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What is parquet?

The term “parquet” refers to a sort of real-wood flooring. Wood is used for the HDF middle layer, backing, and surface. Parquet, by its very nature, lends a warm, natural feel to any room. Real wood is also unrivaled when it comes to keeping your feet warm. Wooden floors create a cozy environment and can have a stunning impact on the aesthetics of any room.

Due to the fixed proportions of parquet wood blocks, elaborate geometric designs can be created. Engineered wood flooring by professionals can be created in a variety of designs and be tailored to suit your home. They have been gaining in popularity for years as a symbol of quality and craftsmanship. Patterns can be introduced in a subtle, attractive, and long-lasting fashion using parquet flooring. Parquet flooring can be bought and laid by yourself, however we recommend a wood flooring engineered specialist to lay your new floor.

Many of our customers have employed recycled parquet in a single room or many rooms. Kitchens made of oak and pitch pine are particularly popular. This prevents moisture from penetrating beneath the parquet, which could lead to difficulties later. Waterproof rigid core parquet is completely waterproof. As a result, they’re great for both the kitchen and the bathroom. Many other forms of flooring aren’t ideal for temperature-changing settings. Changes in humidity or exposure to direct sunlight cause them to expand and contract.

Can I get Oak parquet flooring?

Parquet flooring tiles are the product of choice for today’s homes as they look great in any room and they’re easy to install. These tiles are made from a variety of hardwoods, including oak, chestnut, ash, and walnut, as well as exotic wood species like bamboo. Oak parquet flooring is an excellent choice. Oak’s adaptability makes it ideal for a wide range of design schemes.

Oak is the king of floors. It’s a tough, long-lasting wood that only gets better with age. Some of the most beautiful oak flooring are almost 200 years old. It has always been associated with wealth and may give a room a classy and aristocratic appearance. Because hardwoods like oak, maple, and birch are denser than softwoods, they may withstand scratches better. These woods are perfect for high-traffic rooms like your kitchen or living room, where furniture is frequently moved across the floor or dropped. Parquet solid wood flooring can come with a brushed or laminate finish and are sold in tiles. 

Is wood parquet flooring expensive?

In the UK, the cost of timber flooring for a 5m by 5m room is estimated to be between £1250 and £2000. This is if you choose solid hardwood; engineered wood, which is slightly less expensive, ranges from £500 to £2750 depending on the grade of the wood.

The price of real wood parquet flooring ranges from £15 to £30 per square foot. The most common sort of parquet flooring is a prefabricated wooden tile that costs between £4 and £8 per square foot. Laying the parquet flooring is a technical task to ensure the right amount of wood is used and fitted correctly. Please get in touch with us right away for further information or a free, no-obligation consultation and quote. You can review the content on our website for a sample of ideas and inspiration on the design you desire and the wood you wish to use in each room.

Is hardwood flooring a good idea?

Wood is one of the most popular types of flooring for any room, and it almost always increases the value of a home. Wooden flooring, such as oak in a herringbone design, may sell a house faster than the word “sold” can be said. Homes with wood flooring are easier to sell, according to 99 percent of estate agents, and can add 2.5 percent to the sale price. Even if it allows for an easier sale, the bottom line is always worth examining for the knowledgeable real estate investor. Wood flooring, on the other hand, is well-known among experts as being high-maintenance and a terrible choice for moist areas such as bathrooms or outside.

Solid wood and engineered solid wood are the two most common forms of flooring. Engineered floors, which were invented by the Scandinavians roughly half a century ago, are more robust in shifting weather conditions than solid-wood options. Engineered flooring is made up of layers of marine plywood that are balanced to prevent excessive expansion and contraction. Smaller plank designs, such as parquet or block flooring, are better suited to solid-wood floors. Our solid-wood and engineered flooring are also available in a wide range of styles.

Laminate flooring is a synthetic substance, unlike natural flooring options such as wood, stone, or cork. Wear, décor, core, and backer are the four layers that are sealed together during the lamination process. Laminate flooring is a multi-layer synthetic flooring product that uses a lamination technique to join the layers together. With a photographic appliqué layer under a transparent protective layer, the laminate imitates wood. Melamine resin and fiber board materials are commonly used in the inner core layer. Oak laminate flooring is a popular choice for those on a budget. We buy all our items from trusted vendors to give you the best quality flooring, whether it’s laminated, wood for parquet flooring.

We offer a range of styles which might be found in a January Sale?

Parquet – A geometric mosaic of solid-wood pieces arranged in order such as a block-herringbone pattern engineered for ornamental effect. You can view our parquet designs on our website.

Finger mosaics – Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, many new residences included finger mosaics on the ground floor. These mosaics are made from blocks that are much smaller and thinner than standard block flooring and are set in alternate directions. You can view our finger mosaic designs on our website.

Herringbone parquet flooring is available in a variety of wood species, including oak, teak, cherry, walnut, and maple. Exotic hardwood strips are frequently used to create borders around the perimeter of a herringbone floor. The herringbone pattern is a rectangular pattern used for floor tilings and road paving that is named for its supposed resemblance to the bones of a herring. Rectangles or parallelograms can be used as building components. Herringbone flooring isn’t for the faint of heart. To begin with, herringbone floors are pricey. Wood flooring is already pricey, but adding herringbone complicates the installation process and necessitates more material due to the pattern, making it much more costly. You can view our herringbone designs on our website.

The Chevron pattern is similar to Herringbone in that it uses a zig-zag pattern when the tiles are placed in their order. Instead of being set in a staggered style, they’re laid in a more uniform arrangement to make a genuine point. Chevron parquet wood flooring has a simple and clean appearance due to its regularity and the simplicity of how it was engineered. You can view our chevron designs on our website.

January is a brilliant time to get new flooring. With the New Years sales going on, the price can be drastically reduced if you decide to buy wood for parquet flooring during a sale. You can save a great deal on expensive wood such as oak and designs such as herringbone. 

Please contact us to discover how we can improve your home today. We’d love to offer you a no-obligation consultation and quotation.

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