Wood Flooring – Trends in Flooring

Solid wood flooring

Flooring is a technique which provides clean, smooth and attractive floors. Covering of the floor is also called flooring. The floor will become hard and durable after flooring. The major components of floors are floor base and floor covering. The main focus of floor base is to make the floor covering strong and unsinkable. Floor covering is a layer of materials which may be tiles, granite, mosaic, marbles etc. These materials are spread over the floor base. There are different kinds of flooring are available. Most of the homes having cement concrete flooring. Nowadays, cement concrete flooring is not preferred by the people who want to see the home attractive. Modern trends are different. Wood flooring is a huge hit in the field of flooring. Matte-finished wood floors have high demand in the market. Because wood floor enhances the beauty of the room.

There are different types of wood flooring are available.

●      Unfinished Wood Flooring

Unfinished Wood Flooring is a good option for customizable wood flooring. But it requires more time and effort at the time of installation. It has several benefits such as it prevents stain and moisture. It highlights the greater natural look of the floor. There is wide range colors and styles are available.

●      Laminate flooring

Laminate flooring is done by using fibreboard plank, which is covered by the photographic image of wood or tile. This type of flooring can be laid to living rooms, study room and play area. Some product ensures waterproof which is suitable for wet areas like bathrooms and kitchen. It is cheap and easy to install.

●      Solid wood flooring

Solid wood flooring is done by using planks which is a piece of planks which have 18 to 20 mm thick. This type of flooring is harder than others because of the species of wood. This kind of flooring provides the aesthetic look of the home. It is difficult to install and should maintain with greater care. It will shrink during the dry season and its cost is high.

●      Engineered wood floors

In the case of engineered wood floors, floorboard having three or four layers of wood, which is combined together to create 14 mm thick plank. Stability of engineered wood floors is more. It prevents temperature and humidity. This kind of flooring is more beautiful than laminate flooring.Its price may change according to the style and brand.

●      Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo is a tropical grass. Bamboo Flooring is manufactured from the bamboo plant. China is considered as the origin of bamboo flooring. Bamboo flooring is water resistant and prevents stains. It is easy to maintain with the help of bamboo floor cleansers. Bamboo flooring is strong and durable. But there is chance for scratches

●      Cork floors

Cork is the bark of the cork oak tree. These oak trees are usually found in Spain, Portugal, Algeria, and Italy. This type of floors is the eco-friendly and sustainable resource. It provides natural beauty and softness. But it is expensive than others. It acts as a good insulator and easy to maintain. The major drawback is sunlight can fade the cork floor.