Undeniably dramatic, our Applause flooring from Downs Defender Wood makes a bold statement. Each wide plank takes the natural variations of ash — including strong tonal differentiation — and takes it to a new level of eye-catching sophistication. Combining an 1800 Janka hardness rating and advanced engineering, this engineered hardwood boasts amazing resilience against tough daily impact. Consider our installation for assurance in this smart value. Downs Defender Wood — Ultimate Beauty. Superior Protection.