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Hardwood Floors

The epitome of luxury underfoot, hardwood floors add a touch of class to any room. They provide a warm, natural look and feel that goes beyond the aesthetic to more often than not add value to a home. These are strong floors, able to withstand heavy use and resilient to wear and tear.

  • Benefits – durability, elegance, and life expectancy. Its strength, stability and thermal resistance makes it ideal for use over underfloor heating and the engineering of each plank makes installation a breeze.
  • Maintenance – careful sanding, re-staining and re-sealing can extend the life of your hardwood floor.
  • Cost – from excellent value to reassuringly expensive. Hardwood floors are at the upper end of our range, but then most of them have been sourced from the finest manufacturers and finished in our own workshop to ensure the highest quality. That said, you’ll always find our prices to be confidently competitive.
  • Final thoughts – Hardwood floors are also excellent for those with allergies as the dust, animal fur, moulds, mites and pollens that may be captured in carpet are swept away by the lightest of breezes on wood making it easier for you to keep your home relatively allergen free.
There are two types of hardwood flooring: -

Engineered flooring is constructed from several layers of wood fused together. The core is made from layers of HDF, plywood or softwood running in different directions to increase overall stability of the floor. The top layer, often called the 'Wear Layer', in an engineered board is always made from a veneer of solid wood between 2-6mm in thickness. Because this top layer is made from a solid wood veneer, it has the overall visual characteristics of a solid floor. Engineered floors are also simple to install thanks to a selection of T&G or LOC fixing systems available.

Solid flooring is made from a single piece of timber and provides a unique and timeless design to any home interior thanks to its stunning characteristics. Solid flooring will also stand the test of time as it can be sanded and refinished many times providing your with a revitalised floor should scratches or damage occur.