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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.

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.