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Types of Flooring

There are countless different types of flooring to pick from, but if we make it a bit more basic then in wooden flooring there is a explicit distinction between solid wood and engineered wood. Solid wood flooring is comprised of planks that are simply milled from a single piece of timber. Engineered wooden floors are wood layered floor boards where a variety of layers are bond with each other to create the floor boards. The layers boost stiffness, stability and strength by alternating each layer by 90 degrees. Much like multiplex but then for flooring.
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Moisture movement is another thing to examine when choosing your floor. And with moisture I imply moisture in the air. Oak is a wood that extends a great deal when the air is moister . and when using an oak floor it should have ample space to expand (called an expansion gap) or else the wood will be warping and producing a very unsightly and uneven surface. Every wood has moisture movement you just need to know just how much . and make sure your specialist know what they are doing. And if your climate has a large temperature and moisture deviation you might want to pick a wood type that extends barely .


In surface texture you have lots of alternatives to choose from, such as: Brushed, Hand scraped Distressed, Stained, Smoked, and Carbonised. Some surface type appears to stick to a specific type of wood. For instance scraped is one of the most common types in oak flooring and all of it comes down to your liking. When you would like a wooden floor to be darker choosing a other surface method but sticking to the same type of wood might be an option to think about.

As with any wooden product you want to make sure it is sourced sustainable so studying the label and checking what the label essentially implies is a good routine to get into, not just for flooring. This counts especially when it comes to hardwood as still significant bits of hardwood are still unlabelled because they are not grown eco friendly or even worse they just have some label stuck on it without any meaning.

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