Hardest Wood Flooring Species. Below are listed the relative hardness for numerous wood species used in flooring. Make sure to order around 10% more flooring than your measurements dictate for your project.
Domestically, hickory is the hardest hardwood floor we carry. Brazilian teak is one of the hardest exotic species available for hardwood flooring and its color ranges include tan, medium brown, and some red highlights. Initial color range includes tan to medium brown tones with limited reddish highlights.
Make Sure To Order Around 10% More Flooring Than Your Measurements Dictate For Your Project.
Below are listed the relative hardness for numerous wood species used in flooring. This is one of the hardest wood species available for hardwood flooring. Hardwood flooring elevates your home and works well in traditional or contemporary spaces.
Aside From Its Beauty, Texas Mesquite Is Renowned For Its Stability And Durability.
Domestically, hickory is the hardest hardwood floor we carry. Hickory is one of the hardest domestic woods available for hardwood flooring. This also makes it a very expensive flooring product.
The Woods Are Listed From Hardest To Softest, So The Higher The Number, The Harder The Wood.
Each species has distinct properties and visual differences. It’s known amongst craftsmen for being a difficult wood to work with, however, where others shy away is where we excel. You can read more about the pros and cons of hickory flooring here, but really, most of the disadvantages of hickory flooring boil down to people not loving its look.
That's More Than Twice As Hard As Osage Orange (One Of The Hardest Domestic Woods) At 2,040 Lbf And More Than Three Times Harder Than Red Oak At 1,290 Lbf.
Mesquite has a janka hardness scale rating between 2400 and 2600, making it one of the hardest and the most stable north american hardwoods. The hardest commercially available hardwood is hickory, and it is five times harder than aspen, one of the “soft” hardwoods. Generally speaking, the hardest wood for flooring is ipe (or lapacho).
At Wickham Flooring, We Offer 8 Different Species Of Hardwood, The Hardest Being Hickory.
It is no wonder why this species has been used for the boardwalk along the beach of new york. Softwoods such as fir, pine, and hemlock rarely work well as flooring materials, except in a shop or utility area. A species of flowering plant in the cashew family, the schinopsis brasiliensis originates in brazil and creates an extremely tough wood of 4,800 lbf.