Wood Grades & Species

Hardwood Flooring in Colorado Springs, CO

Hardwood flooring comes in many different types of grades and species. Each species of wood has a variety of it’s own characteristics, while the different grades of wood describe the general cosmetic characteristics of each species. Hardwood grades are an industry standard set by the National Oak Flooring Manufacturers Association (NOFMA).

At Pryor Floor in Colorado Springs, CO, we have the knowledge and expertise to help you find the perfect wood grade for your needs. We’ll show you options that complement both your lifestyle and budget. Our team of professionals will be honest in the advantages and disadvantages of each type of wood, and we won’t try to sell you anything you don’t need.

From bidding to scheduling to performing the onsite work, we have years of experience with all wood grades and species. We give each project the attention to detail necessary to ensure our customers are completely satisfied with the end result.


Select – Almost clear, but contains few natural characteristics such as knots and color variations.

No. 1 Common – Has a variegated appearance, light and dark colors, small knots, flags and worm holes.

No. 2 Common – Is rustic in appearance and allows for all the natural wood characteristics of the species.

Ash wood floor panels


Cherry wood floor panels


Hickory wood floor panels


Maple wood floor panels


Pine wood floor panels


Red oaks wood flooring

Red Oaks

Walnut wood flooring


White Oaks wood flooring

White Oaks

For more information about our services or the different species and grades of wood, give us a call today at (719) 573-1010. A knowledgeable staff member will help you determine the best wood flooring for your needs.