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Tiger wood flooring? Yes, it is. But first of all, it has nothing to do with the famous golf player even the names are the same. This tiger wood flooring offers the homeowners the exotic look which will fit any space. It has bold grain as well as richness of colors, making it to be a worthy choice to go when it is about time for changing your old flooring. This type of flooring is also resistant to damage and considered as a very durable materials. Besides for flooring, this wood type also widely used for other purposes such as decks, paneling, as well as boat-building material. Here below are the things about tiger wood flooring which may get you closer to this type of flooring.
This tiger wood has other different names, Astronium Fraxinifolium (it such a kind of botanical name), kingwood, zebrawood, or goncalves. Some of this species come from Latin area of America continent, while some other are from Mexico. Then what makes this wood type so attractive? It is because the wood has various colors which are started from light golden brown – deep reddish brown. It color come with brown or dark striations. The “tiger” term comes from the irregular grain and wavy pattern of the wood (that is why it is called tiger or zebra). But there is something must be considered, that this tiger woods goes darker every time it is exposed to the sun-ray.
This type of wood is also considered as durable material which is dense as well as hard. This wood is resistant to dents as well as scratches. This can be also a strong point for when selecting this type of wood. Now, how about its maintenance? All I can say is that even though this tiger wood flooring is harder than other types of wood, it can be maintained the same like them. So, it does not need extra care which may cost you more.