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What About Hardness?

The relative hardness of wood species is measured using the Janka Hardness Rating. This test measure the force needed to embed a steel ball (.444 inch in diameter) to half its diameter in the piece of 3/4-in. solid wood being tested. The higher the number, the harder the wood. This means the wood is more resistant to indentations.

The measurements is in pounds-force (lbf) to convert to kilonewtons (kN) multiply the rating by 0.00448

Wood Species

Janka Rating

Select wood species to see Janka Rating

Which Style to Choose

There are three basic carpet construction types that are used to create different styles and textures and all have different features.

Caring for your Carpet

Take a look at our comprehensive guide to make that sure your carpet keeps its good looks for as long as possible.

We Use Quality Underlay

The surface on which your carpet is laid is just as important as the carpet itself. It is for this very reason that we stock the very best!