Melbourne, Victoria -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/19/2012 -- Nothing creates the total enhancement and renovation of homes or offices greater than the installation of timber flooring Melbourne. Timber flooring is technically wood flooring, except that a genuine timber flooring Melbourne is structured by means of recycled or reclaimed wood boards. Timber or reclaimed wood is initially cut, milled and constructed to side or become the wall of a shed, a barn, a house, and other functional constructions.
There are many terms used to describe timber woods, such as barn board flooring or plank flooring; its weathered appeal gives it an edge over other wood and makes it more popular for buyers due to its main advantage that is its appeal. There is that certain appeal that makes a genuine antique wood floor very eye-catching and desirable for most buyers, together with some added accents like darkened nail holes, saw kerfs, worm holes, a stained patina, slight cracks, and even occasional ancient graffiti which throw in its aesthetic appeal. Surprisingly some of the old barn wood floors, antique wood flooring over 100 years of age, being sold today may even, at one time, witnessed a historical event.
Timber floorings are usually available at specialty lumber yards, or sometimes you can demand through an independent flooring contractor; though there are some small distributors who have the capability to harvest reclaimed wood, re-sell, and un-milled it for a very affordable and reasonable price directly to the buyer or homeowner.
Timber flooring can be installed in ALMOST all surfaces and premises, but given its delicate characteristics there are specific places you must avoid using timber flooring Melbourne.
Full Bathroom Installation Timber flooring Melbourne has an attribute which makes it very sensitive to humidity and the possibility for running and/or pooling water from tubs and showers which is the main cause of buckles and warp in hardwood floors. Solid timber flooring can still be used on regions without bathtub or shower. Below Grade Installation This wood's sensitivity to humid surroundings makes it impossible to use for a below grade installation. Below grade is the location of a finished floor that is in direct contact with the ground or has 18-inches allowance for ventilation. Timber flooring Melbourne works well in humidity-controlled environment.
Not Scratch-Proof timber flooring in Melbourne is very prone to surface scratch from shoes or any sharp objects. Those three mentioned above gives you additional tips on how to strategically place your timber flooring to use and preserve it for a longer period of time.
You can save money by being a wise buyer. Knowing the full specifications of your buy will provide you with means on how you can use it for a longer period of time hence reducing your expenses for a longer term than usual. It's a cycle everybody must learn. Your purchase today will become your investment for the coming years.
Choosing the best timber flooring Melbourne for your home is never easy. You must know each type and identify which best suits you and your family's needs. Hardwood- Solid Tongue and Groove This hardwood type of flooring system is unparalleled for its resilience and enduring exquisiteness. Moreover, solid tongue and groove is a type of timber flooring Melbourne intended to be joined directly onto joists, battens, over concrete and can even be nailed to old timber flooring. For an ensured continuous and stable surface, these boards fit a tight plank to plank. Pre-Finished Engineered Flooring A more popular timber flooring Melbourne has given it provides all the benefits of the hardwood-solid tongue and groove flooring without the need to sand and or polish it.
All boards are pre-finished, hence the name, coating has been applied thus making it ready to be installed almost a fraction of time compared to others. Its pre-finished engineered floors come in raw, meaning you can customize the level of gloss you would want your flooring to have; plus you can sand the boards as much as you want to give them the same lifespan as a regular timber flooring. Parquetry If you want to highlight a certain spot in your home then parquetry timber flooring Melbourne is the answer for it adds unique and stunning appeal to any place. You can choose from its hard-working mosaic or block variety. These two designs can be installed and arranged to form your desired pattern.
Floorsquared is a timber flooring Melbourne company specialising in hardwood flooring.
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