Brooms For Sweeping Wood Floors - Wood flooring has been quite popular. Wood floorings have a formal, lovely and warm look that is perfect for all sorts of rooms. They are also eco friendly, affordable and the best part is, there's lots of variety available. They're also not too difficult to maintain. Also, wood floorings increase the value of a home and so are consequently an investment. Today, wood flooring will be done in custom and unique designs like borders, medallions, hand-distressing, painting, mixed media, stain and exotic wood.
There are certain things to be thought about while selecting wood flooring: the budget, the type of wood to be used, the style or design, the traffic in the location where the floor will be installed, the colour of the walls and the rest of the furniture, the type of care which could be possibly done and so on. Other questions to be considered are: how long the installation will take if the contractor has a permit and the warranties and guarantees.
There are various kinds, style, species, cuts (plainsawn/ quartersawn/ riftsawn) and levels (clear/select/common/first/second / third) of wood flooring. There are various styles of wood floorings: parquet, which is a string of flooring pieces arranged in a geometric design; board hardwood flooring, which are linear and broader planks of wood; and strip, which is linear flooring that's not as wide.
Wood floorings are also classified on the idea of the sort of installation: floated, pasted and nail . In addition, there are exotic species of wood floorings like cherry, white oak, birch, maple and red oak. Different types of woods are being joined to make custom wood floorings.