Our skilled craftsmen individually select and handcraft each plank to create gorgeous, naturally stunning floors. All surface treatments are done by hand to ensure that the wood will exhibit the most natural looking finish possible.
Handmade Hickory in light brown with sapwood highlights
Kavala floors are made possible by intensive grading of our CRAFT Elite Grade Hickory. The look that our Kavala floors strive for is to showcase hickory’s beautiful brown heartwood by limiting the white sapwood to accent strips along the sides of some boards. The result is a cleaner, more linear look than other natural Hickory hardwood floors.
The distinctive neutral light brown colour that is unique to Kavala is achieved by a subtle surface treatment that mutes some of the warmth naturally present in Hickory’s heartwood, resulting in a natural organic feel perfect for today’s design trends.
VENEER / ORIGIN / HARDNESS
Hickory - North America -Janka Rating 1820.
All Hickory is third-party verified by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® to be from legal and responsible sources. Learn More
CORE / ORIGIN / STRENGTH RATING (Fb)
Canadian Spruce - Canada - Fb 875.
All structural components are made from Canadian Spruce that is third-party certified to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® to be legal, responsible and sustainable. Learn More
CREDITS IN GREEN BUILDING RATING SYSTEMS
The values of CRAFT align well with the principles of sustainable building. All CRAFT floors have third-party certifications that contribute to the earning of points in LEED and several other green building rating systems Learn More
Low colour variation.
CRAFT Elite Grade: Strictly selected to minimize colour variation and to maximize clear surfaces while still maintaining a minimal amount of the wood’s natural characteristics
WOOD PATTERN / GRAIN
The distinctive, unique look of Kavala is primarily due to the strict selection of its hickory planks. Kavala boards are selected to have a medium colour, heavy heartwood pattern with thin trips of sapwood along the edges for accent
Refined techniques including wire-brushed texturing and fine hand sanding make the grain of a real wood floor come alive
WIDTH / CONSTRUCTION
7″ / 8″ Width: ENCORE 5/8″ thick DACS II Construction with solid sawn components in a 2-Layer format
(3mm surface wear layer + 12mm DACS II Core)
3/4” PRESTIGE Construction available with 1000 sq ft minimum custom order. Call for options and quote. Learn More
LENGTHS / BOX SIZES
ENCORE Standard Box: Random 1’ to 8' lengths
7″: 36.8 sqft per box; 57 lbs (approx.)
8″: 42.0 sqft per box; 65 lbs (approx.)
ENCORE LongCRAFT Box: 8 x 10' lengths
7″: 46.0 sqft per box; 71 lbs (approx.)
8″: 52.5 sqft per box; 81 lbs (approx.) Learn More
FINISH / GLOSS LEVEL
DuRa Finish™ Ultra Matte looks natural and harmonizes with wood’s natural texture, while offering superior protection. Third-party certified by Underwriters Laboratories to the level of GREENGUARD Gold, demonstrating the most stringent level of low emissions available to ensure a healthy living environment with excellent indoor air quality Learn More
Highest quality, formaldehyde-free adhesive used to glue all components; CARB2 Compliant
Stair Nosings, Vents, T-Moulding and Reducers use the same wood, surface treatment and finish as that of the wood floor to achieve the utmost in design unity and coordination Learn More
Suitable for installation above, on or below grade. Approved for installation over Radiant Floor Heating systems Learn More
30 Year Finish Warranty; Limited Lifetime Structural Warranty; 3 Year Light Commercial Warranty. Learn More
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