Freshly cut white pine is creamy white or a pale straw color but pine wood which has aged many years tends to darken to a deep rich tan. Occasionally one can find light brown pine boards with unusual yellowish-golden or reddish-brown hues.
Pine Hardwood Flooring Details
Pine species do not usually have a high resistance to decay, but they do have a propensity to absorb preservatives rather well. The wood commonly has no odor. Most pine species are not difficult or time consuming to dry properly.
Janka Hardness: 1570
Pine woods can vary widely in hardness from species to species. Flooring choices can range comparably from hard maple or wenge to red oak to even softer than Douglas fir in hardness. True pine has a Janka rating of 1570, Carribean heart pine is 1280, red pine is 1630, longleaf southern yellow pine is 870, both shortleaf and loblolly southern yellow pine are 690, white pine is 420, and eastern white pine ranks in at 380 to give a few specific numbers.
Learn where Pine Hardwood Flooring fits on the Janka Hardness Scale
Category – Domestic Hardwood Flooring
Available Grades – Prime, Country, Distressed
Warranty – Lifetime Structural Warranty and 40-Year Finish Warranty
Finish – Standard and Dog Finish
Width – 2 ¼, 3 ¼, 4 and 5 inches
Length – Standard average length of 40-48″ and lengths up to 8′
Thickness – ¾ inch