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BUYING TIMBER FLOORING IN EASY STEPS

YOUR SIMPLE GUIDE FOR PURCHASING TIMBER FLOORING

Getting new timber flooring for your home is one of the major home interior design decisions that has a far-reaching impact on the comfort of a living space. So here are some basic tips on selecting the right timber flooring for you.

1. WHERE TO LOCATE AND WHAT IS THE SUBFLOOR?

When selecting a timber product, homeowners must first cons...

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GETTING FAMILIAR WITH OAK FLOORING

A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO OAK FLOORING

WHAT DOES OAK FLOORING LOOKS LIKE?

When ch...

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WHY OAK FLOORING IS SO GOOD?

WHAT MAKES OAK FLOORING SO DESIRABLE

Oak flooring is undeniably one of the premier ways to enhance the elegance of your home. Oak flooring, like all hardwood flooring, comes in several grades and variations. No matter what kind of oak floors you choose, they are all strong and durable as well as pleasing to the eye. Why oak flooring is so good?

EFFORTLESSLY ST...
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ADVANTAGES OF ENGINEERED OAK FLOORING

THE REASON OF CHOOSING ENGINEERED OAK FLOORING

One of the foremost choices you will have to consider in purchasing oak flooring is whether you plan to select a solid hardwood product or an engineered floor. Although solid oak flooring is full of strength and durable, some people might cannot afford to buy this floor because it is sold expensively. ...

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EUROPEAN OAK FLOORING AFFECTION

WHAT MAKES EUROPEAN OAK SO DESIRABLE

For many years, I managed a retail woodworking store where I bought and sold some of the most beautiful and rarest woods in the world. As such, I can truly appreciate timber floors made from these unique species. Oak trees are one of the dominant broad-leaved species of temperate Euro...

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HOW TO CLEAN OAK FLOORING

SOME TIPS ABOUT HOW TO CLEAN AN OAK FLOOR

Oak flooring is one of the most popular finish materials available to homeowners. It creates a sense of warmth and character in the home, and works well with almost any decor. Oak floors provide homes with natural beauty and need to be properly maintained to prolong their lifespan.

Avoid using regular household dusting and cleani...

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METHODS TO INSTALL TIMBER FLOORING

SOME METHODS FOR YOU ON INSTALLING A TIMBER FLOOR

Timber flooring adds a distinctive touch to a home. It offers durability, attractiveness and an easy-to-clean flooring surface. Timber flooring is a beautiful and natural product that sets it apart from other floor coverings. It is warmer than tile but more polished than carpeting, and many homeowners choose to ...

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HOW TO INSTALL OAK FLOORING

A GUIDE ON HOW TO INSTALL OAK FLOORING

When people come to the decision to install timber flooring, they often face the problem of not being able to find a guide that can teach them how to do it. This common predicament is what inspired us to write a detailed guide on how to install oak timber flooring.

This guide is organized in the most effective and helpful way...

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PREPARATION FOR OAK FLOORING INSTALLATION

THE PREPARATION YOU SHOULD DO BEFORE INSTALLING AN OAK FLOOR

There is a lot of preparatory work to be carried out before installing an oak floor.

Firstly, you should choose a high-quality oak flooring product and select your favorite color. Select colors that complement the mood...

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IS OAK FLOORING THE BEST CHOICE

SOME POINTS TO TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION BEFORE CHOOSING TIMBER FLOORS

Within the timber flooring market nowadays, oak is among the finest and optimum kinds of flooring choices. They are durable, simple to care for, beautiful, and cost-effective when in comparison to imported hardwood floors. Mostly people give preference to solid oak flooring because it is so sophisticated in style and look that it ...

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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR OAK FLOOR

TIPS FOR YOU TO PROTECT YOUR OAK FLOOR FROM WEAR AND DAMAGE

Here are a few good tips for you to protect your oak floor from wear and damage.

Grit is your main enemy. Grit in this case means any abrasive material that gets walked onto your floor on a regular basis. One of ...

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OAK FLOOR CARE TIPS

SOME TIPS ABOUT HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR OAK FLOOR

– Always sweep or dust mop, or vacuum your oak floor daily to keep it clean and new.

– Always vacuum an oak floor before washing – this removes most of the dust and grit before you start.

– Clean your oak floor using a product specifically designe...

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HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR OAK FLOOR

something you need to know about keeping your oak floor healthy and beautiful

Your new oak floor was not cheap, so you want it to remain looking like new for as long as possible. Although oak flooring is easy to clean, you have to be careful with moisture and dirt. Water and dirt scratches can destroy its finishes and its appearance. There’s no guarantee that over time the odd scratch won’...

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THE WONDER OF OAK FLOORING

WHY OAK FLOORING IS ONE OF THE BEST OPTIONS

Reliable oak floors have already been very well liked in modern times. Choosing oak as the material for your flooring gives warmth and character to your home instantly. If you want to improve the value and the appearance of your ...

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WHY CHOOSE AN OAK FLOOR

SOMETHING YOU MAY WANT TO KNOW BEFORE BUYING OAK FLOORS

We all have a love affair with the old oak tree. An oak tree can be defined by a very old saying that goes “from little acorns grow mighty oak trees” and this is very true. The oak tree is renowned for its solidness and strength which is why we love to lay oak flooring. The grain and texture of oak makes it a beautiful wood to work with and you will often find it is a favourite amongst cabinetmakers and carpenters alike. Of course as with anything oak changes as it ages. It becomes darker and almost seems like a different wood altogether. There are also many different varieties of oak that range from across the world so...

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THE OAK TREE

THE UNIQUE FACTS AND QUALITIES OF OAK

Oak wood has a density of 0.75g/cm², great strength and hardness, and is very resistant to insect and fungal attack because of it’s high tannin content.

Oak was common on high stature Viking longships in the 9th and 10th century. During the middle ages it was used in interior panelling of prestigous buildings due to its strength and appealing markings.

Today oak wood is comm...

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