In a previous post we stated bamboo as an environmentally friendly option for wood floorings. Now another environment-friendly trend is catching on in the flooring area, many thanks to Mohawk Wood Floor Covering: Reclaimed Hardwoods, which are floors created using recycled wood.
The 125-year old firm based out of Calhoun, Georgia, has actually modeled its engineered wood floors using timbers from dismantled structures as well as residence style, some also 600 years old. In some of the collections, also the old wood’s all-natural antiquing as well as stressful can be seen, which adds to the timber’s beauty and appeal.
Such traumatic and antiquing techniques can be seen in Classical times, a line of hand scuffed woods including domestics like maple, oak, hickory, eucalyptus, yearn, elm, and also walnut. Classical times offers a magnificent range of unique hand scuffed hardwood floors featuring tigerwood, santos mahogany, stunning African padauk, elm, teak wood, heart ache, as well as cypress.
For domestics, the Santa Barbara collection is hand scuffed and hand beveled, creating the most beautiful, textured hardwoods you’ve ever seen. It’s as if the oak has actually been brought back to life, with the hand-scraping techniques bringing the wood’s blood vessels to the surface area. Oak Harvest as well as Maple Light Brownish-yellow are genuine group pleasers. This collection is extremely cost effective with timbers ranging from $3.99 to $4.09 per square foot.
You’ll be hard-pressed to select a favorite with Zanzibar – every one of the woods in this exotics collection are definitely magnificent! Antique Elm Natural has a buttery, sugar appearance, while Antique Elm Walnut has an ethereal radiance to it that will certainly take your breath away! Vintage Elm Chesnut is equally stunning with a similar glow, yet golden. As well as African Padauk’s burgundy actors is just out-of-this globe!
Woods in the exotics collection range anywhere from $6.09 to $8.79 depending on the wood made use of and also the extensiveness of the traumatic as well as antiquing techniques. You’ll pay somewhat more for these timbers however it’s worth every cent when you can have this one-of-a kind flooring that not just enhances your house, yet aids protect the setting also.