Is Brazilian Koa the same as tigerwood?
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Thereof, is Brazilian koa hard?
Naturally strong and durable, Tigerwood or Brazilian Koa wood flooring has a Janka hardness rating at 2160, far above other common flooring types and providing solid protection against even the most consistent wear and force.
Subsequently, question is, what does tigerwood look like? Tigerwood is known for its beautiful colors — ranging from light orange all the way down to a deep reddish-brown — and striping, which varies from fine lines to bold strokes. It's highly lustrous surface makes it look almost oily. Because tigerwood is highly durable and resists denting, it's often used for flooring.
Herein, is Brazilian tigerwood endangered?
While the tigerwood tree itself isn't an endangered species, the rainforests where it grows are often endangered by over-logging.
How do you clean Brazilian tigerwood floors?
Care and Maintenance With the proper precautions outlined above, tigerwood is an easy care flooring option. Running a soft dustmop or vacuum over the floor daily and a mop dampened with a simple solution made of ¼ cup of white vinegar to a quart of warm water once a week should keep your floor clean and beautiful.