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Review: Is Red Oak wood flooring good? Latest classification and quotation

Red Oak wooden floor is a material line that is highly appreciated for its quality and aesthetics. They are widely used in Vietnam and many other countries. We can easily see them in high-end projects such as resorts, villas, hotels, etc. To understand more about Red Wood flooring, also known as Mahogany floor, let's find out detailed information with Kosmos through the article below.

Red Oak wooden floor surface
Red Oak wood floor surface (Source: istockphoto.com)
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Learn about Red Wood floors

Red Oak wooden floor Produced from natural Redwood wood (also known as Mahogany, Ho Bi or Ca Te), scientific name is Afzelia xylocarpa belonging to the Fabaceae family. This tree belongs to the rare wood group type I in the classification table of wood groups and are often distributed in Southeast Asia such as Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and some countries in Africa.

Red Oak wood flooring used for housing
Red Oak wood flooring used for housing (Source: istockphoto.com)
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What are the characteristics of the Red Oak tree?

Below are 4 outstanding characteristics of the Red Wood tree:

  • Red Oak wood is a large, light-loving, tall tree with the ability to grow and develop slowly. They are distributed mainly in dense forests, green deciduous forests,...
  • It is a large tree with rough gray-white bark, double feathery shields, oval blades, bisexual flowers growing in clusters, long oval fruit, black when ripe, and ripe seeds inside. resembles a hard bean and is dark brown in color.
Redwood is a rare type of wood
Redwood is a rare type of wood (Source: istockphoto.com)
  • This is a rare type of wood belonging to group I, which has been included in the red list that needs protection in Vietnam.
  • Red Oak wood has a light or dark red body, with sunken black veins and large harmonious swirls, creating a unique and special feature when installing wooden floors with this material.
  • Because Red Oak wood is very heavy, hard and durable, it is often used to make furniture such as tables, chairs, cabinets, shelves, etc., especially widely used in making rosewood flooring. red.
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2 popular types of Red Wood floors

Redwood is a rare type of wood, due to overexploitation, which has affected its output. Therefore, on the current market, there are not many choices for this wooden floor. Below are 2 types Red Oak wooden floor popular in Vietnam.

Lao Red Oak wooden floor

Natural wood flooring from Laos is very popular and popular in Vietnam. Lao Red Oak wooden floor is considered the type of flooring with the highest value in both value and aesthetic quality.

The outstanding feature of this type of board is that the color is darker than other types of Red Wood in other areas, with the red color turning to a very luxurious dark brown and the older it gets, the darker the color becomes.

Lao Red Oak wood floors bring a cozy feeling to the living space
Lao Red Oak wood floors bring a cozy feeling to the living space (Source: istockphoto.com)

South African Red Oak wood flooring

South African Red Oak wood flooring It has a light yellow color, smooth wood grain and a very unique spiral wood pattern. Compared to Lao Red Wood floors, they have high color uniformity and are easier to coordinate with home interiors.

South African Red Oak wood flooring used in the living room
South African Red Wood flooring used in the living room (Source: shutterstock.com)

In addition, South African Red Wood flooring is also very durable, does not warp and is resistant to mold and mildew. This type of wood is harvested from South African old forests so it has outstanding durability over time.

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3 ways to identify mahogany floors

Mahogany floor This is a material line with a relatively high price. That's why many business people have used poor quality and fake goods to gain personal profits. To avoid being deceived when buying mahogany flooring, please see the 3 ways to identify it below.

Based on wood grain

Rare types of wood often have very different and unique grain patterns, which are characteristics that distinguish them from other types of wood. The same goes for Mahogany, they have large veins with yellow and black wood grain alternating unevenly, creating a contrast that is easy to distinguish and brings harmony when looked at.

Red Oak wood has large grain lines
Red Oak wood has large veins (Source: istockphoto.com)

Based on color

In nature, there is rarely any type of wood that is as red as the Red Wood. Therefore, color is an important part to recognize genuine wooden floors.

Real Ho Bi wood floors will have a uniform red color from the core, while floors that are only red on the surface but are not uniformly red on the inside, this is definitely a type of floor that has been dyed to create an eye-catching color. for customers.

Red Oak wood planks are red from the core to the surface
Red Oak wood planks are red from the core to the surface (Source: shutterstock.com)

Among precious woods, Giang Huong wood also has a bright red color quite similar to Red Wood, but the wood grain is even, deeper and sharper. Therefore, you should combine the color and lines of the wood grain to make the most accurate assessment!

Based on the weight of the wooden core

Mahogany floor quite heavy and when held in hand, you will clearly feel the smoothness of the wood grain and the compactness and firmness. They are completely different from short-lived woods.

Red Wood floors are quite heavy
Red Wood floors are quite heavy (Source: istockphoto.com)
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Is Red Oak wood flooring good?

As one of the rare and highly valuable wood species, Red Wood natural wood flooring certainly has outstanding advantages that make it a notable choice in the furniture industry. Let's learn about the following 7 advantages of Red Oak wooden floor.

Outstanding hardness

Red Oak wooden floor is one of the hardest and most outstanding natural wood floors Lim wood floor. Based on the Janka hardness rating scale, Red Wood has a hardness index of 3500 ibf, while Ironwood has a hardness index of 3200 ibf and Car Wood is 2369ibf.

The Bowling playground uses Red Wood flooring
Bowling playground uses Red Wood wooden flooring (Source: istockphoto.com)

Red Wood natural wood floors are often installed in bowling alleys, where there is a strong impact and strong throws of bowling balls...

The hardness of wooden floors has a direct impact on its durability and the lifespan of Red Wood floors can last up to 100 years. Therefore, this is a flooring material trusted by many customers thanks to its outstanding quality.

Scratch resistance

Red oak wood flooring 6-layer UV paint on an advanced German technology line, ensuring the product has beautiful gloss and outstanding scratch resistance. Therefore, wooden floors always maintain their natural color and do not change over time.

Red oak wood flooring has good scratch resistance
Red oak wood flooring has good scratch resistance (Source: istockphoto.com)

Eye-catching colors

Red Oak wooden floor has warm tones, suitable for many different spaces. At the same time, they also help add warmth and nature to the living space.

Redwood flooring catches when installed herringbone style (Source: istockphoto.com)
Redwood flooring catches when installed herringbone style (Source: istockphoto.com)

Easy to clean and maintain

With a flat, smooth surface, cleaning and maintenance Mahogany floor Also very easy and fast. Homeowners only need to sweep or use a damp cloth to wipe 1-2 times a week to ensure the hygiene of the floor.

Cleaning Red Wood floors is very easy
Cleaning Red Wood floors is very easy (Source: istockphoto.com)

Does not fade

Because they are natural wood floors, they do not have discoloration. Especially, after many years of use, Red Oak wooden floor The color may be discolored. If the homeowner likes a new-like beauty, it can be sanded after 20-30 years of use.

Natural redwood floors do not fade
Natural red oak wood floors do not fade (Source: istockphoto.com)

Red oak wood floors are water resistant

Thanks to this characteristic, Red Wood floors are very popular for use in living spaces, especially wet areas such as kitchens and bathrooms.

The water resistance of Go Do flooring is very good
The water resistance of Go Do flooring is very good (Source: istockphoto.com)

Environmentally friendly, safe for users

Red Oak wood flooring Produced by sawing directly from natural wood, containing no toxic chemicals, no mixing and no additives. Therefore, they ensure user safety.

Red Oak wooden floors are suitable for families with young children
Red Oak wooden floors are suitable for families with young children (Source: istockphoto.com)
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Price list for Red Wood flooring

The price of Red Wood flooring depends on each type and size. General, Mahogany wood flooring will cost more than other types of natural wood boards. Below is a detailed price list you can consider.

Species Dimensions (thickness x width x length) Price
Solid South African Red Wood Flooring 18 x 120 x 1000 mm 1.380.000 VND/m2
Solid South African Red Wood Flooring 15 x 90 x 450 mm 1.120.000 VND/m2
Solid Lao Red Wood Floor 15 90 x x 900mm 1.650.000 VND/m2
Solid Lao Red Wood Floor 15 x 90 x 750 mm 1.600.000 VND/m2

Note:

  • The above price list does not include shipping, installation, VAT, etc.
  • There will be certain differences between stores and suppliers.
  • Price list updated November 11
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Kosmos - The leading reputable wooden flooring distribution warehouse today

Viet Nam Kosmos Joint Stock Company is a reputable wooden flooring distribution warehouse in the interior decoration materials industry today. The business always focuses on providing high quality and diverse wooden flooring products to meet the needs of customers.

Kosmos Vietnam's large warehouse
Kosmos Vietnam's large warehouse

With good water resistance, moisture resistance, termite resistance, strength and durability, wooden floors at Kosmos are always highly appreciated by many users. If you need to purchase, you can contact us here To receive the fastest consulting support from Kosmos.

Through the above article, we hope that you will have a more general view Red Oak wooden floor or Mahogany wood floors, Tiger wood planks and choose the product that best suits you.

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