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Engineered Parquet Flooring

Flooring usually comes into the picture last while constructing, but it is certainly the first thing that anyone notices when they step in. Here’s where engineering parquet flooring comes into the picture actually!

Engineered parquet flooring consists of a prefinished layer of solid hardwood constructed over (usually) cross-directionally laid layers of softwood, in plywood style construction, all ly  glued together in such a way as to  elevate the height, functioning, and looks of your home. 

How is engineered parquet flooring actually engineered?

The topmost layer or wear layer is made of high-quality solid hardwood which imparts the look and feel of traditional solid wood flooring. The other layers are usually made of plywood or “high density” fibreboard, adding stability and durability to the flooring, as well as imparting significant structure borne sound isolation to the structure, when used with a competent range of acoustical blankets. 

As “quality” floors of this nature, are generally finished with a seven (7) coat application of german polyacryl finishing technology, the performance life of these floors isg extraordinary in service performance.projects such as star city casino’s fortunes resartant and the kinakunya japanese books store are two extreme examples of this type of performance , in very heavy traffic commercial projects.

Along with the extended durability, these flooring layers and multi-coat finishes, help with increased “stability” due to temperature and humidity changes with the environment. Thus making itself much more kitchen and basement friendly. 

Moreover, because it is manufactured using a smaller amount of expensive solid hardwood than traditional solid wood flooring, it is often more affordable while still maintaining the same luxurious appearance. Similarly, the fact that these products are prefinished, this translates into a much reduced installation time and less inconvenience during periods of renovation of existing dwellings

Advantages of Using Engineered Parquet Flooring

Using engineered parquet flooring offers several advantages.

It is more stable and less prone to warping or buckling than are some, solid wood floors. This is because of the engineering that has gone into the designing of the following. 

It is easier to install and maintain than solid wood flooring. It can be installed over most level, clean and dry subfloors and is less sensitive to changes in temperature and humidity levels. 

It comes in a variety of size options, which are generally larger components than the sizes of traditional parquet.

Simarly, in its finishes, styles, and colours, whatever your interior you may possess, this style flooring has more than enough options to choose from. 

Overall, engineered parquet flooring is a practical and attractive option for those looking for the beauty and health of living on a beautiful  hardwood floor, with many additional benefits.

Engineering of Custom Classic Panel Floor Parquet Flooring

Engineered panel floor parquet flooring has a solid hardwood  top made up of solid lumber like european oak or an extensive range of very hard australian species. For all the layers underneath, the sheet-like topmost layer is custom cut into a variety of geometric shapes and arranged into a pattern before being glued onto a base-layer made of plywood or high-density fibreboard. The layers are then pressed together under high heat and pressure to create a strong, stable panel, in any one of dozens of patterns and designs which can also include, you choice of multiple species that might create that unique pattern.

The production of certain patterns are volume related, however some patterns are more “standard” than others.

Once these panels are manufactured, they are treated with a choice of varios finishing systems and some unique finishing techniques, which can also include, oil or lacquer finishing, bevel edging, fumed (smoked), wire brushing, and/or distressing, all of which are designed to accommodate individual taste to enhance both the beauty and durability, of the selected pattern.

Manufacturing engineered panel floor parquet flooring requires high-quality materials to produce a product that is beautiful, functional and very long-lasting.

Types of parquet flooring

The availability of more flooring options and higher-quality flooring has increased along with the popularity of engineered parquet. Each of these flooring types  serves to provide unique floor function, purpose and design..  

Engineered wood flooring has a natural wood texture with added durability and stability. 

The elegance of the natural hardwood and the usefulness of the structure are combined in engineered hardwood flooring, to cover a multitude of design functions, but particularly when used as an acoustical wood floor system in high rise construction.

Engineered timber flooring is also made from genuine “natural”  wood with all of its versatility and hiegenic qualities, and imparts a warm and inviting look, engineered parquet and / or engineered panel floor parquet has much to offer, for anyone looking for high quality wood flooring..

Herringbone engineered flooring is a stylish and modern take on the traditional herringbone pattern, offering a contemporary twist on a classic design. The traditional herringbone design iso accompanied by the french “chevron” parquet pattern.

Maintenance tips and care instructions for maintaining your engineered parquet flooring

Taking care of your engineered parquet flooring is essential to ensure that it lasts for many years to come. Regular maintenance and proper care can help maintain the beauty and durability of your floors.  To assist in this process, thrust floors international provide every client with a free electrostatic mop, which is used completely “dry”.  This style of mop is just a boon for those with family who may suffer frpm aesthma or allergies.  This mop is especially useful for lint, dust or animal hair.  For sand or grit one still nee a vacuum cleaner or a fine hair broom.  Good external mats are very useful in keeping sand and grit out of your home.

  1. Maintaining the finest possible appearance for your floors requires regular cleaning. To sweep up dirt and dust from the floor’s surface, use a broom with soft bristles or a vacuum cleaner. Abrasive cleaning agents and cleaning equipment that could scratch the flooring’s surface should be avoided, and there is not a steam mop on the market which the national wood flooring association of Australia, will endorse, even though every steam mop manufacturer adversises their use on wood floors.
  2. Using a moist cloth or mop and a mild detergent solution will help with lifting sugary drink type spills or deeper cleaning, but in general most people use wet mops  than is required, and will find the use of the electrostatic mop from thrust floors offers huge advantages. Whenever using a normal string mop, be sure to use only a well wrung out mop (damp) not “free water”.
  3. It’s also important to avoid exposing your engineered parquet flooring to excessive moisture or temperature fluctuations. This can cause swelling, warping, or other damage that may require costly repairs.

By following these simple maintenance tips and care instructions, you can keep your engineered parquet flooring looking beautiful and performing at its best for many years to come.

Types of wood species used in engineered parquet flooring

If you want the elegance of hardwood floors without the exorbitant price, engineered parquet flooring is a fantastic option. There are numerous wood species that can be used to create these floors, and each one has special qualities and aesthetic appeal. 

Oak, maple, cherry, and walnut are a few of the most prevalent wood types utilized in engineered parquet flooring. Oak is a classic choice that offers a timeless look, while maple is known for its durability and resistance to wear and tear. Cherry has a warm, reddish-brown hue and often features distinctive grain patterns, while walnut is prized for its rich, dark colour and natural lustre. 

The final decision on the wood species will be based on taste and the overall design aesthetic of the area where it will be situated.

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