I recently ripped out the tile floor from my entry hall, and prepped it for my new wood floor.
The wood we used was a pre-finished acacia from Lumber Liquidators. For those who may be interested in all the technical specs of the wood and floor, here are some details:
- Botanical Name: Acacia Decurrens
- Janka Rating: 2250
- AC Rating: N/A
- Width: 3 5/8″
- Thickness: 3/4″
- Construction: Solid
- Hardness Rating: 74% harder than Red Oak
My brother came over to help with the racking process, then I rented a nailer and finished the install. The entire install process took the better part of a Saturday for me to complete – but someone who had any idea what they were doing could complete it much faster.
The floor is gorgeous, and we are very happy with the results. Here are a few pictures of the installation process: