There are several advantages to using reclaimed wood for your floors. It has character (you can see nicks, gouges, worm holes), it’s dense because it is probably from an old growth forest, it gives the wood a second life, and it supports local industry.
Highlights from the certified LEED Platinum Centre for Sustainable Development in Montreal, QC.
A tour of the Timeless Material Company, an architectural salvage company.
How Greentea Design, a local Toronto company, uses reclaimed Chinese elm or gingko to produce stunning kitchen cabinetry.