Bare, unfinished European Oak is a greyish biscuit colour. The grain and depth of colour is completely transformed with a clear oil, wax or lacquer and a golden patina / colouring develops. This effect is enhanced with time and exposure to sunlight. The beautiful natural grey hues can be retained by specifying one of our natural finishes – scroll down to view.
This is our character Floor Sanding Merton flooring in another beautiful bathroom installation with a beautiful bespoke natural grey finish – basically a more accentuated natural looking (grey/white) stain enhance the natural light grey hues and eliminates yellowing (associated with a clear oil / lacquer finish).
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Wooden floors are the most solid and classic material in each home this days. The elegance that wooden floors are showing us and keeping the fact that it last for many decades is making wood flooring an attractive for informed house owners! If you have a hardwood flooring, you can refinish it and bring back the in it sparkle again!
Wood as a material base is a porous and vulnerable. Many people today usually choose to help their floors last longer as protecting them against moisture with sanding. A simple test to find out your floor condition is to place a drop of water on it- if the drop isn’t absorbed, or takes a few minutes to soak in,this mean that your wooden floor may be in good shape, but in case the drop soaks in immediately- this mean that it is time for renovation !
Wooden floors are perhaps the most practical and beautiful materials of all the time. But over time, the protective finish may wear off! This is the main reason for renovating hardwood floors, applying the modern new visions can even make them easier to maintain than when they were originally installed!
SOFTWOODS top 3
PINE: Pine is a softwood which grows in most areas of the Northern Hemisphere. There are more than 100 species worldwide.
Properties: Pine is a soft, white or pale yellow wood which is light weight, straight grained and lacks figure.It resists shrinking and swelling. Knotty pine is often used for decorative effect.
Uses: Pine is often used for country or provincial furniture. Pickled, whitened, painted and oil finishes are often used on this wood.
ASH: There are 16 species of ash which grow in the eastern United States. Of these, the white ash is the largest and most commercially important.
Properties: Ash is a hard, heavy, ring porous hardwood. It has a prominent grain that resembles oak, and a white to light brown colour. Ash can be differentiated from hickory (pecan) which it also resembles, by white dots in the darker summer wood which can be seen with the naked eye. Ash burls have a twisted, interwoven figure.
Uses: Ash is widely used for structural frames and steam bent furniture pieces. It is often less expensive than comparable hardwoods.
HICKORY: There are 15 species of hickory in the eastern United States, eight of which are commercially important.
Properties: Hickory is one of the heaviest and hardest woods available. Pecan is a species of hickory sometimes used in furniture. It has a close grain without much figure.
Uses: Wood from the hickory is used for structural parts, especially where strength and thinness are required. Decorative hickory veneers are also commonly used.
There are things that can impact the cost for hardwood floors. Simple and natural methods to keep your wooden floors tidy help this a lot. Wooden floors gives you a cozy appearance and additionally improve your room!
Floors are long-lasting for and they keep a lot of memories ,which also mean marks, scratches, grit or else. You want to chose the methods that will help you in best possible way for your wooden floors and this is sanding!
Floor sanding is process that grow the vital appearance of your wooden floors.It is restorations best step, because no matter what you change at home only floors can totally renovate the view! Make a new floor and new memories on it today!