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Wooden Flooring

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What is wooden flooring, types of wooden flooring, price of wooden flooring, advantages and disadvantages of wooden flooring

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Wooden Flooring

  1. 1. WOODEN FLOORING A Presentation By - Bapi Biswas
  2. 2. WOODEN FLOORING “Floored” By Wood! Wooden flooring is any kind of product that is made of wood (timber) to use for flooring, either structural and aesthetic. Wood has become a very common choice to manufacture flooring material which comes in a variety of styles, cuts, colors, sizes and species. Bamboo flooring is often considered as the wooden flooring although it is made of grass rather than timber.
  3. 3. TYPES  Laminated wooden flooring  Engineered wooden flooring  Solid wooden flooring
  4. 4. LAMINATE WODDEN FLOORING Laminated wooden flooring is a kind of wooden flooring manufactured by fusing multi-layer synthetic flooring products together with a lamination process. Laminate flooring transcribes wood, stone or tile with a photographic applique layer under a clear protective layer. The inner layer basically composed of melamine resin and fiber board materials. Laminated flooring has become very popular mainly because it is strong, durable, it can resist burns, scratches and chipping and it is easy to install and maintain than the other traditional flooring materials.
  5. 5. ENGINEERED WODDEN FLOORING Engineered wood flooring is a kind of flooring material made of two or more layers of wood in the form of a plank. The top layer is the wood that is visible and the flooring is installed and is adhered to the core. It has become a very common type of wooden flooring around the globe. Each floor board consist of three or four layers of wood, fixed together with adhesive or other methods of fixation at the right angle to create a plank around 40mm thick. It is more attractive than laminated floor and cheaper than solid planks. It is also more stable.
  6. 6. SOLID WODDEN FLOORING Solid wooden flooring is a kind of wooden flooring made of planks milled from a single piece of timber typically 18mm to 20mm thick and air dried before sawing. It can be cut according to the desired look size in three ways: flat-sawn, quarter-swan, and rift- swan. Solid woods are mostly manufactured with a tongue-and-groove for installation. Solid engineered flooring has gained popularity across the world. Solid wood floors have a thicker wear surface and it can be sanded and finished more times than an engineered wood floor or laminated wood floor.
  7. 7. BRANCHES There are three types of wooden flooring and each kind of flooring has several branches. These are listed below:  Laminated wooden flooring • Smooth • Embossed/Textured • Distressed/Hand scraped • Embossed in Registration  Engineered wooden flooring • Strip flooring • Plank flooring • Parquet flooring  Solid wooden flooring • Strip flooring • Plank flooring • Parquet flooring
  8. 8. PRICE Laminated Wooden Flooring Engineered Wooden Flooring Solid Wooden Flooring Prices start at 250 rupees per sq m, but the cheapest kinds are smooth and appear relatively unrealistic. Prices ranges from about 1600 rupees per sq m, to more than 14200 rupees per sq m for expensive woods. Price starts at 120 rupees per square feet depends on the kind of woods.
  9. 9. INSTALLATION PROCEDURE  Tongue and groove  Click or wood lock systems  Floor connection systems  Glue down method  Floating installation
  10. 10. TONGUE AND GROOVE One side and one end of the plank have a groove the other side and end have a tongue. The tongue and groove fit roughly together thus joining or aligning the planks and are not visible. Tongue and groove flooring can be installed by glue down, floating or nail down.
  11. 11. CLICK OR WOOD LOCK SYSTEMS There are a number of patented click system that now exist this click systems are either unilin or fiboloc. A click floor is similar to tongue and groove but instead or fitting directly into the groove, the board must be angled or tapped into the curved or barbed tongue fit into the modified groove. No adhesive is used when install a click floor, making board replacement easier. This system not only exist for engineered wood floors.
  12. 12. FLOOR CONNECTION SYSTEMS There are a wide range of connection systems as most of them are mill-specific manufacturing techniques. The general principal is to how grooves all for sides of the plank with a separate, unconnected, piece that is inserted into the grooves of two planks to join them. The piece used for the connection can be made from wood rubber or plastic.
  13. 13. GLUE DOWN SYSTEMS Wooden flooring can be installed utilizing the glue down method. This is an especially popular method for solid parquet flooring installation on concentrate sub floors. Additionally, engineered wood flooring may use the glue down method as well. A layer of mastic is placed ion to the subfloor using a trowel similar to those used in laying ceramic tile. The wood pieces are laid on top of them. Glue and hammered into place using a rubber mallet.
  14. 14. FLOATING INSTALLATION A floating installation is where the flooring is laid down in glue less manner on top of a layer of underlay. The individual planks are locked together using a wood lock system, and they are not glued nailed down to the sub floor. By doing this floor is floating above the underlay, and can be laid on top of existing tile or marble, without the risk of damaging the subfloor.
  15. 15. ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES Advantages Good quality wooden floors lasts for decades. Wood floors are easier to clean than carpets. Wood flooring is more hygienic and eco friendly . Wooden floors doesn’t create and spread odours. Easy to install. It is very attractive. Wooden flooring cranks up the value of your house several notches if you ever plan to sell it. Wooden flooring is very easy to maintain. Wooden flooring is extremely versatile and you can do anything you want with it. Wooden flooring is cheaper than carpet. Disadvantages Wooden flooring needs frequent cleaning. Wooden floors become pretty cold during cold season. Wooden floors are not friendly to pets and children. Wooden floor is easily swollen by moisture and damage can be prepared. If the surface is damaged it is hard to fix. Some kinds of wooden floors are sold in damp conditions and shrinks in dry once.
  16. 16. WOODEN Vs. VINYL FLOORING Wooden Flooring Wooden flooring less expensive Installation of wooden flooring is harder than Vinyl flooring Wooden flooring has more of a sturdy grip which makes it suitable for high traffic area as its top layer is scratch resistance Wooden flooring is not friendly to the pets and children Wooden floorings comes in lesser designs than the Vinyl floorings Vinyl Flooring  Vinyl flooring is costlier than the Wooden flooring  Installation procedure is much easier than the Wooden flooring  Vinyl flooring has soft feel to it. It is not suitable for high traffic area  Vinyl flooring is the best option for you if you have old members, children or pets at your home because it comes with a slip-resistance covering to keep them safe  Vinyl is highly resilient, that means it can be used to simulate a variety of designs and colours

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