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Wood Flooring Finishes

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Whether you opt for solid wood or engineered wood, there are many wood flooring finishes to choose from.

Unless a wood floor is labelled as unfinished, once a wood floor board has been treated and dried, it then goes through a finishing process to create a chosen look. This process can combine one or a combination of finishes to create the desired effect however, excluding those unfinished, a wood floor will generally be either coated with an oil or lacquer to add extra protection.

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Solid Wood Flooring or Laminate?

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A common dilemma often occurs when looking for new flooring for your home– should I choose solid wood flooring or laminate? There are pros and cons for both options, however this article will help you to establish which is best for you, your lifestyle, your budget and your home.


Benefits of Engineered Wood Flooring

6 Benefits of Engineered Wood Flooring

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Engineered Wood has all the looks of solid wood, whilst its hidden layers make it extra robust and resistant to some of hardwood’s usual drawbacks. This makes it highly sought after; but what exactly is it that’s got everyone wanting to go down the engineered route? We’ve explored the benefits of Engineered Wood Flooring to see what’s making it so popular.

Allow Wood Flooring to Acclimatise

Before you lay your wood floor Part 4: How to Acclimatise your wood floor

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Welcome to part four of our “before you lay your wood floor” series. At this stage your room should be completely ready and prepared for your flooring to be delivered. Read our previous stages by clicking on the relevant number 1, 2, 3. Whether you have opted for a brushed and oiled finish or super matt lacquered, you should ensure you acclimatise your wood floor. This allows it to adapt to the environment of the room.


Maintain Solid Wood Flooring

How to Maintain Solid Wood Flooring

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Solid Wood Flooring offers a unique combination of class, durability and character to its surroundings – making it one of the best flooring choices for a homeowner looking for a new floor. However, these dashing good looks and amazing characteristics of  hardwood floors need protecting from daily wear and tear and other environmental circumstances and require a little attention. The general rule of thumb for any solid wood flooring is: pay your flooring care and attention and your floor will reward you with years of stunning style and service.