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10 Interesting Facts About Hardwood Flooring

10 Interesting Facts About Hardwood Flooring The Janka hardness test measures the force required to embed a .444 inch steel ball to half its diameter in wood. The higher the number the harder the wood is. BRAZILIAN CHERRY 2820 SANTOS MAHOGANY 2200 TIGERWOOD 2160 HICKORY 1820 AFRICAN SAPELE 1500 Janka Hardness Test 0.444" steel ball HARD MAPLE 1450 ASH 1320 ВЕЕCH 1300 RED OAK 1290 BETULA 1270 90% of real estate agencies in London claim that homes with wood floors sell faster and for more money. YELLOW BIRCH 1260 WHITE OAK 1210 BLACK WALNUT 1010 AMERICAN CHERRY 950 IN SPEED N PROFIT Eliot Floor Sander SANDER AMCAN SUPER ene the lading oe In 1916 Clarke American Sanders built the first recorded mechanical sanding machine for sanding bar tops. odworke The Schlorter Ragid Floor Surfacer AMERICAN AMERICAN- The M.L Schbueter Cempany FLOOR SANDERS The Most Complete Line of Quality Floor Sanders In 1926, the young American inventor, Art Emmons, created the portable electric belt floor sander.Previously, floors were scraped manually by dragging scraper blades across the floor. wa aas nan n m u Solid 4-inch boards can be refinished up to 10 times. Some pre-finished solid-wood boards come with a 50-year warranty. With regular care, any solid-wood floor can easily last twice that long. 50 YEAR WARRANTY Longer strips mean fewer distracting end joints. To make a small room appear bigger, use shorter strips. The harder the wood, the less prone it is to dents and gouges. There are about 100 times as many hardwood species than there are softwoods along with a variety of types, styles and finishes. Wood like oak, ash and maple tend to turn yellow on exposure to the ultraviolet rays of the sunlight, whereas, antique floors turn lighter in color. Cherry, walnut and kempas turn darker. Created by: GREAT FLOOR SANDING 020 3404 9697 wwW.GREATFLOORSANDING.CO.UK

10 Interesting Facts About Hardwood Flooring

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Hardwood flooring may not be the most interesting topic. However, these facts are really amazing and worth it to take a look!






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