|Joining Method||Tongue & Groove|
|Plank Style||Single Plank|
|Installation Method||Floating, Nailed or Glued Down|
Engineered is one of the most popular choices of flooring available on the market and it’s easy to see why. Not only does it exhibit incredible durability but shows off a unique beauty that will lift any interior.
Engineered wood boasts incredible resilience, it will last for many years after installation without showing wear even after heavy usage. For this reason, we’d especially recommend it in rooms that see lots of foot traffic such as the living room and hall way. Additionally, engineered wood is scratch, water and stain resistant, however we’d suggest keeping it away rooms that see high exposure to these elements as they can cause damage.
A chocolate wood is often chosen by homeowners to create a bespoke and luxurious feel. It is common in grand, traditional interiors, so if this is a look you’re keen on then this product will be perfect. Not only is a darker flooring great at presenting a classical appearance but is also better and hiding dirt and stains than a lighter floor, such as white washed wood or honey oak.
The grade of this product is ABC, meaning the natural imperfections of the wood are preserved but not overly stressed. This means the wood has all its natural character without becoming too busy. The calm look of this flooring will work well with many different interior themes and furnishings, that you should have no concerns if you do decide to change things around. We’d especially recommend this product if you have a contemporary interior, due to its clean-cut and calm look. The micro bevelled edges give the product more depth and another dimension and the oiled finish allows for added protection.
One of engineered wood’s most useful features is its ability to withstand the fluctuating temperatures of under floor heating, something solid wood isn’t compatible with due to it warping and shrinking under heat. We’ve also included a generous 25-year guarantee to give you peace of mind too!
If you’re looking to install solid or engineered wood flooring by hand, here are a few things to bear in mind:Tongue and Groove vs Click
Before you purchase your solid wood flooring, check which installation system it uses. There are two main types: ‘Tongue and Groove’ and ‘Click’.
• Tongue and Groove is more traditional, ensuring dimensional stability and strength. Along one edge, a ‘tongue’ protrudes from the centre of the board, whilst on the other, an indented groove is cut into the wood. This allows each board to fit together securely.
• Click installation is quick and hassle free. Like tongue and groove, click boards fit together, however, the click method allows the boards to lock into place, snapping together with a single movement.Floating
Many fitters prefer floating their boards due to quick and easy installation. Floating does not require you to fix your flooring to a subfloor. Both click and tongue and groove planks can be fitted this way.
Adhesive is applied to the groove for added stability, and underlay is fitted underneath the board. This cuts down on labour, whilst ensuring that your boards are comfortable and strong underfoot.Fixing
Fixing your flooring to the subfloor will encourage a long lifespan and minimal movement. Both Tongue and Groove and Click boards can be fitted this way, however, it is more popular with the former.
Depending on the material of your subfloor, boards can be fixed in a variety of ways. For solid surfaces such as concrete, adhesive is applied directly under the board. For wooden subfloors, the boards can be ‘secret nailed’ along the tongue. Both methods are equally beneficial, giving you outstanding results.
For an in-depth look at fitting solid wood flooring, check out our dedicated installation guide. We’ve curated the best tips and tricks, helping your renovation go smoothly.
|Deposit to Pay||£0.00|
|Amount of Credit||£0.00|
|Amount of Interest||£0.00|
|Number of Monthly Payments||12|
|Total Amount Payable||£0.00|
|Rate of Interest (Fixed Per Annum)||14.9% (Fixed)|
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