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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.
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Heart Pine
(Slow-growth longleaf pine (pinus spp.), often recovered from structural timbers in pre-1900 warehouses and factories, or as sunken logs from river bottoms.)

Color: Heartwood is yellow after cutting and turns deep pinking tan to warm reddish brown within weeks due to high resin content. Sapwood remains yellow, with occasional blue-black sap stain.

Grain: Dense, with high figuring. Plainsawn is swirled; rift – or quartersawn is primarily pinstriped. Curly or burl grain is rare.

Species & Grade Variations: Moderate color variation.


Hardness (Janka): 1225; 5% softer than Northern Red Oak.

Dimensional Stability: Above average (change coefficient .00263; 29% more stable than Red Oak).

Durability: Natural resistance to insect infestation in heartwood; dense.


Sawing/Machining: Good machining and hand-tooling qualities.

Sanding: Tendency to clog paper due to high resin content; begin with coarse grade.

Nailing: Good holding ability.

Finishing: Accepts both surface and penetrating finishes. Some stains may blotch; raising grain first may help. To reduce the wood’s tendency to repel finish coats, surface resins may be removed with a solvent that is compatible with the finish to be used.


(Relative to plain sawn select Red Oak)
Multiplier: 2.00



Shown with water-based finish (top), and oil-based finish (bottom)
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