White Maple Engineered Hardwood Flooring summary; This wood is medium plus hard and is a wood that is a little harder than oak timber. It is white as it’s original color and has a soft and very elegant grain.White Maple Engineered Hardwood Flooring has no visible sap wood.
White Maple flooring.
White maple as wood species is harder than European oak wood. It is a delicate wood that is harvest from the maple tree in the areas of Canada and North America.
The maple tree is cut in strips and the real white ones are separate from the white with brown ones.
You can imagine that one harvest less white than mix color wood and that is why it make white maple wooden floors expensive.
As we produce white maple wooden floors in the engineered version, it is quite less expensive compared with the solid maple timber but within the scope of engineered white maple wooden floor it has a higher value than an oak floor.
The grain of white maple is very typical, the curly move of the grain and its slender appearance and the white background makes is a rich kind of wood with a very exclusive appearance.
White maple engineered floors are produces in a 2mm top layer on 12mm plywood or with a 4mm top layer on a 15mm plywood. The most sold width is 18cm wide boards.
The choice of coating is important to conserve the white color of the maple. As many coatings will turn yellow over the years. If the yellow color should be reduced, natural oils like urethane and oxidative are not a good options to use.
What we suggest is to start with an oil that has a little white in it like white 50 or white 25. On top of this one can choose our polymer tech coating or even a heavy traffic poly urethane lacquer.
As we can modify oak in many colors and even chemical modify it, the color range you can use with white maple wooden floors are limited. In fact, to stain this wood or change it’s color is hardly ask by costumers although we are able to do so. The original color is what attracts people to choose this wood and especially to conserve the white color is what people choose, so the advise is for a engineered white maple wooden floor, keep the color as is is and make it a little more white if you like but that is it.
The fact that white maple is strong and have a great appearance as wood, you will find white maple wood in luxury designed furniture, tables and even you find this wood back in the kitchen industry.
Facts about engineered White Maple hardwood flooring
- Can use on floor heating.
- Can color little white with oxidative oil.
- Can use top coat protection.
- Can not be in a smoked design.
- PU lacquer will not enhance strength of the top
- Harder than oak wood
- White maple has sap wood (light color)
- Sap wood not need a camouflage color.
- Keep up the maintenance protocols
- The wood has a ivory white color and soft grain
- Available in A grade
- Harvest in Northern America and Canada
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The maple leaf is common known to be the national symbol of Canada. The maple tree can grow 15-25 meters highland often found in waterways or in wetland areas. Natives also call this tree, water maple.
Hybrids of White maple are red maple and silver maple, the last one have quite some options in our daily lives. From this lumber, furniture can be made as well we find it in th paper industry and one can make bio fuel from it.
The liquid from the maple tree is used by older natives to make sugar for bakery purposes and it seems to contribute in health care by re leave people from coughing.