The wood is infected with Acrylic to increase its hardness level.
This type of Oak has smaller knots and comparatively darker graining than others.
When the humidity level rises, wood expands and causes the planks to buckle.
This kind of Oak has no blemishes or knots and is more expensive than others.
Janka Hardness Test
In this test, a .444 inch steel ball is embedded to half its diameter in the piece of wood. The force required to accomplish this is measured.
Number 1 Common
The quality of Oak has more knots and darker graining.
Number 2 Common
The quality of Oak also has more knots and darker graining.
A method of cutting that helps to get bolder graining patterns.
This quality of Oak has slightly smaller knots and lighter graining.
This cutting process helps to get a more uniform and consistent pattern.
In this process of installation, 1-1/2 to 2-inch staples are used to attach the wood floor to the subfloor using a pneumatic gun.