CHOOSING HARDWOOD FLOORING OVER CARPETS

Morning-Star-Anji-Handscraped-Wendy-TX-before-and-after-2Hardwood flooring is among the more favoured floor covers following carpet and it’s really easy to see why so many men and women are now choosing to have hardwood flooring in their property.

Hardwood flooring is made of solid pieces of wood so it is very durable and lasts much more than a laminate floor would for example. Hardwood flooring not only looks fantastic, but it also ages well with time and also it creates its own attributes that vary from house to house.

Hardwood flooring responds to sunlight which may hit it and it may change colour over time that’s one of the cool things about having hardwood floors. You will of course have to look at this when you’re having hardwood floors installed in your home. Choosing the color carefully with the help of a hardwood flooring specialist is advisable so that you make the right choice. They’ve a variety of different types of wood for you to choose from and you will have the ability to observe samples in your house before settling on the particular kind of wood to suit you.

You will be thrilled with your hardwood flooring once it has been completed.

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Vintage interior and wood flooring

All of us love to look at the interior magazines and try a pretty things in our home interior, here today we are going to speak a little bit about vintage home design. And as you know ‘vintage’ as word meaning is a high quality and lasting value, or showing the best and the most typical characteristics of particular type of things like vintage clothing, vintage decoration, vintage book, so when we are talking about vintage here let’s really focus on this long lasting material called WOOD ! The wide use of this amazing material and it’s wonderful characteristics have made them the most used material in the world of  floors! We are loving our job and we like to make new project and improve our work and techniques as well as we are improving yout homes and offices with  hardwood flooring. Our company is one of the best experts in wood floor renovations because we know so much about this material. Wood is so popular because of it’s great skills and benefits it brings in your home like light reflection improvement, less dust collecting, better foot traffic handling, shiny and sparkling appearance, more welcoming atmosphere and of course long lasting ! And it is also comfortable and suitable for every type of interior.

In vintage homes is necessary to have a wood flooring because nothing is as classic as wood! Contact with our company any time you need to do floor restoration !trianon-pattern-mosaic-wooden-floor-american-walnut

TOP 10 HARDEST WOODS

TOP 10 HARDEST WOODS

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1. Quebracho – From the Spanish “quebrar hacha,” which literally means
“axe breaker.” Aptly named, wood in the Schinopsis genus is among the
heaviest and hardest in the world.
2. Lignum Vitae -Widely accepted as the hardest wood in the world–this
wood has been listed as an endangered species and is listed in CITES.
Consider Verawood as a very close substitute.
3. Gidgee – This Australian endemic is both very heavy and very strong.
Some pieces are dark enough to be used as an ebony substitute: one that’s
even harder than the original article.
4. Snakewood – It’s easy to see what makes Snakewood so unique–its patterns
and markings resemble the skin of a snake. Limited supply and high demand
make this one of the most expensive woods on eart.
5. Verawood – Sometimes called Argentine Lignum Vitae, this wood is a gem:
inexpensive, great olive-green color, beautiful feathery grain pattern, and
it takes a great natural polish on the lathe.
6. Camelthorn – Formerly classified as a member of the Acacia genus, this
south African hardwood is a tough customer. The wood is stubbornly hard,
and the tree is protected by giant sharp thorns.
7. African Blackwood – In some parts of the world, this wood has achieved
an almost legendary status. Historical evidence points to this wood
(rather than Diospyros spp.) being the original “ebony.”
8. Black Ironwood – Pieces are very seldom seen for sale, as this tree is
too small to produce commercially viable lumber. Like the unrelated
Desert Ironwood, Black Ironwood is an excellent choice for small
turning projects.
9. Katalox / Wamara – Some pieces can be just about a dark as true ebony,
while others are a more reddish brown with black streaks. So much depth
in the Swartzia genus, there’s something for everyone!
10. Cebil- Also known as Curupay or by the exaggerated name Patagonian
Rosewood, Cebil is not a true rosewood. It has a highly variable streaked
appearance not too unlike Goncalo Alves.

SOFTWOODS top 3

SOFTWOODS top 3 :

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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.

Interior Ideas

Almost every interior renovation ideas are good in the beginning, soon after it feels like nothing is changed and we are looking at the things which we have missed in first time.If you feel totally ready for complete change in your home, we are going to provide you with the modern techniques and machines of sanding.Nothing is able to transform your interior vision better – only wooden floors can do that !

Wooden floors in your home are always getting treated with wear and tear which includes scratches and stains. Even though stains are borne for a certain period  if there are dents and scratches you may have to get your flooring sanded.

Contact us now and get more information!

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