|...Wide planks and skip-sawn distressing is the back drop for this sophisticated floor. The Acacia species shows dramatic swirling grains in deep browns and earth tones. Offered in four designer-inspired colors highlighted with a durable Maximus ultra-matte finish. Classic, casual, traditional or contemporary, Costa Mesa can work anywhere...|
|...It is no surprise that Hickory is one of the most popular species in flooring today. It is durable, versatile and creates a unique and sophisticated visual in the home. Forest Park, the latest addition to the Latitude Collection® is a 7.5" wide plank, sliced face Hickory with extra long lengths up to 83". Forest Park comes in 4 hand-stained colors with subtle wire brushing that accentuate the warm...|
|...and stained and hand scraped finish creates a warm, rich visual that lends itself perfectly to the modern farmhouse vibe that continues in popularity. This sustainably harvested plantation white teak species comes in a 5”width with lengths up to 4’. Kodiak will add warmth and beauty to your home with its rich 4 color palette...|
|...ct for high-traffic areas in both residential and commercial settings. We also specify only Teragren Optimum 5.5 Moso bamboo that is grown in the Zhejiang province of China. There are more than 1,500 species of bamboo; Moso bamboo is among the hardest, with dense fibers that make for strong timber and beautiful, durable bamboo flooring. Furthermore, bamboo has greater compressive strength than con...|
This collection is inspired by Nordic decor, where comfort and elegance are combined to create a beautiful look! The wood used in the production of our Nordic line is Brazilian Oak. This species is a sturdy and very elegant Brazilian hardwood, already recognized worldwide.
The best part? All wood planks come from sustainable forest management.
|...tall, and provides extreme scratch and indent resistance when compared to solid or engineered wood flooring. It also offers a wide range of design options because it isn't limited to traditional wood species. Its hybrid visuals, exotic species, colors, and textures go above and beyond anything traditional wood flooring can offer.
Where can I install solid hardwood, engineered hard...|
|...e three types of hardwood floors available to you:
Solid Hardwood Flooring: Solid hardwood flooring is a solid piece of wood from top to bottom. The most popular species are oak, maple, hickory, and brazilian cherry hardwood flooring.
Engineered Hardwood Flooring: Engineered hardwood flooring is real wood from top to bottom that's no...|
|...Many hardwood shoppers don't realize there are two types of wood — solid and engineered. Both solid and engineered flooring add value and structure to your home and are available in plenty of species, stains and styles. So, what exactly are these two types of hardwood and how do they compare? Let's explore.
...your home. This sustainably harvested hardwood floor combines a subtle hand scraped texture with distinctive hand staining effects that perfectly accentuate the natural variation found in the Bengali species. Bengal Bay features a premium sliced face, a broad, modern color palette, and an on-trend mixed 2/3/5” width. Bengal Bay is a stunning backdrop for any room in the home, creating a welcoming ...|
|...her under heat and pressure. As a result, and engineered wood floor is less likely to be affected by humidity and can be installed on all floors of the home. The center core is usually a softer wood species and is used to construct the tongue and groove. A hardwood finish layer is bonded on top and another softer wood ply is bonded below the center. The top finish layer can be constructed of almo...|
To recognize an acrylic impregnated wood flooring, look at the side of the wood. If the color is consistent throughout the plank, it is probably acrylic impregnated. However, some wood species will have consistent color throughout the board and is not impregnated wood flooring. If in doubt, contact a wood flooring professional.
Since color cannot deteriorate through abrasio...|
|...Antique wood flooring promotes conservation through the reuse of salvageable wood, primarily from old barns that have outlived their usefulness. In 18th and 19th century America various species of virgin timber covered our forests and were often used in the construction of these barns. Weathered by a century or more, some seasoned by the elements, some scarred by insects and nails, today this o...|
|...product manufactured from timber that is designed for use as flooring, either structural or aesthetic. Wood is a common choice as a flooring material and can come in various styles, colors, cuts, and species.
|...ners, decorators and consumers. Crests and medallions are interior design elements that are installed as a focal point in the main field of the floor. Medallions can be fabricated using multiple wood species, and other mixed media, such as natural stone, polished metal or leather. Prefinished hardwood medallions can be bought directly from the manufacturer or supplier and easily routed into existi...|
|...stripes, checkerboards, stenciled borders or even flower or animal
scenes. The paint must be compatible with the finish and the floor must have two
coats of finish over the paint.
Mixing Species - Mixing wood species is another way to create contrast in
wood flooring. Oak is not the only wood type being used today. Maple, birch,
walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, ash and many oth...|
|...A bamboo floor is a type of flooring manufactured from the bamboo plant. The majority of today's bamboo flooring products originate in China and other portions of Asia. Moso bamboo is the species most commonly used for flooring.
Bamboo has been used as an alternative for flooring because of its physical similarities to true hardwoods. Bamboo floor manufa...|
|...ducts and by-products are two of its most distinctive aspects. Cork Oak forests also prevent desertification and are a particular habitat in the Iberian Peninsula and the refuge of various endangered species.
The Cork Oak is unrelated to the "cork trees" (Phellodendron), which have corky bark but are not used for cork production.
Cork is extracted only from ear...|
|...few reasons. First, it is a relatively inexpensive wood floor to buy and install, especially if consumers do it themselves. Second, manufacturers are making parquet in a variety of colors, styles and species. Finally, the homeowner is searching for a different look. Linear plank is now the popular fashion, which means homeowners are looking to distinguish themselves from their neighbor, and select...|
|...Solid wood floors are available in myriad species, stains and finishes. Regardless of width or length, one piece of wood from top to bottom is considered solid wood flooring. These products can be sanded and finished more often than engineered woods, which, because they are much thinner, can be sanded down only two or three times.
Because solid wood flooring--which in most cases is nai...|
Usually measuring 2-1/4" wide and laid in random-length rows, interlocking strip floors is most commonly made of oak but is widely available in maple, heart pine, cherry, and other species. Oak strip flooring comes in either white or red. The color of white oak runs from a creamy white or light brown to medium brown. It's a bit harder than red oak, has smaller markings, and has ...|