Solid hardwood flooring gives a home character and beauty
that is unsurpassed by other types of flooring. What if we told you that you
could convert your everyday hardwood flooring into an exotic masterpiece –
without spending the kitchen sink? When you select exotic hardwood flooring
from the experts at the Hardwood Flooring Stores. We’ve negotiated with some of
the top manufacturers for the world’s most beautiful, stunning hardwood
species, bringing you a exceptional, Canadian approach to modern hardwood
Hardwood floors add to the value of your home wherever they
are installed. Their return on investment is one of the best in the flooring
industry. They truly are an investment in a home, not just an expense. The
appeal to homeowners is that hardwood floors function well in traditional homes
and contemporary homes alike, with flooring options to fit any design style.
Widths as narrow as 2 ¼” and wider than 7” are available in the finish and
colour of your choice.
Quality and Safety first
source only Canadian and US manufactured products for our customers. There’s a
huge quantity of hardwood flooring that is manufactured from illegally sourced
lumber in the Siberian and Malaysian forests. The
New Yorker did a full expose about the illegally
sourced logs that are shipped by massive trains or ships to China where it is
used in the manufacturing of hardwood flooring. In many cases these products
are packaged with deceptive wording making it look like it is made in Canada or
You can’t put a
package of bubble gum on a shelf in Shopper’s Drug mart without the ingredients
and health information listed in French and English but you can get away with
bringing products from China and label the cartons in a deceptive way to make
people think that it is made in Canada.
Why is Canadian manufactured hardwood
1. Strict health and
safety issues for the factory workers making the flooring.
2. Strict regulations on
the chemicals used in the adhesives and finishes.
3. Living wages paid to the
4. Flooring made in our
market is for our climatic conditions.
5. Certified selective
harvesting of lumber in our sustainable forests.
6. Local manufacturers with
7. All revenue from
manufacturing and distribution stays in our country
8. Canadian pride in
manufacturing leading to the very best quality in the world.
is Exotic Flooring?
there is no official definition of “exotic wood,” the term generally refers to
species that are not found in North America. They are imported from tropical,
faraway places like Africa, Australia, the Far East, and Brazil.
what makes exotic hardwoods so desirable to so many people, especially for
appeal lies in their unusual and striking appearance, which differs by species
and even from tree to tree of the same species. Exotic hardwood floors are
known and loved for their distinctive color tones, textures, and grains.
Hardwood Flooring Store we have selected the four finest exotic hardwoods to
create a stunning array of floors that are Lacey Act compliant,
to ensure legally sourced timber.
for a dramatically elegant floor? Consider crimson–chestnut Sapele, with its
crisscrossed and streaked or honeycomb grain and its rippling, banded, or
speckled patterns. Sapele is not an endangered species—it is abundant in
in the forests of Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, South America, and
French Guinea, this stunning hardwood features earthy browns with soft burgundy
undertones. Gorgeous Brazilian Cherry adds
flair without overwhelming your space.
wood species have the deep, dark character and warmth of Black Walnut.
Grown in the central and eastern USA, its rich chocolate tones and straight,
open grain bring timeless elegance to your design scheme.
stunning exotic species is found in southern Mexico, Central America, and as
far away as Argentina. Incredibly hard and dense, the Santos Mahogany‘s
dark brown hue with lustrous red undertones and streaked grain add
sophisticated elegance to any décor. Our sources harvest this wood responsibly.
Hardwood Flooring Store you will find most of our exotic
looking hardwood floors in our International Series which
features our exclusive Pure Genius® air-purifying
Talk to the experts
Of course, with so many options and points to
consider you may want some assistance and sound advice to aide you with your
decision making. When it comes to advice make sure you speak to
experts that know what they are talking about and will offer you the best
opinions based on experience. Contact us at the Hardwood Flooring Store and we
can help you get the floors of your dreams. We have incredible discounts
available at our liquidation store,
that were once $5.49 now discounted to $0.75. We also showcase only the best
high-end floors on our premium website
that are available at our main
hardwood flooring store showroom in Markham Ontario just north of Toronto.
We have a highly
skilled team at the hardwood flooring store, so anyone you speak to will be
able to help. For this blog I would like to feature Richard
Barclay, he just recently celebrated 15 years working at our Markham