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Old 08-06-2011, 09:36 AM   #1
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Hi, I'm about to buy hardwood floors but want to know if shorter boards are of a lesser quality than longer boards. When I visited the hardware store i noticed hardwood come in various lengths. Any comments would be helpful, thankyou, Andrew

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Old 08-06-2011, 09:46 AM   #2
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Hi jackofall1, yes there prefinished with a satin finish and the name is Cumaru.
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The boards I have seen with a different brand starts with a B, were all of similar quality regardless of length, the hard part is utilizing all the short boards which comprise about 15% of the package usually about 20 ft2. Buy at least 10% extra for scrap.

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thankyou for all the information, i feel better about my purchase, Andrew
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Old 08-06-2011, 10:25 AM   #6
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Hope you have some help to put it down, its alot of work, good luck on your project.

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