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Wood flooring – the essential guide

Wood flooring – the essential guide

Wooden floors make gorgeously sleek and stylish options for your flooring throughout the house. Easy to care for and hard wearing they're perfect for any kind of decor. Here's what you need to know when choose the perfect boards for you. Timber flooring can strike just the right note in any style of home. It looks natural, warm and rustic in a country cottage and, in a contemporary setting, it can add texture and create an organic feel. The latest ranges of Wooden flooring have tough, long-lasting finishes and are straightforward to install.Whether you’re keen to do it yourself, or opt for the installation service most suppliers offer, they’re easy to lay down and can go over practically any floor surface as long as it’s sound, dry and flat.
Laminate Flooring Industry Guidelines

Laminate Flooring Industry Guidelines

This publication provides a reference guide for the installation of laminate flooring laid as floating floors over structural subfloors. Floors of this type comprise a wood fibre-based core with an exposed decorative paper replicating natural flooring. The decorative or décor paper is protected by a melamine-impregnated wear paper and a stabilisation paper is used on the base of the board. The standard covers this type of flooring with a glueless locking system. When installing a laminate floor many aspects must be considered and this includes assessing the product used, the dwelling environment in which the floor is to be laid and the desired appearance of the floor. These aspects are covered by these guidelines as well as aspects relating to product selection, board widths and the available finish textures.