Novella Commercial Hardwood Flooring2018-04-20T08:40:08+00:00

Novella Frost slicefaced engineered wood floors.


Novella Hardwood Collection is a tale of two Finishes, filled with an array of captivating colors. Each color tells a different story and captures the imagination. With two beautiful finishes, both with their own unique characteristics, the Novella Collection inspires possibilities.

This versatile collection was designed to fit any theme and compliment any lifestyle. Create your own narrative with the Novella Collection.

Handcrafted for sustainability, durability and fashion … Hallmark.

Novella Color Chart


* Dark fill in natural splits and knots.

Novella Engineered Hardwood Flooring
7/16″ nominal (1.5mm) Slice Face
Random up to 6’2″ (74”)
Edge Detail:
Handcrafted Bevel
Surface Texture:
Light to Medium Handsculpted (Maple & Hickory)
Wirebrushed (Oak)
TrueMark Glaze Tek Poly® Finish (Maple & Hickory)
NuOil® Finish (Oak)
24.93 sqft / carton; 66 cartons / pallet
34 lbs / carton
5 years Commercial Finish – Maple & Hickory
3 years Commercial Finish – Oak
10 years Commercial Structural
Trim Options:
Stair Nosing / T-Molding / Threshold / Reducer / Quarter Round;
Installation Options:
Glue, Float, Staple, Radiant Heat (Excludes Hickory)
Cleaning Methods:
NuOil® Natural Oil Cleaner & NuOil® Renu (Oak)
TrueClean Floors Cleaner (Maple & Hickory)
Commercial Moderate:
(Light Commercial)
EN 31 – Bedrooms, Hotels, Conference Rooms Small Offices
Commercial General:
EN 32 – Classrooms, Small Offices, Hotels Boutiques
HUD/FHA Requirements:
Meets or Exceeds
Coefficient of Friction (ASTM D-2349):
Exceeds ADA Guidelines of .60
Flooring Radiant Panel Test (ASTM E-648):
Passes (Class1)
Flame Spread Tunnel Test (ASTM E-84):
Meets Class C
Sound Transmission Class STC (ASTM E-90):
Eternity Underlayment STC 72/IIC 73/ Delta 20
Impact Insulation Class IIC (ASTM E-492, E-989):
Eternity Underlayment STC 72/IIC 73/ Delta 20
Installation Adhesive:
Urethane wood Adhesive
Subfloor Requirements:
Below, On or Above Grade
FSC® Certificate:
Certificate – SCS-COC-004977 | License – FSC-C121559


Installation Instruction

Hallmark Commercial Wood Installation Instructions 2014
Installation Instructions PDF
Click here to download.

Maintenance & Warranty

Hallmark Commercial Wood Maintenance and Warranty 2014 | Hallmark Floors Inc
Maintenance & Warranty PDF
Click here to download.

Ceilings & Walls

Hallmark Commercial hardwood installation instructions for ceilings & walls
Ceilings & walls Instructions PDF
Click here to download.


Hallmark Commercial Catalog for Hallmark Hardwood Flooring
Organic Brochure PDF
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Nu Oil is a hybrid multi-layer oil finish

NuOil® Hybrid Multi-layer Oil Finish

*For Oak products only

NuOil® incorporates new hybrid technology, creating a highly durable, stain and fade resistant finish, all with a limited lifetime warranty. NuOil® is easier to maintain than traditional oils and does not require an immediate re-coat at time of install.

NuOil® – Simply Worry Free

The revolutionary oil system using hybrid technology making it:

• Highly Durable
• Easily Renewable
• Stain Free Resistant

One step better, one step less for a worry free floor.

Truemark Glaze Tek Poly Finish for Moderno Hardwood Collection


*For Maple & Hickory products only

The Novella Collection from Hallmark Hardwoods is finished with TrueMark GlazeTek Poly Finish for Maple and Hickory. Four coats of hand applied base and accent colors, combined with nine coats of finish achieve, a depth and richness unparalleled anywhere in the hardwood flooring industry. Nano technology is incorporated into the surface and fortified with aluminum oxide for a finish, so durable it is carries a limited lifetime warranty against wear through. GlazeTek, years of research and development have resulted in the first true high fashion, glazed furniture-finish to be applied to a hardwood floor.

TrueMark GlazeTek Poly Finish, fashion, function and beauty designed to protect your wood flooring investment for today and tomorrow.

TRUEMARK – Simply Enduring

Coated with our Nano Tough technology and hand touched glazing for

• Superior color depth
• Superior durability

Where durability and fashion meet for unparalleled performance and looks.

Only true hardwood veneers for the centerply in Hallmark Truecore hardwood flooring
The Novella Collection from Hallmark Floors has our Truecore. A great engineered hardwood floor starts with a strong foundation. Hallmark Hardwoods uses only true hardwood veneers for the centerply in our hardwood flooring. The ply’s are pressed at high pressure and heat. The process compresses the core veneers and makes the plank harder and more dimensionally stable.

TRUECORE – Simply Safer

Created with high pressure & heat resulting in

• Higher Stability
• Higher Density
• Higher Strength

For the highest achievable solution for your home-simply safer.

Trueslice explains the way Hallmark Floors slices wood for their hardwood floors.
TrueSlice is a new progressive process developed for the sole purpose of greatly increasing one thing… “Stability”. With a highly stable & thicker face cut TrueSlice greatly reduces the opportunity for checking in dry environments when compared to traditional processing methods. Simply ensuring a lifetime of memories on your investment.

TRUESLICE – Simply Steadfast

This new cutting edge veneer technology provides the

• Highest Possible Performance
• Solid hardwood visuals
• Maximum stability in all environments

For long lasting superior quality.


Hallmark Floors’ Novella engineered hardwood flooring, uses premium PEFC French Oak Certified French Species. French White Oak has been the premium wood used in fine furniture and cabinets for centuries. Sourced from sustainable sources make these historic wood an ideal fit for your home.

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Hardwood Floor Molding (Trim)

Hardwood floor molding and trim information for Hallmark Hardwoods floors. If you have questions or would like to order our molding, email us or call.

Trim Options: Stair Nosing / T-Molding / Threshold / Reducer / Quarter Round:
Hallmark Floors manufactured trim Lengths are 82″

*All Hallmark Floors’ moldings are engineered with the exception of Quarter Round.

Organic Trim Options for our Organic Hardwood Flooring Collection by Hallmark Floors

Molding Specifications
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Novella Collection Eliot Vignette

Eliot, Hickory

Simply Beautiful
Simply Better
Simply Hallmark

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