Knowing the Type of Wooden Floor

The wooden floor has a high aesthetic value and better comfort compared to the floor of the stone type. Basically according to the type of material for wooden floor there are 2 types of wood flooring that is Solid hardwood (solid wood) and Engineered hardwood (artificial wood).

The shape of the wooden floor can be a wooden strip: with tongue groove, plank: consists of 3 strips at once or parquet: the arrangement of wood floors that form a specific motif. In gulvkanonen.dk you can find various wood floor.

Solid Hardwood Flooring

Form of solid wood that is formed like a ‘plank’ with a thickness of about 18mm. The standard model has a groove and tongue on the side. Some factories sometimes produce with thickness up to 10mm.

The advantage of this type of material is the possibility to be re-sanded after use for some time. This type of wooden floor is average without finishing or just finishing the base because the final finishing process will be done when the wooden floor has been installed.

Basic wooden floor finish is usually on the upper side of the tongue & grooves are made ‘bevel’ small.

The main problem on the type of flooring of Solid Hardwood Flooring is the possibility of shrinkage, this is because it is made of 100% solid wood. For this reason the installation will always be left a few millimeters at the meeting of the wooden floor with a wall that will be closed with ‘plinth floor’.

Installation of thin solid wood flooring is easy to do with staples or glue, while wooden floors with a thickness of 18 mm should use a special tool (nails).

Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Construction of this type of wood floor is almost the same as the construction of plywood (artificial board). It consists of several layers of wood arranged transversely between each layer. This type of wood floor can be installed directly on the floor, but leveling the floor should be better. Can also be applied on the concrete floor. Visit gulvkanonen.dk for best service of wooden floor.

The thickness of the material is usually 15mm and has been finished to the final layer. Excellence Engineered hardwood Flooring from solid wood flooring is easy in installation and can be installed almost in the entire room of your home. Type of finishing for this type of floor is usually UV type, type of finishing materials are dried with ultraviolet light so that the hardness of the floor surface is better than the type of ordinary wood floor.

In addition, because it has been finished first, then the installation will be cleaner and faster. This type of wood for ‘top layer’ engineered wood flooring can be of various hardwoods by means of different coatings. Such means are for example thin veneers, thin wooden sheets split with knives or sheets produced from saws.

Installation of this type of wood flooring system using ‘floating’ or gluing with glue, depending on the type of floor to be installed wooden floor. The floating system allows for installed on concrete floors, which on average do not have too much height difference or are also applied on ceramic floor. Get in touch on gulvkanonen.dk if you’re looking for best installation of wood flooring.