Our journey begins in the thick forests of Central America where our trees are carefully hand selected. This non-endangered premium Central American Pine species boasts a heavy heart concentration and tight grain structure lending it the strength and durability rivaling that of red oak and offering a strength that is generally four times stronger than any hardwood its age. It is 29 percent more stable than Oak according to the NWFA, resists wood rot and termites, and delivers the look you want at a price you can afford.
Since 1984, Caribbean Heart Pine has been a pioneering specialist in linking
the traditional styles of yesteryear to the modern styles of today. The unique,
all natural heart pattern and rich vibrant colors of Caribbean Heart Pine make
it highly sought after for its similar look to the old heart pine found in the
homes of yesteryear. Now you can achieve that look at a price you can afford.
Our most sought-after and versatile grade of Heart Pine provides a durable,
beautiful, and moderately-priced classic floor that complements old-fashioned
to contemporary furnishings in any surrounding. Heart pine has been used for
centuries and is still the choice for building and restoring America's most
historic homes and national landmarks in addition to offices, stores, restaurants,
Prized by discriminating homeowners, this treasured wood has become the premiere
choice of builders, architects and interior designers. Perhaps one of the most
desirable traits of Caribbean Heart Pine is that natural beauty becomes more
evident with time. As the wood ages, its patina emerges providing a palette
of rich, vibrant colors ranging from yellows to vibrant reds and coppers that
deepen and intensify with age. Caribbean Heart Pine not only accents but defines
any space, providing a natural, beautiful, warm surrounding for years to come.
It's the flooring that stands the test of time and speaks for generations. Builders
today are using heart pine for several of the same reasons pioneers did hundreds
of years ago ...strength, durability and versatility. Heart pine stands the
test of time and is known as "The Wood that Built America". It once framed four
of every five houses in the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida, and even floored
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello. George Washington's floor in Mt. Vernon is 250
year old heart pine and is still walked on every day.
Anytime you visit an old building, look around. You are likely to recognize
heart pine still hard at work and in excellent condition.