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Virginia Mill Works Engineered Natural 1/2"x5" Asian Birch B. Costata Trautv Stained Finish Engineered

Virginia Mill Works Engineered  1/2" x 5" Potomac Plank Handscraped Engineered

Virginia Mill Works Engineered Natural 1/2"x5" Asian Birch B. Costata Trautv Stained Finish Engineered
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46.59 sq. ft. per box
SKU: 10004930
Comparable Price $4.79/sq. ft.
Our Low Price $3.56/sq. ft.
Over 1000 s.f. $3.46/sq. ft.
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Virginia Mill Works Co.- 1/2" x 5" Potomac Plank Prefinished Handscraped Engineered Flooring- 30 Year Warranty

Handcrafted plank by plank, the French bleed is done the traditional way by rubbing the stain on the plank edge. A beautiful look reproducing the working technique of the craftsmen of bygone times.

Colonial American homes were built with wooden floors that were sawn using basic hand-held tools. The hand-crafted workmanship that went into those floors can be found in Virginia Mill Works handscraped floors.
 
About Handscraped Flooring:
Handscraped or distressed hardwood floors have a natural worn appearance. They look like floors from the days when floors were finished by hand.

About Engineered:
Hardwood veneer layers are stacked on one another, with the grain of the adjacent layers oriented perpendicular to each other.
Because wood expands and contracts in the direction of the grain, one layer stabilizes the next, resulting in a product that is less susceptible to the effects of moisture & temperature change.

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That's a floor without matching trim and molding.
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QUALITY GUARANTEE: This flooring meets or exceeds rigorous emissions standards such as California CARB.

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  • Brand:  Virginia Mill Works Engineered
  • FLOORING SKU:  10004930
  • Limited Warranty:  30 years
  • Trade Name:  Asian Birch
  • Botanical Name:  B. Costata Trautv
  • Marketing Name:  Birch
  • Janka Rating:  N/A
  • AC Rating:  N/A
  • Width:  5"
  • Thickness:  1/2"
  • Construction:  Engineered
  • Installation Type:  Float, Glue, Nail
  • Sq. Ft. Per Box:  46.59
  • Hardness Rating:  N/A
  • Waste:  5%
  • Weight per box/unit:  76.40
  • Installation Details:  Installation Guide.pdf

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Virginia Mill Works1/2" x 5" Potomac Plank Handscraped
 
4.8

(based on 50 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (39)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (45)
  • Durable (37)
  • Easy to install (27)
  • Easy to use (20)
  • High quality (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Living room (39)
    • Kitchen (21)
    • Dining room (8)
    • Bathroom (4)
    • Bedroom (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual do-it-yourselfer (18), Avid do-it-yourselfer (12), Beginner (4), Novice (4)

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love this product

    By MAC

    from Henderson NV

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Kitchen
      • Living Room

      Comments about Virginia Mill Works 1/2" x 5" Potomac Plank Handscraped:

      We put the floors in our kitchen, family room and bedrooms pretty much the whole house.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Virginia Mills Potomic Looks GREAT

      By Leroy the floor layer

      from McKinney Texas

      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Durable
      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Living Room

        Comments about Virginia Mill Works 1/2" x 5" Potomac Plank Handscraped:

        Lumber Liquidators made it easy to buy the wood, pick it up, find a guy to glue it down, and the wife is HAPPY so all is good

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love it

        By Kiki B

        from East Texas

        About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Bathroom
          • Kitchen
          • Living Room

          Comments about Virginia Mill Works 1/2" x 5" Potomac Plank Handscraped:

          Very Handsome Nice Underfoot

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I would buy this product again.

          By Joe

          from Tucson, AZ

          About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable
          • Easy To Install
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Bathroom
            • Kitchen
            • Living Room

            Comments about Virginia Mill Works 1/2" x 5" Potomac Plank Handscraped:

            The people in the store were very helpful and accommodating. The product was delivered sooner than expected. It does require at least 2-3 people to install. It is time consuming and hard work but the end result was beautiful. Make sure you give yourself 3-4 days to get the job done, depending on the size of your room.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Potomac Plank

            By Bob

            from Dinuba, Ca

            About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Durable
            • Easy To Install
            • Easy To Use
            • Lengths Of Planks
            • Nice Variations Color

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Dining Room
              • Kitchen
              • Living Room

              Comments about Virginia Mill Works 1/2" x 5" Potomac Plank Handscraped:

              The flooring has been installed for just over a month and we are very pleased with it so far. Had the grandkids here at Christmas to give it the durability test.

              Service and delivery comments:

              The sales staff at the Fresno store is awesome..very knowledgable, helpful and patient with this first time installer.

              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love our new floors... Beautiful

              By Dusty in Bako

              from Bakersfield,ca

              About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Entry
                • Kitchen
                • Living Room

                Comments about Virginia Mill Works 1/2" x 5" Potomac Plank Handscraped:

                Intalled quickly, looks beautiful, feels good under foot, cleans up easily, easy with pets

                  (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Amazing Floor!

                  By JessaGusta

                  from Vancouver, WA

                  About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Install

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Dining Room
                    • Hallway
                    • Living Room

                    Comments about Virginia Mill Works 1/2" x 5" Potomac Plank Handscraped:

                    This floor is absolutely beautiful and worth every penny. My husband and his friend installed these floors in 14 hours in our entryway, hallway, living room, and dining room. We are very happy with the results!!

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Great looking and strong wooded floors!

                    By LeonResidence

                    from Frisco, Tx

                    About Me Beginner

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Thick

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Bedroom
                      • Closets
                      • Dining Room
                      • Living Room
                      • Study

                      Comments about Virginia Mill Works 1/2" x 5" Potomac Plank Handscraped:

                      I bought this flooring for a great deal a week ago at [$] a sqft. Floors look great! Love the handscape and look of the floors. Easy to clean and keep clean. I had a company install the floors. I would highly recommend these floors and the color is just right, not to bright or dark.

                      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Very easy floor to care for.

                      By none

                      from Chillicothe, Illinois

                      About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Durable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Family room hall
                        • Kitchen
                        • Living Room

                        Comments about Virginia Mill Works 1/2" x 5" Potomac Plank Handscraped:

                        Installers were very nice. It would be good to get more information when buying product about cleaning and what is needed. We were short a box of wood and purchased a large amount. I would think floor cleaner could be given as a perk. Also were not told we needed to buy register vents with covers and are still waiting on them to come in.

                        (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Love my new floors

                        By The Other Dog Whisperer

                        from San Antonio, TX

                        About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Bedroom
                          • Closet
                          • Dining Room
                          • Living Room
                          • Study

                          Comments about Virginia Mill Works 1/2" x 5" Potomac Plank Handscraped:

                          After helping house-train a neighbor's puppy and a wetter-than-usual spring that meant lots of muddy paws on my white carpet, I bit the bullet and ordered the Potomac Plank. I chose LL based on positive comments from other customers and lousy service from [@] vendor. I was satisfied with the answers to my questions and with the pricing. It's only been installed for a couple days so I can't comment on durability. My neighbor has already asked for the details so she can install the same floor throughout her house this summer.

                          Service and delivery comments:

                          Got the installer through LL's Home Service vendor who delivered the product. Reuben & his team were fabulous. (There were five young installers in my home for two days and they were very experienced and professional.)

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                          • Q:

                            How thick is the veneer on this flooring?
                            Asked on 9/9/2013 by Cathy

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              2mm with 7 coats of Treffert or Klumpp (made in Germany) highly resistant polyurethane finish with aluminum oxide anti-scratch and a 55% gloss

                              Answered on 9/10/2013 by Tech & Install
                          • Q:

                            How is this floor laid in a reverse position? We will be going down a hall and then have bedrooms on both sides. Is there a way to reverse the direction you are laying?
                            Asked on 5/18/2013 by Stefanie

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              Yes. Splines are used to reverse the direction of your tongue and groove flooring such as installing rooms off a hallway or center-out installations. These can be found at your local Lumber Liquidators or any homecenter.

                              For secure holding, both glue and nail this spline into the back side of the exposed groove, now the floor can be worked in both directions. An excellent glue for spline work is from the Franklin Co. (Tite Bond 2) or any quality low-water carpenters wood glue.

                              Answered on 5/20/2013 by Tech & Install
                          • Q:

                            Do these floors have a polyurethane coating on them? If not, what type of coating? I see different cleaning instruction online for floors with polurethane versus the wax coatings. Thank you. The floors are beautiful.
                            Asked on 4/10/2013 by Sue from Naperville, IL

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              Yes this has a polyurethane coating on it.
                              We can only recommend our Bellawood Floor Cleaner, or cleaners that are safe for water based urethane finishes. Never use any polish, wax, oil soaps or cleaners that add shine to the floor. In addition, we do not recommend using steamers or wet-jet cleaning systems for hardwood because spraying can collect moisture in between board edges. The use of these products is at your own risk.
                              Thank you for your inquiry.

                              Answered on 4/18/2013 by cc-2
                          • Q:

                            what is the length of each piece? I am looking for flooring that is 6 to 8' long. Any suggestions?
                            Asked on 3/13/2013 by Fran from TX

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              Other than our unfinished pine flooring and our 6' bamboo, products come in random lengths 1' to 7'.
                              This product question would be better answered by our Sales Department, they are more familiar with all of our flooring products and can better assist you with your questions.
                              Please call our Sales Dept. @ (800) 476-0007 for pricing and availability. Thank you for your inquiry.

                              Answered on 4/20/2013 by cc-2
                          • Q:

                            Do you need to allow this floor time to acclimate to the environment before installing and if so how much time is appropriate?
                            Asked on 3/12/2013 by Dixie from Albuquerque

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              All wood products are affected by environmental conditions, especially prefinished materials.
                              To control wood movement- expansion or shrinkage- it is recommended to acclimate the new flooring in the areas to be installed, not in (garages, U-Haul trailers, sheds, or tents) to normal lived-in conditions while in the boxes. If the products are protected in plastic then open the ends of the boxes. Length of time is not the determining factor. The goal of acclimation is for the core of the product to reach an equilibrium or moisture balance of the new flooring with its surroundings before installation or fastening. This balance could be achieved in as little as 1 to 5 days, or longer for some dense or oily exotic species.

                              Avoid shocking the floor.
                              Just like you, wood actually performs best with consistent indoor temperatures of 60°-80° F and indoor humidity levels of 30% - 50%. Very dry or humid regions of the country usually require extended conditioning. Maintaining the recommended acclimation levels even after the installation should be viewed as ongoing floor care. Your doing so will help to minimize board movement, excessive squeaks, finish cracking and gaps.

                              Hygrometers sold in most Target and Wal-Mart stores ($10-$45) can be used to easily identify the need to regulate the humidity or air moisture.
                              In addition, to prevent board warping or bowing, do not cut the plastic support bindings on the outside of the packaging until ready to install. Store products flat, in a dry place. Provide air flow under and around cartons. Do not store directly on bare concrete or next to outside walls. Cartons should be placed as close to the center of the installation area as possible.

                              Proper jobsite conditions, acclimation and moisture testing of the subfloor along with the new flooring all works together for the success of the installation and is the responsibility of those overseeing the project.

                              Answered on 4/18/2013 by cc-2
                          • Q:

                            Are there any red undertones in the Potomac Plank?
                            Asked on 2/28/2013 by David from Illinois

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              This product question would be better answered by our Sales Department, they are more familiar with all of our flooring products and can better assist you with your questions.
                              Please call our Sales Dept. @ (800) 476-0007 for pricing and availability. Thank you for your inquiry.

                              Answered on 3/7/2013 by cc-2
                          • Q:

                            Is this a true floating floor using tongue and groove connection.
                            Asked on 1/2/2013 by Anonymous

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              No. This is a Float, Glue, Nail tongue and groove floor. Floating will require a tongue and groove glue method (outlined in instructions). See - www.lumberliquidators.com/assets/images/installation/va_millworks_engineered.pdf

                              Answered on 1/3/2013 by Tech & Install
                          • Q:

                            My wife and I are considering this flooring for our kitchen, dining room, main entryway and hallway in our new construction home. My question is about durability...we have 2 boys (ages 5 and 2). How will this flooring hold up under normal wear and tear of two young children?
                            Asked on 11/2/2012 by Mike from Sioux Falls SD

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              Despite today's advanced technology, water spills, dirt and other abrasive substances can damage a wood floor's finish. Location, traffic patterns, how often the floor is vacuumed and cleaned, children and/or pets are all factors that influence wear and durability.
                              I would recommend a harder species than this birch engineered product for your application.
                              This product question would be better answered by our Sales Department, they are more familiar with all of our flooring products and can better assist you with your questions.
                              Please call our Sales Dept. @ (800) 476-0007 for pricing and availability.

                              Thank you for your inquiry.

                              Answered on 11/3/2012 by cc-2
                          • Q:

                            Can this floor be sanded and finished again?
                            Asked on 10/22/2012 by Solly from Sharon ,Ma

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              Handscraped flooring can be refinished with an abrader type sander like a FA-8: The Floor Abrader

                              Answered on 10/24/2012 by Tech & Install
                          • Q:

                            Who and where is the product made?
                            Asked on 7/1/2012 by Stevo

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              This particular Va. millworks product is made from Asian Birch so it is manufactured and finished in China

                              Answered on 7/9/2012 by cc-2
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