Materials You Need from Start to Finish
Thicker Hardwood offers comfort, ease of installation & refinishing options.3/8in.
Wood flooring durability is measured by the Hardness Rating Scale, with a rating from 1 (low durability) to 5 (most durable). This rating scale helps you choose the right floor that will suit your lifestyle.3
Veneer Thickness is measured in millimeters and refers to the top surface that indicates approximately how much sanding and refinishing the wood flooring can handle over its lifespan. The thicker the veneer the more times it can be sanded, and the longer the lifespan will be.1.20mm
The look & feel of products vary from hand scraped to wire brushed to smooth & high gloss, giving you a wide selection to fit your personal style.Handscraped
The surface layer thickness approximates the number of times a floor can be sanded. Actual results will vary based on actual conditions and individual performing refinishing.0
Helps you determine at which elevation a product is best suited from basement to upper levels.On/ Above/ Below
Our varying choices of locking/float, staple, nail & glue installation types provide options to help save you time.Float/ Glue
The surface for which the product can be installed upon. The surface should be clean, stable, and meet installation and warranty guidelines prior to installation.Floor/Wall
The minimum required amount of time in order for the product to be acclimated to the installation environment. Please see the installation and warranty documents for more details.48 hours
The use of underlayment provides sound absorption, moisture protection, thermal protection, and softness underfoot. 6mil poly vapor barrier is needed when installing over concrete subfloors. Please see installation document for more details.Required
Commercial and/or Residential manufacturer product guarantee to give you peace of mind.25 Year Residential
GREENGUARD Certified products are certified to GREENGUARD standards for low chemical emissions into indoor air during product usage. Visit ul.com/gg
This states whether a product is compatible for use with radiant heat kits. See installation instructions and warranty for more details.Yes
Hand scraped engineered hardwood floors are contoured to display the woods natural characteristics and unique qualities. Extra texture and definition are added to the surface of the plank before it's finished with the final top coat.
If you need hardwood floors in more places, choose engineered hardwood. Engineered hardwood has been treated so it can withstand changes in moisture and temperatures, and it’s suitable for every level of your home (including your basement).
This 3/8 x 5in. Alston Birch Hand Scraped Engineered Hardwood and has a 25 year residential warranty with a handscraped finish.