Maple is an attractive, strong hardwood and highly desirable flooring material.
Maple trees are part of the Aceraceae family. There are approximately 125 different species of maple trees and most of these are native to Asia, although they are most common in America. The word ‘Acer’ comes from a Latin term, means ‘sharp’, because of the pointed shape of the leaves. The shape of the leaf is well-known to many people because it is featured on the Canadian flag. Young maple trees are characterized by the smooth bark, which then becomes brown and rough as it ages. Most maples grow to a height of between 10 and 45 metres, although some species only grow to the size of shrubs.
A clear flowing grain and occasional swirl that makes Hard Maple a fashionable choice in a variety of traditional and contemporary settings, commands a very clean look.
Why we choose maple flooring?
The selection of Maple Hardwood floors are a classy and stylish choice for any room. Maple flooring is a popular home-flooring choice for many homes: It contrasts with dark furnishings. Especially the light, subtle grain pattern and an even color tone can enhance the elegance of your room. In addition, as the hardness of maple, it can be also nice choice for sport gym using. Finally, the boards will mellow over time and develop and warm golden hue.
(1) Maple advantages of Large Range of Color Choice
Maple colour: The sapwood is creamy white, with a slight reddish brown tinge, heartwood can vary according to the growing region.
The greatest of advantage of installing maple flooring is the big range color choices available. Maple is noted for being a hard and richly coloured wood, it is a popular choice of material that comes in a choice of tones varying between dark and very light. The light tones are provided by the sapwood type, which can offer some particularly striking pale tones for that distinctive look.
Maple flooring pull off a natural look and earthly hues which when mixed with the right home decor imparts an incredibly warm tone to the room it is installed in. While many other hardwood floors can create this sort of ambience maple differentiates itself which a large choice of colors. This helps maple floors look good in any room, as the colour you choose can be closely matched to furnishings of the room.
(2) Maple advantages of Durability.
Maple flooring is durability. Maple is one of the hardest woods available. It is extremely resistant to abrasion and wear, with 1420 on the Janka Hardness Chart which is significantly harder than Oak. In fact, because maple flooring is so strong it is commonly used in gymnasiums, bowling alleys, and dance floors. The timber is also valuable as it is used to produce bowling pins, pool cues and baseball bats as well as flooring. 60-90mm width maple flooring is normally for sport wood flooring use with special PU coats. LEGNOVERO is outstanding on making maple sport flooring, especially for basketball court maple hardwood flooring.
(3) Maple advantages of Easy Maintenance.
Maple flooring is easy maintenance after installation. All you require is to sweep off regularly, which you can do with a broom or vacuum cleaner.
Summary of some standard oak flooring sizes:
|Type of floor||Width||Thickness||Length||Typical sizes|
|(Width x Thickness)|
|Solid Wood Flooring||2 1/4"||3/8"||
|2 1/4" x 3/4"|
|3"||1/2"||3 1/4" x 3/4"|
|3 1/4"||5/8"||2 1/4" x 1/2"|
|4"||3/4"||4" x 3/4"|
Sizes in the chart are the most common width, thickness and length of oak flooring. There are hundreds of other combinations of flooring dimensions we can produce according to customer’s requirement.
UV lacquer / UV Oil / Wax Oil / Natural Oil
Available Surface Effect:
Double Smoked, Aged, Smooth, Handscraped, Distressed, Serratted
Available Joint Style:
T&G with micro bevel, Click system
AB, ABC, ABCD, CDE
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