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All About Timber Flooring

There are many types of flooring to choose from, like carpeted flooring, marble flooring, to name a few. Timber flooring is one the choices and this type of flooring have many styles and kinds to choose from:

Styles and species

There are different kinds of wood species that the timber flooring is made from. Depending on the room color and the style of a house, you can choose from the varieties that are available. The oak timber species are the great choice in houses with modern or contemporary designs. The timber flooring in Melbourne is known for its fine grains which provide a warm environment.

The Australian timber species possess a uniquely Australian look. There are many levels of thickness and hardness to choose from as well as many colors to select from that will complement the look of a certain room. Some of the examples of Australian timbers are Spotted Gum, Jarrah, Blakbutt, to name a few. Each of this specie has its own distinct color and thickness.

Then there is also the bamboo timber flooring. The main difference is that the bamboo flooring is manufactured from grass and not from wood. The advantage of this type of timber flooring is that it can be installed even in high moisture areas like the bathroom. The bamboos are highly adaptable and possess a very tough and durable character. There also different patterns and shade to choose from that will complement the look of a particular room.







Solid timber flooring vs engineered flooring

Apart from the styles and species, there are basically two types of flooring to choose from. The solid flooring is manufactured from solid lumber and looks best in the formal dining area and the living room. Since it is made from a natural material, the flooring can react to changes in temperature and it has a tendency to shrink or expand. Thus, it is not good in high moisture areas.

On the other hand, the engineered timber flooring is more affordable than the solid timber. This is because the engineered timber type of flooring is made-up of different layers. There are layers of plywood and then the upper most layer is made from real hardwood. The different layers provide longevity and toughness even in high foot traffic areas.

Timber flooring is very easy to maintain and possesses a hypo allergenic quality. Thus it is great for those who suffer from allergies. In addition, it gives a warm and comfortable feeling to any home.