BELLAWOOD 3/4" x 5" Rustic Buttercup Oak Prefinished Solid Hardwood Flooring
ALTERNATE GRADE NAME(S): Also referred to as Third Grade or #2 Common
SUMMARY: The purpose of Rustic grade flooring is to produce a floor suitable for homes, general utility use, or where character marks and contrasting appearance is desired. Rustic grade flooring has a lower average plank length than Natural grade flooring.When purchasing this grade be sure to add 10% -20% to complete the project.
DETAILED: Rustic Grade flooring may contain all natural variations in coloration and sound wood characters except severe defects such as: shattered or rotten ends, badly split ends, shake, advanced rot, or severe milling imperfections which would materially impair the serviceability of the floor. Knot holes and open characters which can be readily filled are admitted. Rustic grade pre-finished flooring may have a plank face that contains a limited amount of finishing imperfections including, but not limited to: light/moderate grainy surface, debris, streaks, uncoated bevel, dents/ scratches, lipped ends, or orange peel/ropey finish. Finish skips are not permitted. When assembled, Rustic grade flooring should not exhibit gaps exceeding 0.031"or end/side over-wood(e.g. height variation between adjacent boards) exceeding 0.030".
*NOTE: This grade description is intended only to provide general characteristics of the identified wood grade, and is not all-inclusive. Specific wood characteristics and acceptance criteria may vary by wood species.
Lumber Liquidators provides wood flooring graded in accordance with NWFA grading standards. Flooring is provided in the following grades. Not all types are available in all three grades.
Select/Clear Grade: Uniform color, no knots, and longest average lengths of the three available grades.
Natural/No. 1 Grade: Variable color, some small pin knots, and some mineral coloring.
Rustic/No. 2 Grade: Varying colors, solid knots, and mineral streaks.
Answered on 1/4/2016 by cc-2