Types of Character Grade Wood Flooring

Character grade wood flooring provides the manufacturing system a way to truly express the nature of the tree and wood it produces. Often referred to as “natural” grade wood flooring, this grade provides all the color variation and knot formations that develop based on the soil and climate the tree grew for many years. A character grade often tells us a lot about the trees environment. Available in solid and engineered wood flooring options, character grade is applicable to all subfloor applications. To help you choose wood flooring, it is graded after milling, according to appearance. There are basic grades of wood: prime, select, #1 common, natural (often referred