Should I install cypress flooring in my house?


living room cypress floor

Reader's question

"I want to replace the wooden floor in my house. I would like your opinion about cypress. Many thanks in advance".

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Timber is divided into two classes called "pine" woods (coniferous timber) and "hard" woods (broadleaf timber). Hardwoods are the best suited species for timber floors.

cypress flooring, cypress wood qualities

Cypress is a hardwood, although coniferous, and it can be used for flooring. Cypress is as hard as red oak. Its color ranges from honey-gold to brown, with darker knots. Over time it presents a slight amber tone and emits a characteristic smell. Polished it has an interesting, rustic look.


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