As a leading Melbourne flooring company, Hartnett Flooring offers a wide array of wood floors. Each type comes with its own advantages and disadvantages and the best way for you to make an informed decision is to know the valuable information about each type.
Types of Wood Flooring We Offer
This features many layers of synthetic flooring product that have been fused together with the use of a laminating process. The best thing about this type of flooring is that it can resemble just about any type of flooring including wood and stones.
Solid Hardwood Flooring
This is comprised of a single piece of wood that features groove sides and tongue. The downside of this wood is that it is very sensitive to moisture, it must be installed with the proper precautions to ensure adequate ventilation and protection from under the floor. Many home owners prefer this as it can be refinished and can be coated multiple times throughout its long life span.
Engineered Wood Flooring
This type of wood flooring is made up of wood veneers. The veneers used can be the of the same type or of different species. The grain that the veneers have run in different directions, making the wooden flooring a lot more stable than all the other types. Because of this, engineered wood flooring can resist expanding and contracting that are usually brought about by fluctuations in humidity and temperature.
Parquet flooring is also solid wood flooring but this has very different look as compared to other hardwood floors. The flooring features geometrical patterns made up of individual slats that have been held in place by either and adhesive or a mechanical fastener.
Our staff is willing to help you find the perfect type of wooden flooring for your needs. Simply give us a call and allow us to provide you the information that you need to make the right decision.