Felicia's FotoPage

By: Felicia ODonnell

[Recommend this Fotopage] | [Share this Fotopage]
Saturday, 25-Aug-2012 12:59 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Tips On Guide To Facts About Hints On Top Advantages Of Using...

Tips On Guide To Facts About Hints On Top Advantages Of Using Wood Flooring

Tree, as a construction material, is abundantly available. It has been used as wood flooring and more so in early history. Its inherent beauty made home interiors look a lot more attractive. Normally, almost any type of timber can be employed in this craft but surprisingly a member of the grass family, bamboo, is also considered a well-liked resource especially in tropical areas.

There are so many traits a tree has that are idyllic for house construction. As machinery and knowledge progressed, men have invented different ways on how to improve the basic material. Now it can be used in more ways than one and the quality has greatly improved as well. Its use can only be limited by your imagination and the same with its appearance.

It is actually categorized in two basic types. First is solid timber, as its name suggest, it is made of solid pieces of timber. Depending on your preference, it can be sanded and finished until you reach your desired thickness. It can actually last over a century depending on the quality and if well maintained.

The second type is known as engineered timber. The plywood that most people are familiar with belongs in this category. It is usually made up of three to nine layers of veneer. Each level is arranged going in the opposite direction making it very stable. The thicker it becomes, the more expensive it will be. Unlike solid wood, you can only sand the material to a certain extent.

There are many reasons for the success of engineered wooden materials. They are built to last, making them cost effective. Perfect examples are ancestral homes which were built several decades ago or maybe even centuries ago. It is safe to say they have outlived their builders and that is what you want in an investment. In real estate, houses with solid wood floors are actually appraised higher.

If you have versatility in mind then this is the right thing for you. Because of so many types of trees available, you can find the specific color and shade you are looking for. Measurement is not a problem as any electric or manual saw can get it to your desired shape. Installation can be done with a nail, screw or glue.

Best of all, it complies with the governments' eco-friendly requirements. All sources are guaranteed renewable and lawful. For sure, this is a sustainable supply for materials as trees take at least forty years to mature. This, however, is guaranteed to last more than that. If you feel it is time to change, plenty of new lumbers are already available. Do not forget you can also recycle it by making new furniture or even firewood.

Research and studies have shown that houses with wood flooring have better indoor atmosphere quality. Those are just a few benefits you have with lumbers. With those new ideas in mind, you should consider utilizing these rich natural resources. It will without doubt serve you in so many ways and will last for decades.


© Pidgin Technologies Ltd. 2016