What are the different sortings of parquet flooring?

The different grades of wood determine the surface appearance of the parquet floor.

Here, various criteria are taken into account, which on the one hand are made according to the standards of European countries (EN standards) or the manufacturer makes a free sorting.

The peculiarities (characteristics) of the parquet wood are distinguished in the fiber inclination, surface structure, color differences, knots, healthy sapwood, degree of hardness.

The highest grading class is indicated by the circle symbol. The classification was made to ensure a uniform surface appearance of the parquet floor.

Example grading oak:

Clean sorting: knot-free with small point knots



Medium grading: knots allowed with sapwood



Rustic assortment: With knots and sapwood