Why choose a wood floor?

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We’re often asked, why choose a real wood floor? – There are several reasons, they look amazing, they’ll never go out of fashion, and if looked after, a good quality wooden floor will last a lifetime!

Why choose a wood floor?

Style

Wood floors are often used by interior designers to create a timeless look

A good quality wood floor will not go out of fashion

This look is chic and uncluttered

Wood floors give the illusion of space; in fact most rooms that have wooden floors look bigger

Variety

Now days you can get wood floors either engineered or solid wood in lots of different wood varieties

Floor finishes can be to suit all tastes and practical for the area they are in even if it is a kitchen or bathroom

With the variety of  wood stains and finishes a colour to suit everyone can be created from the bare, pale Nordic look to a dark Jacobean colour and anything in between

Better for you and your home

Wood floors are hygienic nowhere for dust and dirt to harbour

If you have pets nowhere for fleas and parasites to hide

Ideal for allergy sufferers

They are easy to clean

Add Character and warmth to your home

Wood floors finished in either a floor lacquer or oil will add character to you house and make it feel more like a home

Being a natural product a beautiful wood floor can help keep your home warm, they are not cold to the touch making them pleasant to walk on even in the winter

Longevity

A good quality wooden floor should with the correct care last a lifetime

Invest in the best quality you can afford and have it fitted by an expert

Studies show that good wood flooring can add an extra 2.5% value to your home

Most good quality engineered wood floors can be sanded and refinished with a floor lacquer definitely a job for an experienced wood floor expert when they start to look scruffy

The warranty on good quality engineered wood floors should be 25 to 30 years

Refinishing on a wood floor that is finished with a top quality floor lacquer/ floor seal should only be needed about every 7 to 10 years depending on the traffic using the area and products used.

Oiled floors although can look beautiful but do require much more maintenance and need re-oiling every 1 to 2 years