Floor Coverings International is your local solution for Brazilian hardwood flooring in Winston Salem, Kernersville, Greensboro, and the surrounding areas. Brazilian hardwood floors are very on-trend, even though they have been popular for many years. This is due mostly to their style, appearance, and durability levels. Some examples of commonly-used Brazilian hardwoods are walnut, cherry, and teak.
There are a lot of questions surrounding Brazilian hardwood, especially when it comes to quality assurance and environmental impact. Our flooring specialists are here to assist you and help you with any concerns you may have during the selection, design, and installation of your new hardwood floors.
Advantages & Disadvantages
The biggest advantages of Brazilian hardwood floors are that they are extremely sturdy while still being quite stylish. Brazilian hardwoods rank the highest on the Janka hardness scale for timber and flooring. You can also easily pick out a Brazilian hardwood floor from its distinctive coloring. Brazilian hardwoods are known for coming in the most vibrant colors, including reds, blacks, and even tiger-like orange and black stripes.
However, the environmental impact of Brazilian hardwood floors can give customers pause. Rest assured that Brazilian hardwood floors don’t come about as a result of hacking down the Amazon rainforest. Most Brazilian hardwood manufacturers ensure that they use ethical, environmentally sound practices when harvesting lumber for flooring. Additionally, Brazilian hardwoods can be more expensive than other flooring types.
We have access to all the best brands and highest quality Brazilian hardwood flooring products. Because we have partnerships with premier manufacturers, we are able to offer a wide range of styles and colors of Brazilian hardwood at affordable prices.
A Note From Our Owner
“If you are looking to make a statement with your hardwood floors and if you’re looking for something highly durable, then Brazilian hardwood is the flooring for you!” – Randy Hatteberg, Owner