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An Ultimate Guide To Choose Hardwood Flooring

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Hardwood Flooring is another optimal solution you can go with to embellish your home or office floors.

Due to its easy maintenance, attractiveness, and strength, our experts of wooden flooring in Auckland suggests using it for residential and commercial purposes.

 If you’re willing to buy wooden flooring for your home/office for the first time and want to know about its niceties to get the best of your investment, then the blog is for you!

Dive in the blog to know the things before buying Hardwood Flooring:

ENGINEERED OR SOLID FLOORING

As per our experts of hardwood flooring in Auckland, the foremost decision you will have to make while buying hardwood flooring is choosing one between engineered floors and solid floors.

As the name suggests, solid hardwood planks are basically solid wood planks.  Due to its wooden behavior, this flooring remains more prone to atmospheric changes, such as heat and moisture.  It is this reason, why our wooden flooring expert in Auckland prohibits using them below ground level or in bathrooms.

Engineered hardwood flooring is made of three to ten sheets of wood glued together, giving it superior sturdiness than solid hardwood planks. 

The number of plies in the hardwood flooring is directly proportional to the durability and robustness of the plank.

PLANK DIMENSIONS

The ambiance of any room gets a lot affected by the size of the wooden planks used in the rooms. Compact –sized planks exclude a more playful atmosphere, whereas the wider ones bring formality, extravagance and elegance to a place.  Both of these make a great choice for living and dining rooms.

EDGING OPTIONS

Edges describe the overall look that is generated once the flooring is installed. The hollows between the boards will be more or less specious depends on the edge you select. Edges and ends are classified as beveled, micro-beveled, or square.

COLORS AND FINISH

Like Laminate floorings come in a variety of designs and styles, the same is with hardwood flooring. You can choose between darker and lighter shades of hardwood flooringbased on your likes and preferences. 

Since floors remain always prone to spills, therefore, it should be surfaced finish using materials like polyurethane. The protective coating of hardwood flooring can be done both off-site in the industry or on-site after installation. The polyurethane material that is used for floor finishing seals the wood surface and prevent penetration. Moreover, it also helps in creating a water-resistant surface.

CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF WOODEN FLOORS

The sheen, elegance, and durability of your chosen hardwood flooring can only linger for a few days if proper care and maintenance aren’t provided to it. The foremost step in taking care of your wooden flooring is to keep constant vigilance over it. Here given are some of the cleanings tips given by our expert of hardwood flooring in Auckland:-

  • At times, when any liquid falls over it, clean it up immediately.
  • Regularly remove the dirt and grit from their surface.
  • Always ensure to clean the wood flooring using dry and soft cotton cloth.
  • Never apply wax or oil on the floor.

After reading the above blog, you now know much about Hardwood Flooring. Since this flooring has all those qualities which a good flooring piece should have, therefore it can be a good choice to install hardwood flooring in the homes/offices.

Whether you're simply building a new home or hoping to redesign your present floors with the best quality flooring, then Prime Floors can help!! Experience the broad collection of exotic and high-quality laminate flooring, hardwood flooring, and timber flooring in Auckland, by contacting Prime Floors. Also it offers flooring services like floor sanding and floor polishing in Auckland.


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