Hardwood Flooring – Birch

Scientific Name:

Betula spp.

Other Names and Species:

The type of birch most commonly used for wood flooring is yellow birch (betula alleghaniensis). However, sweet birch (betula lenta) and paper birch (betula papyrifera) are also frequently used for this purpose. ¬†Sweet birch is sometimes called “black birch” or “cherry birch.” Paper birch also goes by the names “white birch,” “canoe birch,” and “silver birch.

Origin:

North America

Appearance:

The sapwood of yellow birch ranges from pale white to creamy yellow, while the heartwood tends to be a light-reddish brown with a red tinge. By contrast, the sapwood of sweet birch is light-colored, whereas the heartwood is dark brown with a red tinge. Birch wood has an even texture with a straight, closed grain. Occasionally, boards may show curliness in the grain as well as some wavy figuring. It is among the most featureless of all North American hardwoods; but with its natural, pleasing figure, it makes for very attractive furniture and flooring. Birch has a small degree of luster, making it seem almost dull in appearance.

Properties:

Birch is a very heavy, strong, durable wood. It is hard and stiff, with excellent shock-resistance.

Janka Hardness: 1260

Birch Wood Flooring – Quality Wood Floors

We offer the finest Birch Wood Flooring for your home or business. Built to last our hardwood flooring adds value to your home and immediate value to your wallet. Our Birch Wood Flooring is a natural beauty unlike any other. By getting our Birch Wood Flooring you’ll also be going green as well since our Birch Flooring has no additives or formaldehyde.

Purewood Flooring is proud to be associated with the Natural Wood Flooring Association. We understand what our customers are looking for and how there is no alternative for true pure wood floors. Our Birch floors maintains the character and quality that you would expect from Birch Wood Flooring. Best of all you don’t have to be in Upstate New York to receive our Birch Wood Flooring. We ship to your home at deeply discounted rates and for our customers outside of NY there is no sales tax.

So what are you waiting for? If you need Hardwood floors or in particular Birch Wood Flooring than there is no other place to go than with Purewood Flooring. Our team has the knowledge and skill to help you get exactly what you need at a price you can afford

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