- Wood: Caribbean Heart Pine
- Grade: Rustic
- Stain: Natural
- Width: 5
- Warranty: 25 Years
- Min. Order Qty: 200SF
- SKU: 600009
Caribbean Heart Pine Flooring: A Strong and Sturdy Wood
Are you going for a rustic look? Or something that gives a modern feel? Caribbean Heart
Pine flooring may be the perfect option for either styles. For one, it comes in a range of warm tones. For two, you can choose boards sprinkled randomly throughout with dark
knots for that rustic look, or choose those without the knots to go the contemporary or modern route. It depends on the look and feel you desire for your home.
Some Interesting Facts About Caribbean Heart Pine
Caribbean Heart Pine grows naturally in areas of Central America and the Caribbean, including Honduras, the Bahamas, Nicaragua, and Guatemala. In addition to its use as
hardwood flooring, Caribbean Heart Pine is also made into products such as paper, plywood, boats, cabinets, wainscoting, and paneling, among other goods.
The Benefits of Caribbean Heart Pine Hardwood Flooring in Your Home
Caribbean Heart Pine, with a Janka Hardness Scale score of 1280, is a wood that can take the beating of general daily use in your home. Its rating falls right under Red
Oak, the industry standard in determining the relative ability of hardwoods to resist indentations. It's just as solid.
The appearance of Caribbean Heart Pine is light in color, ranging in tones from tan or golden brown to reddish brown. The wood does darken with age and can deepen to a
rich, dark red hue. This wood can also contain dark knots throughout, adding a contrasting rustic quality to the lighter boards.
Caribbean Heart Pine is also easy to clean. To remove dirt, dust and debris, use a cloth mop, broom or vacuum. About once a week, for heavier cleaning, use a damp cloth
mop, but be careful not to saturate the floor with water; you don't want them warping.
Lifetime of Beauty
To preserve the beauty of your hardwood flooring for a lifetime, all of our pre-finished hardwood flooring is protected by seven layers of UV Cured Polyurethane infused
with Ceramic particles (aluminum oxide) for scratch resistance and gloss retention. The finishes are 100% solids with no volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that can be harmful
to humans and the environment. The finish is cured instantly by UV lights thus creating a safe yet extremely durable finish. This process provides the highest quality finish
and durability in an environmentally friendly way.
Choosing pre-finished hardwood flooring is a smart choice for the environment. Wood itself is green; it’s a renewable resource with a much lower carbon foot print then
plastics that are found in many carpets and some laminate flooring. Do you or a member of your family suffer from allergies? Prefinished hardwood floors are hypoallergenic.
The finish will not give refuge to dust mites or microorganisms as carpets can; making hardwood flooring a smart choice for you’re the environment in your home!