How to choose the right timber flooring for your home

hallway-flooringYou have decided to go for timber flooring – great! You will be adding class and beauty to your home. The elegant feel of timber flooring will add an extra appeal and make your house a home.

Timber flooring can offer a lot of different things to your home. It can make a modern home look classier, make a retro inspired home cozier and is the perfect flooring for a classic or heritage residence. Whatever style your home is timber will go that extra mile for you and cater perfectly for your needs. Timber flooring is always a good choice!

What kind of timber flooring to choose?

Timber flooring comes in a variety of different styles and colours to suit your home perfectly. With many options available, it’s not a surprise that you might be overwhelmed with the choices you see. When choosing, remember that choosing the best timber flooring can make a big difference in your home. So, how are you going to find the best timber flooring for your home?

Here are tips for you:

Styles of timber flooring

There are two most common timber flooring styles:

  • Solid strip flooring
  • Parquetry flooring

In order to choose the right style perfect for your home, consider a few things such as the room usage, the amount of traffic and the size of the room.


There are different colours for your timber flooring. To choose the right colour, always consider the furniture that will go in the room, the use of the room and your overall home’s décor.


The look of your timber flooring is mainly defined by the grade of timbers used in your flooring.

Timber flooring is a lifelong investment. No matter what type of timber you are after, contact West Coast Timbers, we mill the timber to your exact requirements. Come and pick the log that your new flooring will come from.

Make an appointment to come to the mill and select your new timber flooring. Timber will give your home character and a story for many generations to come. Call today for a free quote.