If you want attractive looking floors for your home or office, you can consider installing walnut wood floors. While unfinished Walnut flooring is very rich and dark brown in colour with overtones of black and deep purple, the finished walnut floor is very smooth in appearance and improves in beauty over a period of time. When it comes to designing homes and office, there are basically two types of flooring options that you can choose from including Brazilian Walnut flooring and American Walnut flooring. American Walnut is found in the Eastern part of United States and is primarily utilized for flooring purposes owing to its excellent durability factor, superior finish and dimensional stability. When it comes to designing offices, American Walnut flooring is used for making office cabinets.
A lot of care and caution needs to be taken in order to install Brazilian Walnut floors. The entire process of installation, sanding as well as finishing needs to be carried out carefully. Floor installers also recommend that you carry out pre-drill and use hand-nail for desired results. You should also test for finishes before application of Brazilian floors.
On the other hand, American Black Walnut floors are widely preferred and praised for the fact that the authentic Black Walnut develops into a rich patina with age. American walnut wood is usually straight-grained, however sometimes it is also curly or wavy grain, which produces a decorative and attractive figure. The reason why American Walnut floors are preferred over Brazilian Walnut floors is that the former works very easily with either machines or hand tools. It is capable of resisting splinters and cuts really well, which only helps in enhancing the overall look of the room.