wood flooring

How much does timber flooring cost?

Wooden Floors by D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber and Cork Do you have a newly built house?

Or do you want to change its old flooring?

Are you looking for the right flooring for your home?

Timber flooring might be just what you are looking for!

The beauty of timber flooring

Once upon a timber flooring was your only option but now in modern times, wooden floors are only one of a huge range to choose from. Despite the changing trends, you are still able to get beautiful timber flooring at an affordable price and due to the beauty and long life wooden is popular again.

Timber flooring is,

  • Timeless
  • Beautiful and Stylish
  • Smooth underfoot
  • Warm in winter / cool in summer

Timber flooring can be your home’s most striking feature. Themed to match your décor and interior design, it will make your home cozy,warm and classy. Timber flooring is also non allergenic and only requires a little maintenance for years of service.

What about its cost?

Timber flooring is affordable – given the fact that it is durable and can last for many years. No need to replace it for another 15 years or more. The cost of timber flooring installation depends on some factors such as:

  • Type of timber flooring
  • Size of the timber you choose 

Type of timber flooring

hardwood flooringNot all wood is the same and timber flooring prices vary depending of the type of timber you choose. There are many choices like solid wood, bamboo, parquetry and laminates.

Size of the timber you choose

The size and the dimension of the timber effects the cost of your new flooring. Larger timbers are more expensive than the smaller ones.

Timber flooring installation cost

The cost of timber flooring is determined by other things like the location of your house and the size of the area where your flooring is to be installed and any preparation needed to existing floors.

How much does timber flooring cost?

Do not worry about getting lost with your budget because you can ask to a quote so you know exactly what the cost will be and guess what you might be surprised at how affordable your new flooring will be. Ring today and in no time, you will have new beautiful, stunning timber flooring in your home.

For your all timber flooring installation needs, contact D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring, Bunbury. Give us a call, our quotes are free.

How hard is a timber floor?

jarra flooringContemplating on replacing your floor with a timber floor? Well, you’ve got yourself in for some big surprises! Timber flooring has been the choice of many homeowners because of its durability, hardness and uniqueness.

Timber floors make your home elegant looking, classy and stylish. More so, timber flooring is hard allowing it to last for many long years.

How hard is a timber floors?

Timber floors are attractive and they provide a good walking surface in your home. When polished these floors really come to life and with a proper finish can bring out the inner beauty of the wood.

Yes, but you have heard stories of how not all floors are the same and are timber floors really durable and hard? Timber floors are hard, but the level of hardness depends on the type of wood that is used for the flooring. Timber floors can be made from two types of wood – hardwood or softwood.

As it turns out, hardwoods are not necessarily a harder material and softwoods is a softer material. Confused?

There are woods that are light in weight, have less density and yet are considered to be hardwood such as a balsa wood.

The hardness of a timber floor is not measured through the kind of wood being used, but by the resistance of wood to indentation. For reference, you check out the Janka Hardness Test and see the hardness level of wood that you are thinking about for your new timber flooring.

hardwood flooringMany Australian hardwoods are rated as very hard like:

  • Blackbutt
  • Marri
  • Jarrah

For your floors, choose a wood with a hardness rating of moderately hard.

Good wooden floors, guaranteed!

Timber floors are durable, but not necessarily made from the hardest wood. A timber floor can be made from softwoods and yet can withstand the test of time. With new timber flooring, needs to be hard wearing if you choose correctly and it is laid correctly it may even outlast your home.

Confused? Yes, it is a complicated matter so best to give D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber and Cork Flooring a call on 0409 081 679 so they can guide you through the choosing process. Not all woods are the same. D.I.Y. Parquetry give you free measure, quotes and advice.

Which is better for your home: Bamboo or hardwood flooring?

Bamboo5Wood is one of the most beautiful materials for flooring you can have in your home!

Many people love wood flooring because of it’s:

  • classic beauty
  • warm effect
  • gorgeous look

Wooden floors can turn your home from ordinary to extremely fabulous!

Did you know that, bamboo flooring is a great type of wooden floor, ok not strictly wood as it is a grass but never the less another wonderful type of hardwood floor for you to check out.

Bamboo and wood flooring comparison

Love wood flooring? You should, with its unmatched beauty and properties, wood flooring is the best flooring there is but, have you heard about bamboo flooring? Bamboo flooring is one of the newest flooring options but has caught the attention of many home owners.

At first glance, wood and bamboo flooring look the same. They have a similar look, feel, beauty and shared a lot of characteristics but they are not of the same kind. Wood flooring came from lumber and trees, be it hardwood or softwood but bamboo is a type of grass.

Despite their similarities on appearance and quality, you can compare both by these following criteria:

  • Hardness
  • Appearance difference


The hardness of bamboo flooring depends on its kind and material being used. Bamboo flooring is a durable flooring material you can rely all the time.

On the other hand, wood flooring comes in two types – hardwood and softwood. Both of these are sturdy, durable and can last for many years. Some wood flooring materials can reach up to 2500 to 3500 on the relative hardness rating (which is hard).

Appearance difference

With hardwood, there are different species, each of which havea different and unique look. With hardwood you have a huge range of colours, textures and grain patterns, this gives you the freedom to choose the look you exactly want for your home. Bamboo flooring come with several different species and the main difference is colour, with all having a consistent look. Bamboo flooring comes in a range from a soft golden colour through to darker tones and is very versatile to fit into any type of home.

Which is better for your home: Bamboo or hardwood flooring?

Bamboo or hardwood flooring, which is better, well it comes down to personal choice. Both bamboo and wood flooring are a great – beautiful and elegant to look at. Choose between the two will depend on what you like the look of, either way you will have a lovely floor to enjoy in your home for many years to come.

Your flooring needs a facelift? For your flooring needs, contact D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. We can do flooring installation services for you – any type of flooring whether parquetry, hardwood timber, bamboo or cork. Whatever suits your taste, we’ve got it all covered for you. We have a huge range on display at our showroom, or ring D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring to discuss your flooring needs on 0409 081 679.


Wood floors, are they good for the environment?

Do you need to replace your floors or want some more flooring? Be sure to choose a material that is safe and good for the environment. For your floor replacement project and installation, install wood floors.

Beautiful wood flooring

Isn’t it nice to have wood flooring that is not only beautiful but can also contribute to the overall wellness of our environment? That’s what wood flooring can do!

Beautiful, elegant and unique; wood floors are perfect for your home because they are renewable and better for the environment plus, they are safe to use. An added bonus is wood floors last for years, so you are saving energy and the cost of having to have your floor replaced every 5 or 10 years.

Wood flooring, go for green!

The moment you choose wood flooring, you have not only owned a beautiful, well-crafted wood floor, but you are also making a positive impact on our environment. Helping our environment is something that we can and should do on a daily basis.

Are wood floors good for the environment?

Wood floors good for the environment, they:

  • Lowers the amount of carbon dioxide
  • Non-toxic and safe to use
  • Wood floors, your eco friendly flooring

Lowers the amount of carbon dioxide

No, wood floors doesn’t absorb carbon dioxide, but by using woods, you are literally walking on carbon. You are helping in reducing the amount of carbon dioxide, the first step towards decreasing the damage associated with climate change.

Non-toxic and safe to use

Wood floors are made from trees which means that they are not manufactured using dangerous materials. Woods are also a sustainable resource, making it a good choice for flooring in any style of home from heritage to modern.

Wood floors, your eco friendly flooring

If you need to replace your floors or add extra, choose something that is good for your health, your environment and your planet. All of these can be achieved if you install wood flooring. It is easy and cost effective to choose eco friendly floors when deciding on your flooring needs, whether you are thinking of a replacement, upgrading or extending.

For your flooring needs, contact D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. We have different designs and timber flooring for all your wood floor requirements. Call us now and get your free quote today.


Can wood flooring increase the efficiency in your home this winter?

Are you tired of paying expensive energy bills?

Are you desperate to look for ways on how you can possibly make yourself comfortable during a chilly winter morning?

If yes, it’s high time you consider installing wood flooring.

Why choose wood flooring?

During winter, the cold can make you uncomfortable even when you are inside your home. Using heating all the time can be expensive. Give yourself a break from the cold, install wood flooring or if you are looking for something really special you could consider a parquetry floor.With some other flooring options, you won’t get as much energy efficiency like you do from wood floors and parquetry flooring.

Does wood flooring really increase energy efficiency?

Energy efficiency is very important to keep you comfortable during winter and not cost you a fortune in heating. Thanks to the high cost of electricity and gas bills, most of us are now looking for ways on how to minimize energy costs.

Wood flooring gives us the chance to make the winter months more bearable. The question is, how?

Wood flooring, including parquetry flooring, has great insulation value. They will hold some heat and stay at a fairly even temperature, which makes them a perfect choice during winter. Don’t worry, they do the opposite in summer so your home will be cool.

Enjoy your home this winter!

Wood flooring can be used to decorate your home, especially parquetry flooring because this type of flooring use geometric designs. If maintained properly, wood flooring is very durable and is a long lasting floor. With wood flooring, you can keep yourself warm during a chilly winter night while enjoying your gorgeous flooring inside your home. What more can you ask for?

Can wood flooring increase the efficiency in your home this winter?

Yes. Wood flooring is a great choice this winter so consider installing timber flooring today. For your wood flooring options including parquetry, contact D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. We offer free consultation and free quotes for all your flooring needs!