Advantages & Disadvantages Of Tigerwood Flooring
Tigerwood flooring is a type of hardwood flooring that is made of exotic wood species. The flooring consists of orange/reddish dark vein stripes and is mostly known for its attractive and beautiful grain. Tigerwood flooring has several advantages and very few disadvantages as mentioned below:
The advantages of Tigerwood flooring are as follows:
Tigerwood flooring has an attractive appearance having vibrant black streaks along with colors from reddish brown to a light golden brown that provides a look similar to tiger skin.
- Durability & Stability:
Tigerwood flooring has excellent durability & stability having similarity with many Brazilian hardwood floorings. The flooring has a natural oil resin similar to real teak wood flooring that increases its durability. Apart from that, tigerwood flooring has resistance against the attacks from moth, decay, and fungi.
Tigerwood flooring is water-resistant due to its natural oil resin. It is quite similar to teak hardwood flooring that has water resistance due to the teak oil present in it.
The price of tigerwood flooring is very reasonable compared to its quality and features. Also, tigerwood flooring is lower in price when compared with other hardwood floorings with similar features.
Tigerwood flooring has very few disadvantages as mentioned below:
The main disadvantage of tigerwood flooring is its color that darkens with the course of time. The color darkens quickly when the flooring is exposed to sunlight.
- Environmental Affect:
Tigerwood tree is not an endangered species but due to over-logging of tigerwood trees, the rainforest where the tigerwood grows are most often than not endangered.