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FIRED ASH. Engineered Ash Wood Flooring.

Deep fired engineered ash, brushed and oiled - Tomson Floors.

Edinburgh, Glasgow, London
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DARK WALNUT. Oak natural, sanded, stained.
Engineered oak 200 mm wide plank wood floors, supplied and installed.

Tomson Floors - full hardwood flooring supply and installation services in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London.

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Types Wood Flooring Finishes for your interior space

Whether you’re looking for Smoked wooden floors, hand scraped wood flooring wire brushed hardwood flooring, thermally treated wood floors, fired wood flooring, discover the wide variety of flooring finishes to customize your interior space.
Today, many processes provide for a variety of decorative effects for your wooden flooring. Some of these processes are Smoking, Hand scraping, Wire brushing, and Thermo or Fired wood flooring. Some can be stained, aged, hammered, saw-cut, and sanded, etc.
These processes considerably change the original look or the appearance of wood, giving it a custom look. In most cases, these flooring products are ready to install as soon as delivered. Find below the listing of some of these wood finishes:
1. Smoked wood flooring is comparatively new on the wood flooring finishes block, but it is already making its wave and gaining much popularity. Smoked wooden floors are made by leaving woods that are untreated in an atmosphere that filled with ammonia. It is an authentic way to keep within bounds the color of natural wood, smoking, or fuming has the final effect of darkening the wood by bringing the tannins to the upper surface.
2. Hand scraped wood flooring
Hand scraped wood floors give the room a cozy atmosphere and warm look, with some patterns variation in each plank. Hand-scraped refers to the texture of the floor surface. The original plank for this flooring style is scraped to produce a refined or rustic texture on the surface. The hand scraped wood offers a practical and beautiful flooring option for your room space. Hand scraped wood flooring options are popular these days and have been endorsed by many homeowners because of their distressed look and vibrant color which produce incredibly beautiful floors.
3. Wire-Brushed Hardwood Flooring
Wire brushed hardwood flooring offers a subtle texture to your floor while still maintaining its smooth appearance. The soft grain is pulled from the growth ring while leaving the heart wood exposed to the surface and Then Craftsmen hand sand each board to a level of elegance and smoothness. Wire brushing helps create a durable floor that can withstand any mishap from daily occurrences. Wire brushed hardwoods are offered in some varieties in solid and in engineered hardwood.
4. Thermo or Fired wood flooring.
Thermally treated wood floors have gone through a non-toxic and natural process that essentially cooks the wood, thereby changing the entire makeup of the wood. The Wood is heated to 400+ degree heat in an environment that is free of oxygen.
In Thermo or Fired wood flooring, the wood is heated to remove the organic compounds in the wood cells, so that it will no longer absorb water, contract or expand, and can no longer provide sustenance for fungi and insects. The process naturally produces durable wood that is everlastingly resistant to insects, water, and decay.
Because the wood is not absorbing chemicals to be treated, but rather removing moisture, the wood is lightweight.
Many products offered in this category are rated for 20 or 25 years of exterior use.
The gradual heating process leave gives the wood a rich and dark brown appearance which gives it an unexpected tropical look. The product is light in weight, durable and can last up to 20 or 30 years of exterior use.

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HONEY OAK. European oak engineered wood flooring.
Light and warm honey colour shade engineered hardwood flooring from Tomson Floors.

Hardwood floor delivery and installation across the mainland UK.

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Recent chevron parquet flooring installation. Hallway, 2 bedrooms and living room.
Product: Grey White engineered chevron parquet flooring.
Luxury apartments in London.

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TANGA. Engineered herringbone parquet flooring, deep smoked oak finished with high quality natural hard-wax oil.

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There are a huge number of options in the market these days. Out of these options, hardwood flooring is one of the most wanted flooring options. If you have decided to select between the solid and engineered wood flooring, then you are steps away from installing the best kind of material for your wooden flooring system. The solid and engineered wood flooring has been in the market for quite a long period and has been busy competing for the attention of homeowners. Understanding the PROS and CONS of both will assist you in making the right decision for your flooring system.
To start with, solid hardwood is mostly ¾ of an inch thick and is being milled from a single piece of wood. This thickness means that the hardwood can be sanded down and refinished over and over again throughout its life.
Since solid hardwood is typically made from a single type of wood, there are tendencies that the changes in humidity can cause expansion or contraction of the wood. This can likewise result in warping. Hence, in order to avoid this issue, make sure you install solid hardwood furniture in rooms that are no likely to be exposed to humidity such as kitchens, bathrooms, and basements.
On the other hand, engineered hardwood is usually made of five layers of woods which are bonded together using pressure and heat. This type of wood flooring tends to be less expensive since the only the outermost layer is expected to have the desired type of wood. Other layers of the engineered hardwood will consist of engineered pieces. The more the layers present in an engineered hardwood, the more times it can be refinished.

Which to Pick?

Since you are now aware of the pros and cons of solid and engineered hardwood flooring, it is time to make your decision. The first thing to consider is your location. You should note that any surface located at a level below the ground has a greater risk of being exposed to moisture. Therefore, solid hardwood flooring is not recommended.
Rooms that are situated below the ground level such as basements or sunken living rooms are good with engineered hardwood flooring.
Also, take a critical look of your room and consider if the function of that room will make it prone to moisture like the kitchen and bathroom. If so, engineered hardwood flooring is recommended.
Thirdly, you need to consider the subfloor you are going to install. If your subfloor is plywood, then your option would be between engineered or solid wood flooring. This means that you can go for any one you prefer. However, if your subfloor is concrete, your choice should be engineered wood floor.
Now that you are aware of the factors involved in making a decision between the solid and engineered hardwood flooring, the next is to understand the benefits associated with wood and how it defeats other types.
Firstly, quality wooden floors are durable and can last for a very long time. Compared with those who choose to use carpets or rugs to cover concrete floors, they may need to change these coverings every five years or less. This may not be economical enough to handle.
Floors made of wood are easier to clean than rugs or carpets. Applying a light vacuum or brush on a wooden floor is enough to make them look great again.
Both the solid and engineered wood flooring is hygienic. When compared with carpets, wooden floors are less likely to become home to parasites. In case you have allergies to these organisms, the wooden floor is highly recommended. Since wood is hygienic, unpleasant odors are eliminated. The Wooden floor is also advisable for those who will install under floor heating in the future.
Conclusively, sanding and sealing can make a wooden floor look new once more even after years of wearing, scratching, and tearing.

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Silver Grey. Chevron Parquet Engineered Wood Flooring.
Another remarkable property. Installation started.
Subfloor levelled with 22mm birch baltic plywood. Project size 90sq.m.

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Spring Honey.

Engineered oak wood flooring, warm honey finish, supplied and installed in open plan kitchen and sitting room. Looks good for reasonable price.

Unique Bespoke Wood - UBW

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Unique Bespoke Wood hand finished and wire brushed engineered herringbone parquet flooring blocks. Residential project in Edinburgh.
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