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A Guide to Hardwood Flooring Grades

Monday, July 25th, 2016

One of the most important aspects that influence the appearance of hardwood is the grade of the wood. Almost all boards in the United States are graded based on standards originally set by the National Oak Flooring Manufacturers Association (NOFMA). NOFMA gives special attention to appearance or lack of certain character marks, and are a huge indicator of what a board is supposed to look like, instead of an assessment of quality, hardness, and stability, etc.