The native hardwoods of Australia, in this case Spotted Gum, are showing up outside of Australasia with increasing frequency.
Spotted Gum makes a stunning floor, whether it's an exotic species
or not. Because I live in North America, I know very little about Australian hardwoods. Do any of our Australian Houzzers have an opinion about the woods that are available for floors?
Pros: Beautiful patterns in its natural grain
Cons: May be too busy when you're looking for a subdued floor
Suggested uses: Living rooms, dining rooms, kitchens, foyers, baths
Price range: $10 to $20 a square foot
In my two part series, I've covered most of the species most people encounter when considering solid plank flooring. Stay tuned for when I will review engineered floors and how they're different from plank floors!
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