All wooden floors need to be sealed, finished, to extend their lifespan and to keep them looking wonderful. Without finish, oil or lacquer, the wood grains are totally exposed to dirt and liquids thus they will stain and get dirty from the first touch.
As the old cedar installed in 1943 became horrendously squeaky and noisy beyond repairs we had to remove it and expose the substructure. A challenging project which encompassed a considerable work with the sub-floor.
A new home built and planned with attention to detail. The walnut was especially chosen by the architect to provide a contrast with the white walls and ceiling. To emphasise the beauty of the walnut floor and stairs the light was especially chosen and planned as well.
Herringbone parquet, an everlasting classic which through the mix of grains directions and shades has a constantly story to tell.
This project was quite unique through its extended size, about 120sqm, irregular perimeter of the surface, the absence of skirting which was replaced with a shadow gap and special integrated panel doors.
A multi stage project with a few particularities. The aim was to achieve a Jacobean look and the unsealed baked oak was chosen.
We were pleased to find this engineered oak floor kept in such a good condition after 7 years of use. The client told us that a rigorous cleaning schedule was followed through the years and only dedicated substances were used for this.
After preparing the sub-floor measurements were taken to find the best alignment and symmetrical layout paying more attention to the focus areas like the fireplace, doors, walls etc
Same home but a new one. This is what a beautiful, well crafted wooden floor can achieve. As we well know a wonderful floor just looks great and proper. Yet this simple result is achieved thorough serious care of details.
The most intricate part of this project was the hallway which also is the main focus of the whole floor. Due to its walls not quite straight and parallel which is a specific feature in Victorian homes and the many doors as well as to adjoining stairs we had to carefully take various measurements...