Hardwood Flooring in West Medford MA 02156

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If you know anything about Ipe hardwood, it is truly an amazing wood. It has a Janka rating of over 3600, making it one of the densest woods that are currently available on the hardwood flooring market. Ipe has a lot of very positive characteristics, but it also has its issues!

It is so dense that with even a marginal finish applied to the surface, most spills will pool on Hardwood Flooring Advantages West Medford MA 02156 the top rather than penetrate below. And it survives the abuse from the even a 100 pound sheep dog with limited wear marks.

Ipe Hardwood Flooring is referred to by many names depending on the country of origin and who is making the flooring. Brand names like Ironwood(TM) and Pau Lope(TM) are common as are “consumer names” like Brazilian Walnut. For some reason, North American retailers think referring to it West Medford MA 02156 as a walnut will make it more understandable to today’s consumers.

Ipe is really a cluster of many trees from the Bignoniaceae family (Tabebuia, spp) that share a common appearance and physical characteristics. They are all dense and rather straight grained. Some pieces look quite similar to teak. It is very resistant to decay, termite and dry insect attack, although this is not significant (I hope) when choosing ipe as A Few Advantages Of Hardwood Flooring West Medford MA 02156 interior flooring. It is VERY fire resistant as well.

Colour range varies from a medium straw with olive green overtones to a reddish brown with darker black streaks common in some boxes of ipe hardwood. Flooring samples can then have a very large range of colours. Make sure that you understand this, and don’t buy, expecting colour uniformity. It is always best, if possible to visit a customer that has West Medford MA 02156 had this type of flooring in use for a number of years. You can then judge not only the appeal of the colouring but also the durability of the finish.

For installation it will require a very good quality grade of carbide blade on your miter saw to even attempt any trimming to length. If you have a large expanse of ipe flooring to cover, a second blade made be West Medford MA 02156 necessary. All holes, like those that you need to install for the first few rows of flooring will have to be drilled close to the size of the finishing nail you intend to use, otherwise you will split the wood. Experiment first, to save a few pieces of ipe flooring.

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America Hardwood Floor Service
26 Reviews
Saugus, MA 01906

Lucky Seven Hardwood Floors
3 Reviews
70 Orchard St, Medford, MA 02155

Frank H Duffy
7 Reviews
Flooring, Refinishing Services
369 Salem St, Medford, MA 02155

Adam's Hardwood Floors
4 Reviews
15 Crescent St, Medford, MA 02155

Mark's Master Service
12 Reviews
Flooring, Contractors
6 Myrna Rd, Lexington, MA 02420

Perfection Hardwood Floor Service
39 Reviews
15 Pond St, Milton, MA 02186

Taozen Floors Services
29 Reviews
303 Wyman St, Ste 300, Waltham, MA 02451

Bostonian Floor Company
20 Reviews
Quincy, MA 02169

Sonny Floor Services
8 Reviews
102 Willow Ave, Quincy, MA 02170

D C Wood flooring specialized
2 Reviews
Medford, MA 02155


Looking for the right Flooring company for your home or property? Since 1980 we have been providing Flooring services to the West Medford area.

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