Maples And Birch

Lapacho Wood Flooring

Lapacho was previously popular as a wood option for outdoor deck work, Lapacho wood flooring has also become a go-to option for refinishing floors in historic homes or consumer homes with a high human traffic volume.

If you prefer a wood finish to your flooring in lieu of carpeting, Lapacho offers a great complement to your home. It will show little sign of use and provide permanent and stylish protection to your dwelling. Lapacho is also known as Ipe or Tajibo and primarily found in Brazil and other parts of South America, the Lapacho tree had become one of the more popular wood choices in modern home flooring.

Lapacho is well known for impressive durability and possesses one of the highest overall rankings for hardwood flooring. Available to order only and in a solid hardwood structure.

Maples & Birch ethically only sell Lapacho that is milled from trees sourced from sustainable ethical farmed forests which are regulated by ethical environmental groups/bodies that govern the planets valuable environmental forests.

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The overall toughness of Lapacho has helped it find a home not just in the world of flooring, but for other more extreme uses such as railroad ties, harbour ties and outdoor decking as well as handles for kitchen and hardware tools.

Besides its structural integrity, this hardwood is perfect for resistance to moisture and pests.

As a species Lapacho / Ipe is less well known but is considered as potentially endangered ‘CITES 2’ allowing limited use under very strict licenses with a proven chain of custody. Maples & Birch strictly ensure that our suppliers adhere to this.

Maples and Birch, 29-30 Roman Way, Coleshill, West Midlands, B46 1HQ
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