Caring for your new engineered flooring is an important task to keep your floors looking great for years to come. Caring for engineered wood is very alike to caring for hardwood floors, but if you’re new to wood flooring, you may feel a little lost about which products to use and how to avoid damage during everyday use. Here are some tips to help you in caring for your engineered wood floors.

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Engineered Hardwood VS Solid Hardwood

Which will it be: solid hardwood flooring or engineered wood flooring?If you are planning to renovate or build a home, you have probably considered several flooring options. Whether you are ripping up carpet, or laying a completely new floor on your concrete slab, timber floor boards are a great way to breathe life and warmth into your home. But what type of floor boards should you choose? And what are the benefits of using Engineered Timber flooring over hardwood floors?. Read More

Flooring Installation Methods

When you are installing a new hardwood floor it is important to think about the installation method you will use. There are a few procedures to choose from, including: floating over an underlay, gluing down, nailing down or screwing down. The technique you select is usually based on the type of flooring you are buying and your existing subfloor.

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Parquetry floor cleaning and caring tips

Parquetry is a style of flooring that is a mosaic of small wood parts. To some extent, parquet can be cleaned the same way as standard hardwood floors since it is made of wood, however, the pieces of wood used for parquet are very smaller and thinner than standard hardwood floorboards and therefore it should be treated more carefully.

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More about Hard wood flooring

Hardwood flooring. Solid hardwood floors are made of planks milled from a single piece of timber.However, solid wood floors are still common and popular. Solid wood floors have a thicker wear surface and can be sanded and finished more times than an engineered wood floor

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More about Engineered wood flooring

The best engineered wood floors are manufactured having 3-12 multiple ply layers that are cross layered, glued and pressed together. The internal core layers are generally built up with either a hardwood and/or soft plywood type of material, which incorporates the tongue and groove fastening system along the edges of the boards. The top thicker hardwood veneer wear layeris then glued and pressed on the top surface of the core.. /p> Read More

Adding Hardwood to your property? Don’t forget the subfloor.

The subfloor is the current floor in your property. There are many types of different subfloors, including: joists, concrete, wooden floor boards, plywood, chipboard, asphalt and bitumen. Installation procedures for solid wood flooring and engineered wood flooring differ depending on the type of subfloor. Earlier you install any kind of hardwood flooring in your property, check whether the subfloor is flat, level and dry.

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