|Northern Red Oak||1290|
- Red Maple
A fashionable flooring option with a subtle grain pattern similar to Hard Maple.
Color: Sapwood ranges from pale to almost white. Heartwood is grey to pale reddish brown with characteristic dark streaks.
Physical Properties: Red Maple offers great dimensional stability and is an excellent choice for custom staining. Not as impact-resistant as Hard Maple.
Janka Hardness Rating: 950
- American Cherry
Elegant, prestigious and stately. The presence of cherry in a home or office setting imparts feelings of elegance and exclusivity.
Color: Highly praised heartwood varies from rich/deep red to reddish brown. Sapwood is white to light yellowish cream.
Physical Properties: Very Stable, medium to low shock-resistance.
Janka Hardness Rating: 950
- American Walnut
Generally straight grained, but sometimes has a wavy or curly grain that produces an attractive appearance.
Color: Highly praised heartwood is light brown to dark chocolate brown. Sapwood of walnut is creamy white to tan.
Physical Properties: Walnut has good dimensional stability and medium to low shock-resistance.
Janka Hardness Rating: 1010
- Northern Red Oak
A traditional wood flooring species with a porous textured open grain appearance.
Color: Light pink to dark reddish brown.
Physical Properties: A hard and dense wood with very good dimensional stability.
Janka Hardness Rating: 1290
- American Beech
Uniform texture with a straight-grained modern appeal makes this species a popular choice for contemporary style homes.
Color: The sapwood generally has a clean white colour, while the heartwood is light to dark brown.
Physical Properties: Hard, strong, and resistant to shock.
Janka Hardness Rating: 1300
- White Ash
A favorite for individuals who prefer a pronounced open-grain pattern similar to oak. White Ash can be stained to resemble oak if desired.
Color: Sapwood is light creamy white; heartwood is light to dark brown.
Physical Properties: Strong, heavy, hard and high in shock-resistance.
Janka Hardness Rating: 1320
- White Oak
A very popular choice for wood flooring with a medium to coarse texture and an open grain appearance.
Color: Sapwood is light-coloured and the heartwood is light to dark brown.
Physical Properties: A heard and heavy wood with great wear-resistance.
Janka Hardness Rating: 1360
- Hard Maple
A versatile species with a subtle grain pattern that suits almost every decor.
Color: Famous for its ivory white sapwood and contrasting shades of brown heartwood.
Physical Properties: Heavy, strong and stiff. Resists shock and marring.
Janka Hardness Rating: 1450
Hickory has both coarse-textured and fine grain patterns combined.
Color: A diverse combination of bright white sapwood (with hints of fine brown lines) and pale to rich reddish brown heartwood.
Physical Properties: Extreamely tough and resilient, the hardest North American wood. A popular choice for high traffic applications.
Janka Hardness Rating: 1820