Solid Hardwood Flooring in Columbia CT 06237

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  • Ultimate luxury floor
  • Extremely hard wearing
  • Range of beautiful finishes
  • Choice of widths to enhance your design

When people think of a ‘wooden floor’, they often think of a solid wood floor, perhaps one that they’ve seen in an old house or perhaps in a grand banqueting room of a hotel. There’s no doubt about it that solid wood is the ultimate luxury floor. Solid Hardwood Flooring Columbia CT 06237 They have been a dominant feature in period homes for centuries, and homeowners and designers alike have been keen to take advantage of the traditional properties of a solid wood floor and combine it with a range of looks, from traditional, country, ‘shabby chic’ and ultra modern.

What is a solid wood floor?

A solid wood floor is supplied as planks that are taken from one piece Columbia CT 06237 of timber. The tree species that are normally used for flooring include oak, beech, maple and walnut and they are available in an amazing range of colours that vary from very pale to almost black. They come in a range of widths and thicknesses which also make a surprising effect on the ‘look’ of a room. Very narrow planks in a big room, will give Benefits of Engineered Hardwood Flooring Columbia CT 06237 a very different result than wide planks in a smaller room, and vice versa.

Are they easy to install?

Unless you are a very experienced person who is comfortable dealing with advanced DIY projects, laying a hard wood floor is almost certainly best left to the professionals. A solid wood floor is a luxury product, and when laid by a carpenter or joiner will look stunning. However Columbia CT 06237 it is a natural product and its characteristics need to be taken into account. For example, the wood planks need to acclimatise in the room where they are going to be used – real wood ‘moves’ according to temperature and humidity. So your floor needs to adjust to your central heating habits, but it will also expand and contract according to the weather. This is Columbia CT 06237 why it is important for an expansion gap to be left around the outside edge of the floor. Solid wood floors are generally fitted by ‘secret nailing’ or being glued to the sub-floor. Individual manufacturers often supply particular tips on fitting.

How do you maintain them?

A quality solid wood floor that is well looked after will pretty much last forever. And as the popularity of them Columbia CT 06237 has surged in recent years, manufacturers are making it easier for their floors to look good at the beginning and for them to maintain their looks. Wood needs ‘feeding’ with oil, but most wood planks are now pre-finished at the manufacturing stage.

Dirt, dust and grit are the main enemies of wood floors as they grind away at the surface underfoot and make thousands of scratches, Columbia CT 06237 so regular brushing and vacuuming is essential. In fact, it’s best to try and ensure that as little dirt as possible actually makes it into the house – put good quality door mats outside and inside doors to the exterior, to try and keep this to a minimum.

Assuming over a period of time, the floor does actually get dirty, you can use specialist wood soap Columbia CT 06237 cleaners that will lift the dirt from the surface. This are excellent and are used in the just the same way that you would mop a tiled or lino floor, but you must use the water sparingly – an excess of water will soak into the floor and cause it to swell and possibly stain – not what you want!

Periodically (depending on what sort of Columbia CT 06237 traffic you have through your rooms), a wood floor will benefit from being oiled again. When the wood is ‘fed’ with oil it will look as good as new again, which is one of the main advantages of a solid wood floor. Any damage can be sanded away, stained, waxed and oiled and again, it will be back to its original condition. A solid wood Columbia CT 06237 floor is an investment that you certainly won’t regret. Enjoy!

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