Wood Hardness Scale

Comparing the hardness of wood species can help you find the most durable hardwood flooring for your needs.

Everyone shopping for a hardwood floor wants one that can hold up to scuffs, scratches, dents and everyday wear and tear — while still looking beautiful. Species is just one factor in hardwood durability, and you can see how it measures up with the wood hardness scale.

Ideal for Active Homes: Oak, Maple and Hickory

High-Performance Flooring

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