Cabin Grade Wood Flooring is a offers a great value but with many caveats. However, with proper planning and installation, customers can have a beautiful wood floor for a fraction of the cost. Most of the peices within a box of cabin-grade did not meet the manufacturer's standards and is sold without a warranty. Compared to running line wood, cabin grade has more mineral streaks, knots, wormholes, color variations, short boards, & missing tongues. Mohawk cabin grade wood may contain a very high percentage of shortboards.
Carpet Express recommends 15-20% waste when purchasing cabin grade wood compared to 5-7% for 1st quality.