Birch comes from the betula lutea tree and is a standard choice for high-grade flooring, joinery, and plywood. Birch lumber is also used for furniture upholstery frames, paneling, and veneers. Other varieties of birch include betula wood, grey birch, silver birch, hard birch, and American birch. Birch sapwood is light yellow in color while the color of birch heartwood is reddish brown. Post-staining, the color variances of birch are less pronounced. Birch wood also features a straight grain with a fine and even texture. Many homeowners choose birch flooring to give their home that regal look.
Other features of birch lumber include:
Birch does have some drawbacks that need to be noted. For instance, birch is susceptible to the common furniture beetle and the sapwood is permeable. It dries very slowly and has the capacity to have large movements.
At Advantage Trim & Lumber Company, we provide cost-efficient custom run hardwood flooring options. We do this in order to save you time and money. By owning and operating our own lumber mills, we are fully-equipped and can fulfill any of your custom flooring needs. Call us with your specific dimensions and we will complete your order of birch wood flooring and ship it to you in no time. Don’t worry; we also provide custom railings, trim, molding up to 8” and can manufacture nearly any profile from our extensive hardwood inventory.
When you work with Advantage Trim & Lumber Company, you are choosing to purchase your birch woodflooring directly from our lumber mill. We offer wholesale flooring pricing that is unmatched in the industry.
Contact Advantage Trim & Lumber today to order birch wood flooring and to consult with one of our expert associates. We are your one-stop-source for all your hardwood flooring needs.