wood floor installation

Why care for your hardwood floor during summer time?

wood floorWood flooring is a natural product so it response to different weather and environments like humidity variations. That is why, it is important that you take good care of your wood. Remember, wood floors can contract and expand even though they have been dried, cut and processed into flooring. These changes are noticeable and not good for your floor.

With summer just around the corner now is the time to give your flooring a little TLC.

Summer time

Did you think that hardwood floor will not react to heat? Well, you can think again. It might be spring and before you know it, summer can be here anytime. During warm and humid season, indoor humidity can rise up to 90%, your hardwood floor will absorb the moisture from the air causing it to expand. Then in winter your floor will shrink and this can cause cupping.

Cupping can occur when the edges of your floor boards is higher compared to its middle portion. This can also happen when spilled water is absorbed by the floor.

Cupping will make your floor uneven and generally can be reverse but is not good for your flooring.

To avoid cupping from happening, here are summer tips on how to care for your wood flood this hot summer months!

  • Put rugs in water prone areas such as your kitchen. This can prevent your floor from absorbing water which can create unnecessary cupping.
  • Never allow indoor humidity to rise excessively. You can turn on your air conditioner during summer months. This will give you a comfortable feel in your home and can also make your hardwood relax.
  • Clean up! To get the best of your hardwood floor, don’t forget to clean! It will make your hardwood appear flawless and look like new again!
  • Check your floor surface, does it need to be resealed or oiled?

Do these and enjoy your hardwood during summer and all year round!

Why care for your hardwood floor during summer time?

Need to install hardwood floors? Or need some repair? Contact D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring for your needs. We offer flooring installation services of any types including parquetry, cork and bamboo floors. Ring us for your free quotes today.

The value of flooring warranties

wooden_flooringWhen you are shopping for the right floor for your home, what do you look for? Colour? Style?Design? Well, all these are important as it comprised the quality of getting the perfect floor for your home. However, are you forgetting one thing? What about the floor’s value?

Floor value

When you say floor value, you are not just talking about the amount of money you will spend on neither the floor nor the cost of the installation but about value in the form of a warranty. Yes, a flooring warranty is very important thing to consider when choosing flooring for your home.

If you want a beautiful floor that holds up high traffic and looks good for years, then you need to choose a floor that offers years of warranties – or possible, a lifetime warranty. Remember, a beautiful and durable floor is a great investment plus it can be a future selling point of your home.

Trusted flooring warranty

Beautiful flooring needs some sort of protection. When it comes with a warranty, you can be secured and confident that your floors are protected every time, all the time. It’s not just about getting the right value for your money but it’s like protecting the asset you are investing in your home. The value of a flooring warranty means that you will have confidence knowing that, if the unthinkable happens and there is an issue with your floor, you can always ask for some assistance and know there is help available.

When you know you are protected under a warranty, you can have a peace of mind knowing that your beautiful floor can add value to your home in many years to come! In case trouble occurs, your flooring company will come to your rescue right away. Also remember if a company is guaranteeing their work and flooring they are confident it will last that long.

For trusted flooring warranties, great floors and quality installation contact D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. We offer full warranties on any of our flooring products. We provide our customers with warranty that stands behind every product. We believed you deserved the best value for your money. For your concerns, call us now at 0409 081 679 to discuss your needs.