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European Oak Vintage
European Oak Herringbone
American Oak Vintage
Spotted Gum Herringbone
European Oak Chevron
Oak Preto Vintage
Oak Cal Clara Vintage
Oak Naturale Vintage
Spotted Gum Vintage
By laying Raw Engineered Flooring, you have the choice of finishes you can use, from water based and solvent based polyurethane or oils, in a range of different sheen levels. Also with the floor being sanded you will have a seamless flat floor, without beveled edges and lips.
Engineered flooring when finished will give the same appearance as a solid floor and like solid flooring will increase the value of the dwelling.
With all engineered flooring there is two ways the timber veneer can be cut, the sliced/sawn cut method, this gives a smooth sanded type face to the flooring, similar to solid timber flooring. The other method is the peeled method, using lathes, this can leave a rough wilder more open grain, which will be prevalent when the floor is sanded and finished.
Engineered flooring is designed as a stick down system, it can be installed on any clean, dry, level surface, that is free of voids (3mm over 3m) that are free of curing compounds, loose materials, oil, grease and sealers, all plywood, chipboard, fibre cement sheeting and concrete to be installed in accordance with residential footings and slabs code AS2870-1996 and concrete is to be no greater than 5.5% moisture content or 65% relative humidity. If the moisture content exceeds these recommendations, a suitable moisture barrier system must be used like Bostik moisture seal or similar.
Engineered flooring should be acclimatised. It is imperative that the flooring installer takes a moisture reading of the Engineered flooring to ascertain suitability for the given installation site, the flooring should not be any more than 1-5 to 2% different than the normal EMC (Equilibrium Moisture Content) level for that given area.