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Today there are hundreds of different species of wood to choose from. Following are some of the factors to consider when choosing a new hardwood floor. The most important factor is the looks because each species have distinct colors, grains, and its characters. Next, determine if your selection is right for you. For instance, is it hard enough for you lifestyle, children, pets, etc. Does it come in different widths? It is important to ask questions to be sure you made the right choice.
Please review some of the wood species below .
Domestic wood species include:
Ash White Birch Beech
Cherry (Black) Douglas Fir Hickory-Pecan.
Maple Sugar/Hard Mesquite Red Oak
White Oak Pine-Antique Heart Pine-Southern Yellow
Imported wood species include:
Bamboo Brazilian Cherry Iroko
Bubinga Cork Jarrah
Curmaru Cypress (Australian) Wenge
Gum, Spotted Gum, Sydney Blue Mahogany(Santos)
Maple, Brazilian Merbau Oak, Tasmanian
Padauk Purpleheart Sapele Teak, Brazilian
Teak, Thai Burmese Walnut, Brazilian Ipe
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