Antique versus Antique Heart Pine
Antiqued is not Antique, the d really does matter! Antiqued is a finish style not an age description, which can be confusing if you are not aware of that small difference. Know your source if you go with Antique flooring.
As for our buying Heart Pine "antiquing" it, that is where our former customers come in, as they have sent us pictures of every kind of age creation you can imagine. We have also spent a great deal of time in house learning tricks we pass on as you prepare for finish and installation.
Know your source, see the materials, and understand the provenance. Provenance- From Webster’s Dictionary; origin or area of origin. Above is one of our favorite all time customer floors. Jen E in CT put this amazing look wide plank Caribbean Heart Pine floor together using 4 colors and custom edging. It looks like it came from a pirate ship when you see it up close- So much character and color variations- Gorgeous!
If you have questions about a source, give us a call and we can guide you through buying locally or find you something better, but wherever you buy we keep them honest. Find out more about Southern Yellow Pine Direct including our ‘small batch’ Antique Reclaimed Heart Pine and our substitute or ‘look alike’ Caribbean Heart Pine.
Jason Howard is the sales manager and co-founder of SYP Direct email Jason Directly
J Howard, Co-founder of Southern Yellow Pine Direct. "One House, One Floor. "