We were delighted to be chosen to fit the new oak engineered wood flooring in an award winning sustainable flat in Kensington, London. Wood flooring is a great eco product (as long as it’s ethically sourced) as it’s sustainable, recyclable and biodegradable.
Top 5 reasons why wooden floors are great for newborns and infants: First of all many congratulations if you are new parents or parents to be. Welcoming a beautiful new baby to the world is an exciting time and there are all sorts of changes for you to embrace.
To understand why wooden flooring features a bevelled edge, it helps to look at the manufacturing process. Once the tree is harvested, the wood is kiln dried and then cut into planks. All of the cut boards are rectangular with a simple straight crisp edge.
Good things can emerge from unfortunate events. In this case, the disappointment and stress of a water damaged floor was alleviated when we fitted a new walnut floor.
Working in old buildings is always a treat, especially when there are lots of original features. However, period properties do have their challenges, including uneven walls and wonky floors. This project presented another challenge due to the make-shift chipboard soundproofing which was installed by the previous owners.
This project was slightly unusual for us, as it involved fitting a new wooden floor in an extension to match an existing oak wooden floor in the original part of the house. As wood flooring is such a long-lasting material, with good workmanship, we were able to match the two floors, so it was impossible to tell them apart.
Band sawn engineered hardwood flooring isn’t an obvious choice when it comes to choosing a new floor, but with the markings running across the planks, it means that it’s a floor with plenty of character and personality. With a nod to the flooring of the past, this style of wood flooring creates a statement floor with a rustic, traditional feel.
Parquet wood flooring has seen a phenomenal rise in popularity in recent years, which isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. It’s a fantastic floor for adding extra pattern into a home. Although herringbone is the most popular design (it accounts for about 99% of installations) there are plenty of other options to consider. The wood flooring market is growing, so we are finding that more and more of our customers want to experiment and create something different.
Wood flooring is an extremely durable material, which will last for generations. But that doesn’t mean it’s indestructible. To keep it looking its best, it needs to be properly maintained and protected when building work is taking place in your home.