With this method 1-1/2 to 2 inch staples are used versus nailing cleats to attach the wood flooring to the subfloor. A pneumatic gun is used to drive the staple into the wood flooring and subfloor.
Oil is used as part of the chemical make up of the polyurethane finish.
A separation along the grain, the greater part of which occurs between the annual growth rings.
See Plain Sawn, Quartersawn and Rift Sawn.
A flat molding with beveled or rounded edges designed to transition between two surfaces of the same height. Often used to cover expansion at doorways and typically attached to the surface of the flooring products.
This is a program that was established in 1994 and currently certifies over 152 million acres in the United States and Canada. It is based on the premise that responsible forest practices and sound business decisions can co-exist. Independent certification bodies...