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Water Damage Wood Floor Specialists
Providing high quality repairs, refinishing, or replacement of your wood floor system.
We are your advocate and we work for you, not the insurance company.
The insurance company’s contractors work for and are paid by the insurance company.
“You have the right to have your home repaired by the repair person of your choice”.
“You have the right to reject any settlement amount including any unfair valuation offered by the insurance company”.
Let Boatright Hardwood Floors guide you through the process to put your home back together.
Ash
White Fraxinus americana
Appearance

Color: Heartwood is light tan to dark brown; sapwood is creamy white. Similar in appearance to White Oak, but frequently more yellow.

Grain: Bold, straight, moderately open grain with occasional wavy figuring. Can have strong contrast in grain in plainsawn boards.

Species & Grade Variations: Sometimes confused with Hickory; the zone of large pores is more distinctive in Ash, similar to that of Red Oak.

Properties

Hardness (Janka): 1320; 2% harder than Northern Red Oak.

Dimensional Stability: Above average (change coefficient .00274; 26% more stable than Red Oak).

Durability: Elastic, hard; excellent shock resistance. Remains smooth under friction.

Workability

Sawing/Machining: Good machining qualities.

Sanding: Sands satisfactorily.

Nailing: Good holding ability; good resistance to splitting.

Finishing: No known problems. Stains well.

Cost

(Relative to plain sawn select Red Oak)
Multiplier: 1.20

Availability
Moderately available.
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