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Old 02-26-2014, 11:28 PM   #1
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Hi. The floor in the pic - any ideas on what type of wood this is (and the stain)?

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Imposable to tell from that picture.

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natup,

I suggest you call or visit their showroom and see if they will give you the info about that project. They're located in Toronto like you.

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Thanks Jaz. I have yet to hear back from them (btw do you have any experience with Bliss Nor-am steel windows?).

I thought that it might be an easy guess for some of you in the know. Unfortunately it's not a great pic (I don't have enough posts to post the actual link).
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http://www.blissnoram.com/images/CMS_12-25-mainImg.jpg

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The pic is not great but, from what I can tell it looks like clear maple with no stain. Just clear coated.
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Thanks woodman. The link that JazMan provided provides a slightly better pic (but not great). I wonder if it is maple but with perhaps a touch of stain and a matte finish. It appears darker than other maple images I've seen.
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I looked at the pic from Jazman. I resend the maple verdict. It is really hard to see the grain of the flooring. From the larger pic there are several woods that come to mind. Without a better pic it is to hard to tell. Can't make out the grain or an exact color. Sorry
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Would vertical grain Douglas fir come to mind? - perhaps with a grey wash matte finish
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No way natup. That floor is hardwood, not Doug Fir.

No reply from Bliss Nor Am?

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No, not yet.
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Maybe try their USA number. However, the US address seems to be a residence.

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Will try tomorrow Jaz - btw - do you know of any good - meticulous - tile setters in the Toronto area.
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The only one is too far from GTA, he's around Barrie, Angus I think. But let me think about it. What do you wanna do?

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Our tiles have been set, but not yet grouted. The sub-contractor butchered a good deal of the the job and was fired after we discovered that our new tub was chipped/scratched in 7 places. Apparently, it is not his usual practice to protect the tub.

I should sent him home day one when he showed up without a level (or any protection for the flooring/tub etc.)

Based on my interpretation of TTMAC specs I noted a number of problems that I'd like addressed. The contractor sees it otherwise - he feels that TTMAC specs are more academic - not for the real world. Regardless, at this point I don't have complete confidence in the contractor's ability to hire us a good replacement sub. I may need to bring in someone else to complete/repair the job. It will take us about 6 weeks for the replacement tiles to arrive so I am trying to determine some good options.

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