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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.
Merbau
lpil, kwila, Intsia spp.
Appearance

Color: Heartwood is yellowish to orange-brown when freshly cut, turning brown or dark red-brown upon exposure.

Grain: Straight to interlocked or wavy; coarse texture.

Species & Grade Variations: Moderate to high variation in color.

Properties

Hardness (Janka): 1925; 49% harder than Northern Red Oak.

Dimensional Stability: Excellent (change coefficient .00158; 57% more stable than Red Oak). However, actual installations have demonstrated significant movement in use.

Durability: Strength is comparable to Hickory, but density is somewhat lower.

Workability

Sawing/Machining: Sawing is difficult; wood gums saw teech and dulls cutting edges; carbide tooling recommended.

Sanding: Sands satisfactorily.

Nailing: Good holding ability.

Finishing: Wood stains black in contact with ferrous metals or moisture.

Comments: High resistance to termites.

Cost

(Relative to plain sawn select Red Oak)
Multiplier: 1.25

Availability
Limited.
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