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Domestic exotics becoming the wood lover’s choice

Demand increasing for locally harvested offerings

By Louis Iannaco

Volume 26/Number 26; May 13/20, 2013

Mullican’s 3⁄4-inch ‘hickory natural’ from its solid Chatelaine Collection is one of the mill’s hottest domestic exotic offerings.

For consumers who want to spice up their interiors, the lure of “domestic exotic flooring” is becoming more of a go-to option than ever before. With selections available in hickory, maple, American cherry and walnut, consumers now have additional—and more exciting, some would say—species to choose from than traditional oak. Because these alluring options are domestically sourced, environmental concerns and illegal logging are not inhibiting factors in the decision-making process. Continue reading Domestic exotics becoming the wood lover’s choice