Exotic wood differences from domestic wood in color, texture and grain pattern. Exotic wood has vibrant colors that will make you think that you cannot be in your own house, but far away, somewhere in Asia relaxing. Exotic wood flooring types are: Brazilian walnut, Brazilian teak, Exotic Acacia or Exotic Brown Heart, etc.. This type of wood floor requires less maintenance because it is a hard type of floor.
Tests were made in the US Forestry Lab where scientists discovered that exotic wood is more durable than other types of hardwood like domestic hardwood or engineered hardwood because they have received high Janka Hardness Rating. This means that while domestic hardwood has values under 1,000, exotic wood always have values higher than 1,000. Brazilian teak has 3,540 Janka Hardness Rating and Brazilian cherry has 2,820 rating.
Exotic wood makes a perfect hard wood floor for your house.
The hardness and durability of exotic wood is combined with the beauty of this special type of wood floor. The vivid colors and textures bring elegance in your room. You can have beautiful floors even if you have small children, dogs, or heavy foot traffic that can destroy in time your domestic hardwood flooring. Exotic wood is a little more expensive than domestic wood, but the quality is also high.
It’s upon you to decide which flooring is the best suited for your house. Domestic hardwood floor is cheaper, but not as durable and comfortable as exotic floor is. The colors of exotic wood are naturally combined and can leave you the impression that your wood floor was painted by a talented painter. The way the colors and textures blend won’t be found in other flooring types.
If you decide upon exotic wood you will have unique flooring that will be admired by all your friends.