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How long can a parquetry floor last?

custom designed parquet floorParquetry floors make your home unique. They are designed to make your home stand out from the rest. With parquetry floors your home has its own individual look you can’t find elsewhere – more so, if you’ve installed a customised parquetry floor. Your parquetry floor can  become your home’s centrepiece.

Lovely parquetry flooring

With its pattern and design, parquetry floors are indeed a great way to add character to your home. With its rich colour and unique look, it doesn’t need much for your home to create a lasting impression on your guests. Now, the question is “how long can a parquetry floor last”?

How long a parquetry floor will last depends on a number of factors:

  • The more people living, including pets in a home, the more exposed your parquetry floor is to daily wear and tear.
  • Is the floor properly installed by professionals? The installation method and quality can directly affect the life of your parquetry floor.
  • The installation process should also include the underlying sub floor. The preparation and acclimation and proper installation method should be properly done to get the most of your parquetry floor.
  • Floor care. With regular maintenance and the use of the proper floor cleaning solution, your parquetry floor can last longer!

parquet floorIf these factors are secured, you can expect your parquetry floor to last longer. In a regular home with 4 or 5 family members, parquetry floors can last a hundred years or more – of course; this applies only with proper care and maintenance.

Parquetry flooring can also be repaired. The damaged area can be removed and replaced without affecting the whole floor. Repairs should only be carried out by qualified tradesman, so your floors integrity is preserved.

How long can a parquetry floor last?

A parquetry floor can outlive you! However, take some time to address even minor problems with your parquetry floor and you get to enjoy your floor for many years to come. For your parquetry floor needs, contact D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. We offer parquetry flooring installation and other flooring services. Ring us today to discuss your needs with us.

How to make your parquetry floor look modern?

Mosaic parquetry by DIY Parquetry & CorkParquetry floors are beautiful and offer a classic appeal. However, some homeowners tend to shy away from its orangey colour. If you love the unique pattern of a parquetry floor but don’t like its colour, you can do something about it. Is there something that you can add or do to make your parquetry floor more modern looking?

Yes, there is. There are some beautiful old parquetry floors that are stunning especially if it is made from a thick hardwood. It can be your home’s focal point. If your parquetry floor is made from a durable, high quality Australian hardwood, relax – you can always create something new out from your floor.

Guess what you can have your parquetry floor made from almost any Parquetry by D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. hardwood you like from the beautiful rich red hues of Jarrah to the fantastic grains of Marri to the paler colours of spotted gum and everything in between.

Parquetry floor for a modern home

What if you already have a parquetry floor?

 

If you’re drawn to a modern looking home, you don’t need to replace your parquetry floor. It’s a time consuming job, not to mention very costly. Bamboo parquetry by DIY Parquetry & CorkFor a more modern looking home, try refinishing your parquetry floor. For high quality parquetry floor, you can have it sand many times. You can resand its orange finish and stain your parquetry floor with different shade – a good colour is ebony. It’s a neutral colour and can make your space looks spacious.

Ebony stain is a good option as it can eliminate the bright orangey colour of your old parquetry floor. It can also make your floor pattern less prominent – just perfect especially if you want your furnishings to stand out. This colour also allows your rugs to pop.

How to make your parquetry floor look modern?

Your parquetry floor can fit to any style that you want for your home – modern, old worldly style or you can go traditional. There are many colours that you can stain it too. When in need of some good flooring advice, contact D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. We offer free advices on your floors and also offer flooring installation and repair services. Ring us today – we can do a free in house inspection.

Can I install my own hardwood floor?

DIY workWhether you have a new home that needs flooring, renovating or changing your old floor, it’s a wise idea to consider hardwood floors. Hardwood floors have a natural charm that attracts a lot of homeowners. They are pleasant to the eye, warm and make you feel like you’re home. Hardwood floors just make your home cosier and homely!

DIY hardwood floor installation

When you consider hardwood floor for your home, have you thought about doing the installation yourself? Can you do the installation? Yes, you can, but you should have the right knowledge, proper training, skills and the right tools. Hardwood flooring installation takes time, precision and know-how to get it right and achieve a result that you want. Even for experienced DIYers, hardwood flooring installation can be a real challenge.

However, if you’ve never installed a hardwood floor before, it’s probably best to leave the job to the professionals.

hardwoodHiring a professional hardwood floor installer

DIY people know the responsibility of getting the job done. A lot depends on your ability and skills to properly install a hardwood floor so that it will look beautiful. You should dedicate a lot of your time and be extra careful to get the best out of your DIY hardwood floor installation. However, if you are unsure, better entrust the job of people that know – hire a professional floor installer. They have the necessary skills and tools. They can also finish the job on time.

Can I install my own hardwood floor?

You can but for excellent results, trust only the experts. For an expert floor installer in Bunbury, contact D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. We can do the installation for you – just let us know what you want. We offer cork, parquetry and bamboo floor installation. Ring us today for a free quote.

How frequently should you refinish your cork floor?

corkRefinishing a floor is important to maintain your floor’s beauty and use it for longer. However, you should be careful when refinishing your floor. Remember, too much refinishing can do irreversible damage to your floor. Instead of bringing out its best appearance, you can make your floor appear dull and old.

Can a cork floor be refinished?

Yes – just like any other hardwood floors. Cork floors are naturally warm, smooth and have that glossy surface. Cork floors are durable when installed properly but due to daily wear and tear, it might begin to show off scratches and lose its shine over time. It is the main reason why you should consider refinishing it. However, when is the perfect time to have your cork floor refinished? You want to make the best out of the refinishing process, so you want to ensure you do it the right.

When is the right time to refinish?

There is no specific time as being the perfect time to have your cork floor refinished. It all depends on certain factors. One of the most important factors is to take note of the level of traffic in the area. The higher the traffic, the more frequent you should have your floor refinished. The recommended number for homes can range so for exact advice on your flooring, ask D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring

How frequent should you refinish your cork floor?

If you are uncertain as to whether your floor needs a refinish, contact D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. We will do an in-house inspection for free and advise you accordingly. We offer both refinishing and installation services – should your cork floor need replacement. Ring us today and let’s discuss your needs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

What do you need to consider when choosing a timber flooring company

hardwood flooringChoosing the right timber flooring company is very important and the quality of your flooring depends on the company where you bought them from. Here are 5 things to consider when looking for the right company.

  1. Australian made
  2. Great product knowledge
  3. Huge range
  4. Repairs and warranties
  5. Professional experience

Australian made

Think quality. Choose a local timber flooring company to ensure heavy duty and long lasting flooring that will save you money all year round. D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring offers products that are Australian made to ensure you the best quality to match with our weather conditions.

Great product knowledge

D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring is your reputable company with useful and reliable knowledge about flooring solutions, to create a cosy and comfy feel in your home.

Huge range

Want to match flooring with décor? No worries. We have a variety of options you can choose from to fit your taste. Made from expensive and artistic materials we provide you the best flooring experience good for your family and pets. All our floorings are hygienic and can match whatever interior design you have at home.

Repairs and warrantiesrepairs

Does your flooring need repair? No need to travel overseas to revive your flooring as D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring is an Australian company you can easily turn to when you need your flooring fixed as soon as possible.

We offer warranties giving you assurance of the quality of our flooring. Having your flooring done locally will also support our economic stability.

Professional experience

Need the best flooring solutions? We can offer you expert services with all our professional experience. We are your best flooring partner as we have the skills and knowledge to provide the best results.

What do you need to consider when choosing timber flooring company?

Consider these five things to get a reputable company.

For enquiries contact D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring on 0409 081 679 to discuss your flooring needs. Ring us today for a free quote.

How to bring out the best in your parquetry floor?

Custom ParquetryWhat are your thoughts on parquetry floors?

Is your only memory of this type of floor as a highly polished and in the Headmaster’s office? It’s high time to change your way of thinking. With so many polishes available today,parquetry floors can work anywhere – from your kitchen down to your bedroom!

Parquetry fits anywhere in your home

Parquetry floors have an array of stunning patterns and unique designs to choose from, which separates them from other floors. When you’re considering a parquetry floor for your home, there area few ways you can bring out its best appearance and maximise its uses.

How? Read on:

Consider a glossy painted finish

Parquetry flooring in its natural state is already beautiful and by adding a glossy finish can make it look even more stunning. It can add a warmer feel to your home. You can choose a finish that matches your wall so your parquetry floor matches perfectly.

Make it the main event

Let your parquetry floor take the centre stage. Stick with a neutral colour for the walls and let your décor be in a paler tone. It will make your parquetry floor stand out and become your homes main attraction.

Supersize your parquetry floor

Got larger furniture and décor, or a larger space? An oversized parquetry floor may look different on a regular scale, but in the right setting, it can create a subtle and relaxing effect.

Use a parquetry insert

Mosaic parquetry

Mosaic parquetry

Did you know parquetry can be used as an insert or centre piece in a hardwood floor. You can make a statement in your entrance hall or a centre piece in a formal lounge. The options are endless.

How to bring out the best in your parquetry floor?

Parquetry flooring is perfect for your home – especially when you select the right design and have install it properly. For your parquetry needs, contact D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. We can come to your home and give you a free measure and quote. Ring us today and let’s discuss your needs.