In Choosing wooden floor for your home interior is attractive options. Several styles and colors can make the home look expensive and elegant. lighter Wood colors will also make your home look more “young” and dynamic.
Actually, the choice of wood flooring is not only divided by color. Wooden floors are divided based on constituent material. You can find other types of wooden floor, such as solid wood flooring, laminate flooring, and engineering wood.
As suggested name, it is made from solid wood species are relatively expensive piece of wood. Unfortunately, although able to provide its own prestige value, solid wood flooring is not very suitable for tropical areas with high humidity levels.
In addition, solid wood flooring also has the possibility to expand and contract. This type of flooring is generally produced with a thickness of 10 mm to 18 mm. After being used for some time, you can sandpaper back.
Solid wood available with and without finishing. However, it can not be installed in the basement and can not be installed right on top of the concrete. So, if you want it, you should contact a professional to install this type of floor.
Engineering wood using wood that has been treated with a multi-layer technology. This type is commonly referred to as parquet engineer. This type of wood is relatively resistant to shrinkage and bending, and are generally available with a thickness of 15 millimeters.
Engineered wood flooring you can use in the basement and attached directly to the concrete. Unfortunately, most of this type of flooring can not be re-finishing. Others may once or twice in re-finishing.
Laminated flooring is often also known as imitation wood. It is made from wood pulp pressed together with glue and paper decor with patterned laminated wood. Same with solid wood, this type of floor covering is also not suitable in environments with high humidity.
For laminate flooring, flooring is much cheaper than other types of wood flooring. You can put it in the basement or upstairs. However, unlike other types of wood, the type of wood will sound hollow and did not seem genuine.