Hemlock has the longest lifespan in the Eastern Forest. It can live to be more than 800 years old. Hemlock typically grows to 60-70 feet tall with a normal diameter of 1-2 feet. But, it can grow to be more than 3 feet in diameter and more than 100 feet tall under the right circumstances.
Hemlock floors have unique grain patterns and are often wire brushed to accentuate their beauty. Hemlock is a relatively hard softwood that offers a consistent dark brown color with a lot of character marks, including mineral staining, color changes, weathering, checking, nail holes, and knots. Wire brushing the hemlock floors has the effect of enhancing the texture of the grain, making it even more visually striking. Whether you are looking for a rustic, vintage, or contemporary look, Hemlock floors can be a great choice to add warmth and character to any space.
Hemlock is a sustainable and eco-friendly choice for you floors. Hemlock is an excellent option for those who are environmentally conscious and want to make a positive impact on the planet and its species. This especially makes Hemlock a unique and beautiful choice for any space. Lastly, Hemlock has a natural resistance to decay and insects, which makes it a durable and long-lasting choice for flooring. Hemlock Floors can last for many years to come with proper installation and maintenance.
We have products available in Hemlock in almost every category! Hemlock was often used for exposed beams as well as for complete post and beam frames. So, hand-hewn beams with original aged surfaces are often available. Also, sawn beams with original aged surfaces are available. We have very wide hemlock planks at times, but these usually require pre-orders of up to 10-12 weeks as they are very popular. We usually have standing orders for these beautiful and unusual planks.