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The engineered white ash floor is a durable alternative to solid white ash wood flooring and a perfect choice for a Scandinavian style wood floor. Light, hard and highly desirable in colour, the engineered white ash floor works beautifully with a translucent white hue and a low-gloss UV protective dry oil finish to maintain the brightness of the colour with UV protection ingredients, that help prevent premature discoloration. The beauty of ash flooring lies in its stunning design and unique natural properties: tenacity, elasticity and flexibility.

White ash is a very hard wood, hence the choice of this wood for baseball bats, snooker tails and hammers. Pale in colour, with a beautiful grain structure and a beautiful wavy representation. It should be noted that the veins of white oak wood also look strangely like those of white ash.

The white American ash flooring is a perfect choice for a contemporary interior: a blond hardwood that stains beautifully, with natural resistance to shocks. White ash hardwood engineered floors are generally designed for modern installations and can be used structurally (placed directly on joists) to provide beautiful and practical white wood.

What is a white ash engineered floor?

The white ash group actually includes a number of species, including American white ash, blue green ash and Oregon ash. The first three are in the eastern United States, while Oregon’s ash grows mainly along the Pacific coast.

American white ash is most often used for baseball bats, oars and other sporting goods. Overall, the white ash group is used for furniture, cabinets, flooring and other prefabricated carpentry. It is known that the lifespan of the ashes is about 300 years.

Benefits of a white ash engineered wood floor

Ash wood can have a significant range of colours ranging from pale straw to dark brown, but one of the main attractions of this wood is its light color. This wood is also known for being strong, elastic and hard enough with good shock resistance, good dimensional stability and rot resistance.

Most commonly found in Europe and parts of Northwest Asia; it is estimated that there are between 45 and 65 different types of ash trees. White ash grows quickly, adapts to almost all conditions and requires little maintenance.

Ashwood is particularly hard, if not harder than oak, but less resistant to moisture. Dents and scratches are less visible on ash flooring because the strong grain pattern conceals the imperfections it has accumulated over the course of life.

However, white ash engineered wood floors are stain-resistant and easy to maintain.

Like most other woods, white ash trees are available in a quality range and are billed based on quality and grade. Considered extremely hard, commonly used ash flooring tends to be slightly lighter. In addition, white ash floors are generally more expensive than red oak floors but cheaper than white oak floors.