Ivory Beech Engineered Hardwood Flooring summary; This wood is medium plus hard and is a wood that is to be compared with the white color of white maple, only less expensive. It is a wood with a natural ivory white look already. Like maple, ivory beech engineered hardwood flooring has no sap wood and have a nice soft looking grain.
Ivory Beech Flooring
“Ivory Beech” is a name we have coined for a very special type of Beech Engineered Hardwood Flooring.
The color tone of Ivory Beech Wood Flooring looks a lot like White Maple, but it comes with a cheaper price tag.
Ivory Beech is harder than Oak wood and features little and some bigger, enabling us to offer almost all our Ivory Beech Hardwood Flooring at an AB or BC grading with the same rustic look as oak wood. Since white oak or white wash oak is very popular these days. Ivory beech engineered hardwood flooring has that original white color from nature.
To preserve the original white color we recommend to treat the wood with a soft white wash. This will reduce the aging of the wood by turning yellow. Ivory beech can be treated with a top coat after the white wash, so it will be protect against dirt and water.
Ivory beech is not a wood that you will stain easy, a white wash or a soft grey is what one can add to this species.
Our advise is to coat Ivory Beech with a soft white ash and protect it with a polymer oil top coating. This way the wood will not turn to yellow quickly and the top coat will seal off all pores and protect the white color. Water and dirt cannot spoil this floor easy than.
The Beech tree family consist of 11 accepted species. Only one of these species from Europe has an extremely white color to it. We found steady suppliers for this type of beech wood for our Engineered Hardwood Flooring, enabling us to offer Ivory Beech Flooring at a high and constant quality.
So if you are looking for a light flooring with a natural look to it, Ivory Beech Engineered Hardwood Flooring is a perfect option for your new hardwood flooring.
Facts about Ivory Beech wooden floors
- Can use on floor heating.
- Not common to color with oxidative oil.
- Can use top coat protection.
- Can not be in a smoked design.
- PU lacquer will not enhance strength of the top
- Little harder than oak wood
- It has no light sap wood.
- Sap wood not need to color.
- Keep up the maintenance protocols
- The wood has an ivory color and grain
- Available in AB and BC grades
- Harvest in Middle Europe
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Beech wood is and has been one of the most popular woods used for flooring in Europe. It is more resistant against abrasion than Oak wood for example. That’s why it is often used as factory flooring and in highly frequented areas.
It is native in Europe, North America and Asia. Beech trees can become over 300 years of age and 30-35 meters in height.
Beech wood is a challenge for many wooden flooring producers to process, because Beech wood likes to “move & shrink” more than other hardwoods in its drying process. With our Ivory Beech Engineered Hardwood Flooring that issue is being eliminated because the Beech wood slice is glued to high quality multi-layered plywood.
Even though Beech wood is very hard, it is easy to cut, sand or polish.
Beech wood will experience an average change in the color tone over time. Heat will speed that process up, that’s why we don’t recommend Beech wood flooring if you plan to install floor heating. Actually, steam can be used to manipulate the natural color tone of Beech wood, and it can flip to a red color tone depending on steaming time and temperature.
Beech wood is also used to give many smoked foods their characteristic taste like ham, sausages, and cheeses.