One quick online search for palette boards and it is easy to see that people have quite the fascination with reclaimed wood in Denver. Though many of the projects that will come up involve the seeking out and then destruction of perfectly functional palette boards in order to create something that is far less functional, there are plenty of ways to used reclaimed wood without frivolity. One thing that many homeowners are discovering is that reclaimed wood can actually be used to make fantastic and beautiful hardwood floors.
Odds are high that your Denver hardwood floors won’t come from a leftover palette. There are plenty of sources for wood that people just don’t think of. A flooring specialist can clue you in on the many different places that people find wood for floors or walls. Sometimes it comes from trees that were destroyed by bug infestations and sometimes it comes from buildings that just aren’t functional anymore.
No matter where you get the wood for your floor, you know that you are making an environmentally friendly decision when you choose reclaimed wood over more traditional wood sources. By making the decision to not chop down any new trees, you are helping the planet and creating a better future for young people. On top of being the environmentally sound choice, reclaimed wood looks fantastic and it gives your home a little history. You aren’t getting something that is reused so much as something that is repurposed, which means that it is even more beautiful and functional than before.