KNOW YOUR WOOD : MAHOGANY
MAHOGANY HAS A VERY LONG HISTORY AS THE MOST WANTED WOOD IN THE WORLD. IT'S NOT SURPRISING AS IT HAS SO MANY PREMIUM QUALIFICATIONS THAT MAKE MAHOGANY WOOD SUPERIOR, ESPECIALLY FOR ENGINEERED WOOD FLOORING USE.
FACTS ABOUT MAHOGANY WOOD FLOORING
1. THE HARDEST OF HARWOODS
Mahogany is known to be one of the hardest of hardwoods. It is reported that Mahogany's Janka Hardness is 2200 which is 71% harder than Northern Red Oak. With this level of hardness, Mahogany wood flooring will sustain much longer, with fewer dents and less need for refinishing.
2. REASONABLY PRICED
Mahogany also known to be reasonably priced. Its wood value keeps the demand high, but thanks to the legal plantation throughout Asia, it become more readily available.
3. HIGH FADE RESISTANCE
Mahogany has high Fade Resistance, which comes from its ability to absorb sunlight. This is a very important consideration if you are planning to install your flooring in a room that gets a lot of sunlight.
4. EXQUISITE COLOR AND TEXTURE
Mahogany has a beautiful dark red brown tint with a fine texture. There may be a variation in the shade and pattern of the wood floors.
5. HARD TO CUT
Due to its hardness, cutting Mahogany can be difficult. If you are planning to do the installation yourself, it is recommended to prepare professional tooling.
The Mahogany timber grown in Asian Plantations is the major source of international trade in genuine Mahogany today. The Asian countries which grow the majority of Mahogany are India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Fiji, Philippines and some others.
7. VERSATILE & DURABLE
Mahogany wood is the most versatile and durable of all the hardwoods. It is relatively resistant to insects and rot, has an attractive grain and polishes to a beautiful high sheen.
8. LAST A LIFETIME
Mahogany items will last a lifetime, the wood ages gracefully and its stability is retained. To keep their pristine beauty, Mahogany flooring have to be maintained and looked after with care and consistency.
9. KROYA FLOORS' RICH MAHOGANY VARIETY
As today, KROYA Floors has released 4 Mahogany Engineered Wood Flooring Collections, they are : KROYA Mahogany 2 Strips and 3 strips Natural, KROYA Mahogany 2 Strips Stained Red, and KROYA Mahogany Little Deck Flooring.