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Species Information

   Exotic hardwood flooring can set your home apart from the casual flooring usually found in typical home centers. Contact a listed dealer, wholesaler or retailer today.

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* Note - Actual Color Will Vary In Many Cases Based On The Stain/Finish Used.
Depicted Are The Most Common Finish For Each Species.

Flooring Trade Name Timber Trade Name Country Of Origin Description *Hardness
Ref: Chart Below
South America
Reddish brown with wavy grain pattern


Hardwood/Exotic-Hardwood Flooring Exotic Specialty Hardwood Flooring Angelim
Angelim Pedra
South America
Amber highlights with interlocking grain pattern


South America
Random graining with dark brown to blonde color


Brazilian Cherry
South America
Tan to reddish brown with black streaking


Brazilian Hickory
South America
Distinctive graining with dark brown to black hues
Brazilian Maple
Pau Marfim/Guatambu
South America
Clear grain, nearly white


Brazilian Teak
South America
Golden tan to darker brown


Brazilian Walnut
South America
Varied browns to almost black


Macchiato Pecan
South America
Tan to dark brown color with unique graining
Santos Mahogany
South America
Dark reddish brown


Tiete Chestnut
South America
Tan to reddish brown


Tiete Rosewood
Madeira Nova
South America
Rich rose color with fine graining


South America
Bold black striping accents reddish brown hues


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Janka Hardness Rating Comparison

    Below is a hardness comparison between various exotic hardwoods and several common domestic species. All data is provided by the U.S. Forestry Lab, per the official Janka Hardness system. Janka Hardness represents the pounds of pressure required to embed a 0.444" diameter steel ball one half of its diameter into the wood.

Specialty and Exotic Hardwood Flooring - Janka Hardness Rating

Specialty and exotic hardwood flooring by a wide array of top manufacturers and suppliers.

Specialty & Exotic Hardwood Flooring 

Bamboo Flooring PA is one of the most popular options for Specialty Exotic Hardwood Flooring, with the added bonus of being a renewable green resource.


Specialty and Exotic Hardwood Flooring PA, Bamboo
Cork Flooring

Specialty Cork Flooring products from some of the finest names that are leading the way in sustainable green flooring materials. 

Cork Specialty flooring offers an affordable exotic flooring option for your home.

Cork flooring offers exceptional, environmentally friendly cork flooring of the finest quality,  manufactured by quality-conscience Green Flooring Companies.


Specialty Cork Flooring in PA, Wicanders Brand Exotic Cork Hardwood Flooring in PA, Cork by WE Cork co.Specialty Exotic Hardwood Flooring in PA, Cork by U.S. Floors

Specialty Hardwood Flooring Installation Services
     The Floor Authority lists dealers and installers who offer specialty & exotic hardwood flooring  with professional hardwood floor installation services.
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Dust Free Hardwood Floor Refinishing Information
100% Dust Free Hardwood Refinishing and Hardwood Resurfacing Services.
Mohawk Floor Care Essentials Dust Free Hardwood Floor Refinishing System

Floor Care Products
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