Natural Oak Boards in SW19 Wimbledon
A wonderfully decorated large space became more elegant and warm welcoming with these wide and long oak boards installed all throughout. The discretely integrated hearth frames which we crafted from the same boards as the floor made the whole design even smarter.
Having a traditional pine sub floor sanded and lacquered for several times in the past a we had to be careful with regards to the structural integrity. The piano was a good example of a very heavy item causing the pine boards to crack as they were thinned through repeated sanding process. This deficiency was solved through installing new thick engineered boards by gluing them over. The subfloor structure got strengthened and less vibrating.
We had to abrade the lacquer surface to make sure that the adhesive will have a good grip onto the subfloor.
The surface was measured in different places to set the proper alignment aiming not to have awkward narrow cut boards around the hearth frames. This proved a bit of challenge due to the misalignment of the fireplaces and different sections of the walls. Luckily it wasn't the first time when we had to deal with the unique character of victorian homes.
Wooden Boards: Engineered Natural Oak Pre-Oiled OLNO/180 from The Natural Wood Floor CO
Dimensions: Width 180mm, Thickness 20mm, Length: various lengths.
Location: SW19 Wimbledon
Osmo Polyx Oil High Solid: Polyx oils are developed from natural oils and waxes to provide the most hardwearing and durable protection for wooden flooring. The wood's true beauty is accomplished by using Osmo Polyx Oil High Solid. The emphasis on the wood's grain and natural characteristics provides a warm and rich effect to ensure that any interior looks luxurious and elegant.
Stauf VPU-155 S DPM solvent free polyurethane primer: is a ready-to-use, one component polyurethane primer is particularly fast drying. Free from water and free from solvents, this primer allows for a trouble-free installation as no swelling of the wood is to be feared. The VPU-155 S is a versatile primer easy to apply by either trowel or brush because of its thin liquid nature.
Fitting engineered light boards: like the walls, a floor is a blank canvas and can set the design tone for the rest of the room. When choosing a light engineered flooring get inspired from your current ambiance as furniture, walls. Engineered light boards will create the feeling of a larger space and according to the amount of the natural light supplied over the floor...
Fitting wide oak boards engineered: the wider and longer the board the more beautiful becomes your floor. It is an impressive sight as it stretches majestically across the expanse of the surface. These boards are proportionately long as well, and they hold a secret: a minimum number of joints created into your floor.