Brazilian Hardwood Flooring

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What types of Brazilian wood are good for flooring?

Brazilian Hardwood Flooring

When it comes to beauty and strength, Brazilian hardwood flooring is at the top of the list. Two varieties of this exotic hardwood flooring are the Brazilian Cherry and it's cousin, Brazilian Teak.

Brazilian Cherry, also known as "Jatoba" in South America, is quite popular due to its similarity to oak ... only it's twice as strong! The main color of Jatoba is dark orange or reddish-brown, with dark brown or black streaks. Brazilian Teak or "Cumaru" is quite similar to Brazilian Cherry, but its hue is a warmer brown with not as much red tone. As far as hardness goes, Brazilian Teak is one of the hardest varieties of wood in the world!

   

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7/15/2009 12:26:20 PM
Brandy Johnson said:

I have found an excellent place to buy new Brazilian hardwood flooring. peakauctionstore.com has many flooring designs at discount prices.




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