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Ipe - Brazilian Walnut Hardwood
Ipe, also known as Brazilian Walnut is one of the most durable hardwood flooring on the market. Janka Hardness and fire rating coupled with the warm natural beauty of the wood you will begin to understand why Ipe flooring is the wood floor for the future.
What is Janka hardness?
The Janka hardness test measures the hardness of wood. It involves measuring the force required to embed a 11.28 millimeter (0.444 inch) steel ball into wood to half its diameter. This method was chosen so that the result would leave an indention 100 square millimeters in size. It is one of the best measures of the ability of a wood species to withstand denting and wear. Red Oak has a rating of 1290 compared to Ipe at 3640. In essence Ipe flooring is 3x's stronger than Red Oak.
Our default is natural semi gloss finishing, any other finishing considered as custom color. A one time $250 will be applied to any quantity under 2000 square feet.