If you’re hoping for durable and gorgeous floors, you’ve found them. Our Malted Ale eucalyptus flooring is a shade darker than our natural Tupelo Honey Eucalyptus Flooring, but still retains the beautiful and unique grain style that defines our strand engineered eucalyptus flooring.
Eucalyptus from well-managed farms can be harvested for flooring in under 5 years. This makes it one of the most environmentally friendly hardwoods available in today's market. Our eucalyptus wood flooring is many times harder than traditional hardwoods, so these floors are extremely durable and completely gorgeous.
With Janka hardness ratings up to 5,300, our eucalyptus wood flooring can handle all types of wear and use, plus you get the industry leading lifetime structural and finish warranty. Get a sample today and check it out for yourself!
As a disclaimer, many fans of malts and ales will be disappointed to find that our Malted Ale flooring is NOT made for human consumption. The great news is that our eucalyptus flooring ranks well above toxic emission standards such as EPA TSCA Title VI & CARB Phase II. We wouldn’t recommend taste testing these floors, but you can rest assured that the air in your home is safe!
|PLANK DIMENSIONS|| 4 ft (1200 mm) length |
5-1/2 in (140 mm) width
1/2 in (12 mm) thick
|FLOORING GROUP||Solid Strand Tongue & Groove|
|SPECIES / TYPE||Lacey Act compliant Eucalyptus harvested from well-managed forests|
|INSTALLATION||Nail Or Glue Down|
|PROFILE (All 4 sides)||Tongue and Groove|
|SQ FT PER BOX||28.93|
|PLANKS DESCRIPTION||Single length planks: all planks are same dimensions|
|WEIGHT PER BOX||78 lbs|
|PLANKS PER BOX||16|
|JANKA RATING||As high as 5300 (Learn more about Janka Hardness Scale)|
|PRODUCT SAFETY TESTING||See test results|
|FINISH TYPE||Accuseal Ultra with aluminum oxide (Finish Details | Print Maintenance Guide)|
|FINISH STYLE||Matte (aka satin/flat)|
|EDGE STYLE||micro bevel|
|ACCLIMATION PERIOD||72 hrs (7 days recommended for extra humid/dry climates)|
|RADIANT HEAT SAFE||No|
|INSTALLATION GUIDE||Print Installation Guide|
|MAINTENANCE GUIDE||Print Maintenance Guide|
|NAILING GUIDELINES||18 ga cleat 1 1/2 in to 2 in|
|SUSTAINABILITY||From well managed forests|
|R VALUE||ASTM C518-04: 0.54|
|MOISTURE CONTENT||ASTM D4442, Oven Dry Method: 6%-10% average|
|SLIP RESISTANCE||Coefficient of Friction: ASTM D2394 Average; Static 0.586; Sliding 0.59|
|FLAMMABILITY/FIRE RATING||ASTM E648: Class 1 Interior|
|CA PROP 65 WARNING LABEL||Print Now|
|MSDS LINK||Print MSDS|
|CSI SPECS LINK||Print CSI SPECS|
|ITEM NUMBER (UPC)||045921090822|
|LEED MR6: Rapidly Renewable||Contributes|
|LEED IEQ 4.4: Low-Emitting Materials||Contributes|
|LEED MRc7: Certified Wood||Contributes, lead times may apply|
|EPA TSCA Title VI||Meets Standard|
|Floorscore Certified?||YES - see cert|
|CA High Performance Schools EQ2.2.3||Meets standard|
|Carb Phase 2 (<= .05ppm)||Meets Standard|
|European Super E0||Meets Standard|
|Japanese JIS/JAS 5-STAR||Meets Standard|
This floor will hold up to puddles and spills for up to 24 hours after accidents, making it suitable for use in kitchens and half baths. Smaller water droplets will just evaporate. Just follow our easy maintenance guide and this floor will last a lifetime!
FloorScore® Certification means that a flooring product is independently certified by SCS to comply with the volatile organic compound emissions criteria of the California Section 01350 Program. Any product that has met these stringent standards is a product that will contribute to good indoor air quality. The FloorScore® certification means healthier, cleaner air.
This floor is covered by Ambient's Lifetime Structural and Finish Warranty. All of our products are designed to last for a long, long time.
This floor is extremely hard and dent-resistant, and holds up great against dogs and other pets when it comes to long term wear. It will stand up to your kids too!
This floor not only contains practically zero VOC's and is safe for your family, it also stands up to the punishment that your little (and big) ones are going to dish out. If you're looking for a woodfloor that can be sprung on by your offspring, your search has ended.
We are all guilty especially when it comes to dropping clangy pots and pans in the kitchen. This floor will hold up much better than any other woodfloor in a kitchen. It's not completely water-proof (not much is) but if reasonably cared for it is one of the most water-resistant wood floors on the market.
At Ambient we offer customers in the U.S. and Canada a 30-day money back guarantee on all flooring orders and we are dedicated to your complete satisfaction. Please read the complete program details here.
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