a relatively long drying time, so you have to be off of your floor probably longer than you want to be.


This option became popular because of environmentally friendly needs. They have lower VOC signatures then oil-based polyurethane, and they have a quicker drying time. Another bonus is that they don’t turn yellow over time like oil-based polyurethane does. You get a consistent color throughout the life of your floor.



The options you have here are similar to those that you have when you buy paint. How do you want your floor to look?


This type of sheen makes it look like there’s no sheen on your floor at all. It preserves the natural look of the wood. This is good for pet owners because it hides pet hair and scratches.


This is a very popular choice. It provides a warm glow and feel with very limited shine. You can tell that there is a sheen on the floor, however the reflection is very minimal. It’s not quite as easy to clean and maintain as matte is but it’s pretty close. 


This sheen is a great option for older homes that would benefit from high reflection. With semi-gloss, the floor looks “thicker” than it does with matte or satin.

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