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Why choose hardwood?

Prized for its natural beauty and lasting durability, hardwood in your home makes a rich visual statement but keeps cleanup a breeze.

Hardwood floors combine strength and style. Our wide variety of colors, textures, species and styles make it easy to find the perfect choice for your home.

We offer both solid and engineered hardwood from a variety of manufacturers including Mohawk.

In solid wood flooring, each plank is a solid piece of wood from the finest domestic and exotic hardwoods. These hardwood floors are best installed on or above grade. Wood species vary in hardness and light sensitivity, so keep foot traffic, furniture and light exposure in mind when choosing a species.
Engineered hardwood flooring is made from real hardwood with a cross-ply construction that resists expansion and contraction from humidity changes. It can be installed on any level.

Our favorite aspect about hardwood flooring is the way it looks. You can choose more uniform patterns or select a style with distinctive natural variations, knots and mineral marks. Light-colored hardwoods will open up spaces to produce an airy vibe. Golden honey tones add a warm ambiance.

Wide planks are perfect for crafting a historic or rustic feel and will enhance the natural beauty of any wood type you choose.

Hardwood flooring will last for decades when properly cared for. We would love to give your home this timeless beauty.

There are many hardwood species, stains and finishes available and we invite you to browse our catalog HERE or visit Carpet World Of Colorado Springs to view them in person.

Featured hardwood products

Coastal Couture Seaspray Oak 29
Mohawk Industries

Metropolitan Lights City Loft Oak 61
Mohawk Industries

Modern Vision Dorian Gray Oak 26
Mohawk Industries

Weathered Vision Coventry Gray Oak 38
Mohawk Industries


Choosing hardwood from Carpet World & Floor Covering of Colorado Springs

Often the first thing people want to know about a real estate listing is, 'Does it have hardwood floors?' There are good reasons why hardwood is so attractive.

  • Hardwood looks great.
  • Hardwood is durable.
  • Hardwood offers a great return on your investment.

If you want hardwood, but are uncertain of the next step, consider the following.

Solid or engineered hardwood

Solid hardwood is made from pieces of wood that are typically ¾ inches thick. Durable species that stain well include:

  • Cherry
  • Hickory
  • Ash
  • Maple
  • Walnut

Engineered hardwood is a combination of several layers. The top layer can be any species available in solid hardwood. The other layers are interlaced plywood, SPF fingers, or finger core hardwood.
The thickness of the board and the manufacturer determine the layers. Engineered hardwood gives the finish and look of solid hardwood with laminate durability. It is possible to sand and refinish solid hardwood, which could eventually save money on replacement costs.

The effect hardwood has on the budget

Both engineered and solid hardwood are found on the more expensive end of the price spectrum. Despite higher upfront costs, hardwood has an excellent return on investment. Hardwood adds value to a home. If hardwood fits into your budget, you are making a wise investment.
Durable hardwood floors in Colorado Springs CO from Carpet World

Where to use hardwood

Due to the susceptibility to humidity and moisture, solid hardwood is used only at grade or above, and in climates that do not experience drastic humidity changes from one season to the next. Bathrooms are not good places to install solid hardwood. A large amount of water that passes through bathrooms can cause serious problems if there is a leak.

Choosing hardwood based on lifestyle

Before making a hardwood flooring decision, consider your lifestyle.

  • How many people reside in the home?
  • Are there children?
  • What will the room be used for?

Hardwood is durable and can withstand a fair amount of use. It is wise, however, to be somewhat cautious. A home with a lot of traffic will be best served by a hard species of wood such as hickory or oak. If few people live in a home, softer species of hardwood work well. Let us, Danielle and Donna, a mother-daughter team who own and operate Carpet World & Floor Covering of Colorado Springs, be of assistance. We provide the kind of service our customers from Monument, Colorado Springs, Castle Rock, and Black Forest deserve. Our hardwood selection is on display in our Colorado Springs, CO showroom.


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