DuChateau – The Chateau Collection – Windsor


The Chateau Collection® creates an exceptional time worn look that showcases the character and longevity of a hardwood floor. Natural variation in the very grain exemplifies the true vintage aesthetic of the collection. The otherwise ordinary elements of natural wood are the special attention and in this detail, we give The Chateau Collection® floors its unique beauty.



  • Species: Walnut
  • Botanical Name: Juglans SPP
  • Origin: Euro-Asia
  • Construction: Engineered
  • Grade: Aged Character
  • Finish: Hard-Wax Oil
  • Surface Treatment: Wire-Brush with Chiseled Bevel
  • Janka Rating: 1010
  • Installation Methods: Glue-Down, Nail-Down, Staple or Floating
  • Radiant Heating: Yes
  • Wood Description:Walnut is rich chocolate in color, with a dull sheen. The sapwood is creamy white. Walnut is normally straight grained and is noted for its beautiful grain character, producing more figure variation than any other wood. Over the years, the wood develops a lustrous patina.
  • Warranty: Lifetime Structural, 25-Year Residential Finish, 3-Year Commercial Finish

Floor Construction

  • Thickness: 5/8″ (15 mm)
  • Top Layer: 1/6” (4 mm)**
  • Width: 7-7/16” (189 mm)
  • Length: 72” (1830 mm)
  • Construction: 3-Ply
  • Substrate: Canadian Pine

** Nominal top layer thickness measured prior to finishing processes. Finishing processes such as wire brushing or hand scraping will affect the overall thickness.


This floor features our aged character grade wood, which highlights the wood’s natural free-forming grain patterns, knots and cracks reminiscent of an old world floor. If you prefer minimal knots and cracks, please see our selection of select grade floors, which keep to a smooth, even, modern surface without any distressing.