American red oak, a wood with breathing!
American red oak is regarded as a wood with breathing, due to its wooden fiber full of pin holes. Such structure gives excellent air permeability and moisture conserversation to American red oak hardwood. As a result, American red oak hardwood flooring is very good at keeping moisture content and keeps steady temperature inside the rooms. That is why American red oak hardwood floors become more and more popular now around the whole world, although red oak solid hardwood flooring price is not so attractive as big leaf acacia hardwood flooring price and birch hardwood flooring price. Considering the quality and the excellent performance of red oak flooring, red oak wood flooring price, about USD 35-45/m2, is really worthy.
American red oak hardwood flooring pros and cons
1 red oak wood flooring color is beautiful and fresh. Its naturally pinkish color is unique among all the hardwood floors, just like the sparkling pinkish diamond among a cluster of brightening white diamonds.
2 the wood grain of red oak wood flooring always look active and fresh, like an elegant dancing girl with her beautiful dancing performance.
3 red oak hardwood is easy to sand and cut for production due to its medium hardness. Thus it is also easy for red oak wood floors to be stained with other colors. The medium-hardwood surface of red oak hardwood floors provides strong adhesive force to UV lacquer coating which has strong resistance against scratch and abrasion.
4 red oak hardwood is very stiff, very difficult to break it.
red oak hardwood from southern USA is different from red oak hardwood from northern USA, not only in the looking and surface, but also in other hardwood features.
red oak hardwoods are all imported from United States.
One of the outstanding features for American red oak solid wooden floors, is its beautifully active& wavy wood grain, which is clear and always attractive. This wavy wood grain looks very lovely and awesome for solid wooden floors and solid wood cabinets for the overall decoration in the houses.
American red oak hardwood is one of the high yield hardwood resources, including its growth resources and its production of sawn lumber and plank boards. Therefore, American red oak is regarded as one of mostly easily obtainable hardwood species in United States, playing an important role in hardwood supply around the world. Besides, American red oak hardwood is the most popular hardwood species to American people for their hardwood furniture, solid hardwood floors and wall panels indoors for decoration.
Red oak sap wood looks a little milky and light brownish and its heartwood appears special pinkish brown color. With similar looking as white oak hardwood, red oak wood has thinner and longer pith radial. In fact, red oak hardwood wood grain are mostly straight, with little amount of wavy wood grain; but its wood grain looks very wide and active, thus most of people are impressive with its wavy and wide wood grain.
The name of red oak hardwood originates from its leaf turning red in Autumn. Red oak hardwood does not really look red for its wood.
American red oak hardwood is mainly found in the eastern area of United States, with high hardness and high density, its wood features suitable for mechanical processing. red oak hardwood from different origins, have different wood color, wood grain and wood features. For example, red oak hardwood from the South has faster growth rate than red oak hardwood in in the north, and the southern red oak hardwood has higher hardness and density; the southern red oak hardwood has redder color, with obvious wood variation; the northern red oak has lighter pinkish color, looks more milky, uniform and clean in color, with less wood variation. Thus southern red oak hardwood is suitable for stained dark color and northern red oak is best for its natural light color.
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