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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.
Beech
Fagus grandifolia
Appearance

Color: Heartwood is mostly reddish brown; sapwood is generally pale white.

Grain: Mostly closed, straight grain; fine, uniform texture.  Coarser than European Beech.

Species & Grade Variations: Only one species is native to the United States.  Moderate to high color variation between boards.

Properties

Hardness (Janka): 1300; 1% harder than Northern Red Oak.

Dimensional Stability: Below average (change coefficient .00431; 17% less stable than Red Oak).

Durability: Elastic, hard; excellent shock resistance.  Wears well and stays smooth when subjected to friction — popular for factory floors.

Workability

Sawing/Machining: Difficult to work with hand tools, but good machining qualities.

Sanding: Sands satisfactorily.

Nailing: Good holding ability, but has a tendency to split.

Finishing: No known problems.

Cost

(Relative to plain sawn select Red Oak)
Multiplier:

Availability

Limited.

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