Hickory Hardwood Flooring
There’s nothing like a good ‘ol piece of hickory! Right? Hickory’s combination of strength, toughness, hardness, and stiffness is unmatched in other commercial hardwoods. It’s very resistant to wear. It also has a visually striking character, featuring streaks of dark browns, tans, and gray amid an overall light tone. For this reason, it’s not only a great choice in hardwood flooring, but also in tool handles, drumsticks, canoe paddles, and much more! Hickory rates 1820 lbf. on the Janka Hardness Scale.
Walnut Hardwood Floors
Black walnut is highly sought after in flooring by homeowners and business owners because of its dark-colored, straight grained appearance. It is heavy, strong and shock resistant. It’s often used in combination with hickory for for amazing visual contrast and quality. Walnut is one of the most durable hardwoods in the United States. It is known for holding its shape well after seasoning in a kiln. Besides breathtaking flooring, walnut is also popular in gun stocks, furniture, coffins, and paddles. Black walnut rates 1010 lbf. on the Janka Hardness Scale.