Having the right timber flooring in your home can make a big difference. However, it’s not easy choosing the timber flooring with so many choices. There are various factors to look through to get the right choice. Yes, hardwood flooring is the choice of many homeowners because it is:
- Easy to maintain
- Look classic and elegant
Hardwood flooring is also safe for children and pets, because it doesn’t cause allergies, trap dust mines and are really easy to clean.
Choose the right timber flooring
It’s a very challenging task to get the right hardwood flooring with such a huge range and variance in quality and price. Timber flooring makes beautiful flooring and a gorgeous floor will makes your home look stunning.
Here are some tips in choosing the right timber that’s best for your home.
Consider the timber grade and species. Want to make your floor look natural? Go for a local wood like Jarrah. If you want to appear to be more creative, go for a character grade which has unique grain patterns like Marri.
Choose your colour wisely. When choosing colour, make sure it will create a good contrast to your home’s appearance and should blend well. Solid wood colouring ranges from pale yellow, honey right through to rich deep reds that are almost black.
Know the exact number of the required timber. Before you purchase your timber, make sure you know the design or how your flooring is going to be layed and take your floor to get a quote. This will help make sure you are buying the correct amount of timber needed for your flooring, you must have the exact measurements. Always allow for a little over to allow for mistakes and angles in your room.
Correct size of the board. Wooden planks/boards come in different sizes. The type of home and need will dictate on the size board you need. Larger size boards are not available in all types of timber flooring woods.
Choose the right finish. You have a variety of options to choose from – glossy and sophisticated or satin type finish. Choose a finish that will satisfy you.
Follow these tips and you will get the right timber that will fit your home perfectly well.
Looking for the right timber, buy direct from the mill!
Contact West Coast Timbers for your timber flooring needs. We offer different kinds of timbers – Australian hardwoods such as Jarrah, Blackbutt, Marri and Tuart. We mill our own timber so our prices are affordable, no middle man. Ring us now on 9720 2561, free a free quote.
West Coast Timbers is located in Binningup just north of Bunbury is the fabulous South West of Western Australia. We can also organize your wood to be freighted to you. Call today.