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HARDWOOD FLOOR
14 Arcadia Street
Boston, MA 02122.
Phone (617) 288-0339
Fax      (617) 288-0399
Species of Wood
White Oak
Ash
Maple
Brazilian Walnut
        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 . 
Santos Mahogany
American Cherry
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 
    Walnut-American Black    

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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