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Everything You Need To Know About Brazilian Walnut Prefinished Solid Hardwood Flooring

Everything You Need To Know About Brazilian Walnut Prefinished Solid Hardwood Flooring

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Brazilian walnut hardwood flooring is a unique alternative to the typical oak or maple hardwood options with a timeless aesthetic that will never go out of style. This flooring option is perfect for individuals who want are looking for a warm, inviting, and elegant feel to their floors.

This Brazilian walnut flooring guide offers an in-depth description of this hardwood option and advantages to having it in your home. To start, there are seven different types of Brazilian walnut that are commonly referred to as the Brazilian walnut species. 

brazilian walnut solid hardwood flooring

This exotic wood flooring has stunning dark tones and warm red tones that create a gorgeous blend of hues in the flooring. Brazilian walnut flooring is typically more expensive than domestic hardwood flooring due to its production value, yet equally sustainable and eco-friendly.

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Brazilian walnut hardwood is a product of Brazil and has the highest density rating, ideal for homes with a high level of foot traffic and activity. This wood has been safely imported into the US for a number of years, and its popularity has risen dramatically in the last decade. It is considered premium hardwood flooring and one of the most attractive options out there due to its durability and ability to be re-finished a number of times in its lifespan.

This flooring is typically offered pre-finished in a variety of different dimensions, the size of the floor boards ranging from from 2 ¾ inches to 8 inches wide and 1 to 7 feet long. The boards typically come in random lengths with an average of 3 feet, which gives it that organic feel once installed.

What Makes Brazilian Walnut Flooring Popular? 

There are numerous reasons why homeowners would choose Brazilian walnut flooring, including its exotic appearance, excellent durability, ability to refinish, and moisture tolerance.

Brazilian walnut flooring

Exotic Appearance 

Brazilian walnut has a unique aesthetic to it. Its soft graining and natural blend of red, yellow, orange and brown tones are what set it apart from its domestic hardwood counterparts like oak, maple, and hickory. Its look is eye-catching yet it doesn’t compete with other design elements in the home, making it the perfect canvas without going totally unnoticed. Its cozy and warm feel creates an inviting ambience and exudes elegance.

Excellent Durability

Brazilian walnut floors have a lifespan of more than 100 years, as reflected by our lifetime warranty guarantee. Its Janka Hardness rating of 3684 is the highest in the market rating, coupled with a superior protective finish provides surface scratch and dent resistance.  This flooring is pet safe and perfect for families with young kids and high activity levels. We would even recommend this flooring for light-commercial offices – it’s that good.

Ability to Refinish

The beauty and luster of your original Brazilian walnut flooring can last a lifetime, but it can also be re-sanded and re-finished back to its original condition if the situation called for it (for example, you were to remodel your home which required additional trade work and affected your floors). Because it’s a solid hardwood plank, this flooring can be refinished a number of times.

Moisture Tolerance 

Brazilian walnut flooring poses fewer moisture-related concerns than other hardwood options. Due to its density, moisture does not seep into the wood as easily (this species is often used for outdoor decks because of its moisture tolerance). Our Brazilian walnut is also finished with 10 coats of UV Cured Polyurethane for surface moisture protection and easy maintenance.

All in all, Brazilian walnut flooring exhibits beauty, durability, and long-term performance.  Visit our website for more details on our Brazilian walnut flooring and order a free sample today to discover this unique species right in your own home.

Frequently Ask Question For Brazilian Walnut Floors


1. What Type of Wood is Brazilian Walnut?

Ans- Brazilian walnut, also known as IPE, is a type of hardwood that belongs to the genus Tabebuia. It is native to South America and is known for its durability, density, and resistance to decay. It is commonly used for outdoor decking, flooring, furniture, and other exterior applications. 

2. Is Brazilian Walnut Heavy?

Ans- Yes, Brazilian walnut is a heavy wood species. It is known for its density and durability. Its is weighing almost 4 pounds per square foot, So Its weight is one of the reasons why it is often used for outdoor decking and other exterior applications . If you want to know more about the properties and uses of Brazilian walnut or want to know how heavy it is compared to other wood species, please contact us today!

3. Is Brazilian Walnut Water Resistant?

Ans- Brazilian walnut, also known as ipe, is highly water-resistant due to its natural oils and density. It is often used for outdoor decking and other exterior applications. It is a durable, long-lasting option for any outdoor project. Contact us today to learn more about using Brazilian walnut for your next project!

4. How Do You Clean Brazilian Walnut Floors?

Ans- To clean Brazilian walnut floors, use a mixture of warm water and mild detergent; avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive cleaning tools. Sweep or vacuum the floors to remove any loose dirt or debris, and then use a mop or soft cloth to gently clean the floors. Dry the floors with a clean, dry cloth. For best results, it is recommended to clean the floors periodically with a specially formulated cleaner for hardwood floors.


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