Wood is one of the most fundamental construction materials for the past hundred years and it is consider as the most basic form of material for constructing a house in North America.A wood can be made as a pillar, a drywall, or even for flooring.There are many different ways to make the good use of wood.
There are many types of wood to choose from, but mainly there are two types, the hardwoods and the softwoods.For the hardwoods, it is heavy, hard and strong with outstanding wear-resistance. Very resistant to impact and wear.For the softwoods, usually medium to low weight, low shock resistance and stiffness, and generally low strength properties. Mainly the hardwoods were from North America and Europe, and the softwood was mainly from Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
Generally, hardwood is mostly is build for something that can resist wear ness over a period of time and still remain its own original form. Therefore, for flooring, hardwood is considering one of the most abundant materials to construct the flooring for most of the homes in North America. There are mainly five most common types of wood to choose from: Red Oak, Maple, Birch, Ash, Cherry, and Beech. Red Oak, also known as Northern red oak, Eastern red oak, gray oak, American red oak, Canadian red oak, and mountain red oak.It has a straight grained with a coarse texture and prominent rays. Maple, also known as soft maple, scarlet maple, swamp maple, and water maple. It is a straight, close grain with a fine, even texture. Wide, creamy white sapwood and beige or tan-colored heartwood.Birch, also known as canoe birch, red birch, silver birch, white birch, Canadian white birch and Kenai birch. It has a straight grained with a fine, even texture and a Pale-brown heartwood and creamy white sapwood.Ash is also known as American ash, Biltmore ash, and cane ash and generally straight grained with a coarse texture. Cherry is also known as cherry, wild cherry, g