With a wooden floor, you can bring life into your home by combining functionality with beauty and durability because wood adds warmth to your rooms by increasing their perceived size. Wood component floors are more durable than linoleum or vinyl and are perfect for high-traffic areas to increase the floor’s life span. Wood is the darkest of the three basic materials (as opposed to tiles), making it the most expensive.
Because wood is more visually striking, it offers a dimension of warmth while remaining elegant instead of the bright and easy-going looking tile and vinyl or linoleum, which would be more appropriate for more serviceable or less frequent areas bathrooms or halls or less visually dramatic homes. Wood subflooring requires less routine maintenance than other flooring types such as carpet; however, some care is still needed. Wood flooring surface may need occasional cleaning to remove dirt and debris. However, it is not glossy or extra sensitive to long-term wear and tear. There are no rugs or other accessories subject to wear and tear due to the oriental look of timber. Hardwood flooring can also come with a warranty of between – 15 and 25 years.
In some cases, treated wood flooring products such as the engineered Wood Tiles or Engineered wood are guaranteed 25 years, with several manufacturers ensuring an additional 25-year warranty. Although wood flooring adds warmth to wood, it is not always appropriate for all timber types, such as oak or maple. If you want to provide a Victorian or European look to your home, wood flooring can give you this effect. If you’re going to provide a more contemporary look, using wood flooring is not appropriate for modern interiors. Rather floor area should be neutral with warm gray, neutral colors, or bold, perhaps reds, to create a friendly, inviting atmosphere. With so many wood flooring options, such as carpeting, it comes down to your personal preference for flooring type. The most significant environmental impact comes from the raw materials – most wood floors are from old-growth forests—thorny, prickly, Rare supplementing, palm trees.
Many hardwood flooring suppliers will give you an estimate of the trees in the forest. Flooring can reduce heat transfer through the floor surface directly or indirectly through cracks and voids in the wood floor. A smoothly finished wood floor has a high Thermal Capacity. To increase the Thermal Capacity of your wood floor, use an excellent mineral-based deck impregnable sealant, but should also include a good quality antique and good quality finished wood composite underlay using either the tree of the same species or a similar wood such as red hardwood.