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What is Reclaimed Wood Flooring?

There are two basic types of Reclaimed Wood Flooring. One type comes from reclaimed wood that is manufactured into wood floors. The other type is reclaimed from an existing structure.

From Wood

This can come from from a variety of sources including; bridges, barns, factories, and grain elevators. It may also come from logs salvaged from river and lake bottoms. Wood floors manufactured from reclaimed wood will have a newer, freshly manufactured appearance.

From a Reclaimed Source

This is flooring that has been reclaimed from the original structure in which it was installed. Floors that has been reclaimed in this case can have scratches, dents, discolorations, nail/bolt holes and other types of markings. It may also be slightly cupped or warped.

The Beauty

This floor type provides homeowners with more options. Each board will be totally unique in terms of character and appearance. This creates a one-of-a-kind look that can reflect your own unique tastes in style and décor.

Advantages

This floor choice has many advantages over brand new wood flooring. For one, wood that has been seasoned for many years is more stable than wood that has just been recently cut.

In addition, it is an eco-friendly product. Not only will you enjoy the beauty and warmth of your natural wood floor for years to come, you’ll also be helping to preserve our forests for generations to come.

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