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Architects Engineered Wood Flooring Specification Guide

Architects Engineered Wood Flooring Specification Guide

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Here at The Solid Wood Flooring Company we’ve had extensive experience working with Architects and Designers. We offer a diverse range of sustainable engineered floor boards. With over 130 unique board designs in stock and the ability to manufacture bespoke boards to your specification, you can be confident that we’ve got the right product for your project. This guide will walk you through our premium range of flooring.
Comparing Cut & Sliced Veneered Hardwood Floors

Comparing Cut & Sliced Veneered Hardwood Floors

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This document clearly outlines the benefits for using engineered hardwood flooring rather than solid wood boards. It also details the difference in cut and sliced veneers to help you ensure you make the best choice for your project.
Comparison: Impervia vs LVT vs Laminate

Comparison: Impervia vs LVT vs Laminate

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A side by side comparison between Impervia, laminate and LVT.
Concrete Floors & Finishes

Concrete Floors & Finishes

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A review of the various concrete subfloor types.
Construction Site Conditions

Construction Site Conditions

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When installing wood flooring, it's critical to ensure that the building and area are suitable before introducing the timber to the site. This document reviews some of the key considerations to ensure your site is ready and that your wood flooring will last for many decades to come.
End Grain & Cell Structure of Wood

End Grain & Cell Structure of Wood

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A technical review of the cell structure and properties of wood. A look into the advantages of end grain and how it impacts you.
Engineered Wood Flooring Grading System

Engineered Wood Flooring Grading System

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The method we use for grading our wood flooring is unique to us and more selective than the industry standard. There are BS standards for grading timber which is BS EN 942 and numerous others. However having worked with Architects, Designers and Developers for more than 10 years we have developed our own system for different species and this document explains how we grade and select the raw material prior to production.
Example NBS Specification

Example NBS Specification

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This is an example of an NBS Specification of our engineered parquet block E212. We will produce a full NBS specification for you if you decide to use one of our existing engineered wood floors or work with us to design and produce a unique floor both in terms of colour and finish for any of your projects. This will include all fitting instructions and other relevant technical information to ensure a trouble free installation including covering and maintenance after installation. We can start work with you at the conceptual stage where you have basic plans and the need to design interiors that are unique and imaginative.
Formaldehyde and what it is

Formaldehyde and what it is

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A look into formaldehyde, what it's use for, what it is and how it impacts you.
FSC Certificate

FSC Certificate

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Fuming wood flooring to create unique colours for Architects & Designers

Fuming wood flooring to create unique colours for Architects & Designers

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When looking at unique colour pallets and increasing depth of colour it can be difficult and inferior brands will rely on chemical processes which can impact the VOCs in a wood floor. Our fuming techniques can create a range of colours throughout the top layer of oak for easy repair and wondering array of colours. This document explains how we do this and the benefit to you.
Herringbone & Chevron Installation Guide

Herringbone & Chevron Installation Guide

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An installation guide on how to fit herringbone or chevron parquet wood flooring.
Herringbone Parquet Floor Installation Guide

Herringbone Parquet Floor Installation Guide

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Herringbone Flooring is a pattern produced by alternating rows of Strip Flooring. It is laid in mastic and is one of the most difficult patterns to lay out and install.
How moisture affects wood flooring

How moisture affects wood flooring

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A overview of how moisture can effect wood flooring and how to prevent it.
How to fit Herringbone Parquet Wood Flooring

How to fit Herringbone Parquet Wood Flooring

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An overview of how to install herringbone wood flooring.
How We Work at The Solid Wood Flooring Company

How We Work at The Solid Wood Flooring Company

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From concept through to design and final installation, we work with Architects, Designers, Contractors and Clients to achieve unique designs, treatments, colours and finishes on our engineered wood flooring.
Impervia 5G-i Herringbone Parquet Installation Guide

Impervia 5G-i Herringbone Parquet Installation Guide

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A simple guide on how to quickly install Impervia herringbone parquet in any setting.
Impervia Flooring & Under Floor Heating Guide

Impervia Flooring & Under Floor Heating Guide

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An overview of the capabilities of Impervia in an environment with under floor heating. This includes a guide on how to get the best from your UFH system and Impervia Floor.
Impervia Luxury Flooring Impact Sound Reduction - Sound Dampening Flooring

Impervia Luxury Flooring Impact Sound Reduction - Sound Dampening Flooring

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The independent test results from SRL for the performance of impact sound reduction on Impervia stone composite flooring. These results show that the single-component flooring of Impervia can be used to reduce transmission of sound in any setting.
Impervia Luxury Flooring Production Line

Impervia Luxury Flooring Production Line

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An overview of how we make Impervia and why it is amongst the finest stone composite flooring products available on the market.
Impervia Luxury Flooring Slip Test Results

Impervia Luxury Flooring Slip Test Results

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The independent test results from SATRA on how Impervia stone composite flooring performs in slip tests.
Laitance & Anhydrite Calcium Screeds

Laitance & Anhydrite Calcium Screeds

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A technical review of how to ensure a Anhydrite / Calcium Sulphate screed is ready for wood flooring.
PEFC Certificate

PEFC Certificate

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Pre-fabricated engineered stair treads with a veneered front for stair cladding

Pre-fabricated engineered stair treads with a veneered front for stair cladding

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When planning to install wood flooring on multiple levels, it's highly likely that a matching stair component is required. This study looks into bespoke pre-fabrication stair components to speed your installation process and provide a matching timber finish.
Project Review - White Chevron Parquet

Project Review - White Chevron Parquet

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An overview of a recent project in the United Arab Emirates, where The Solid Wood Flooring COmpany supplied a tailor made white lacquered oak chevron parquet floor.
Proskills Sustainability Certificate

Proskills Sustainability Certificate

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Royal Commonwealth Society Membership Certificate

Royal Commonwealth Society Membership Certificate

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SATRA Anti-Slip Test Results on Lacquered Timber Flooring

SATRA Anti-Slip Test Results on Lacquered Timber Flooring

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A technical services report form SATRA detailing the results of an slip-resistance test on one of our lacquered timber floor boards. Test was completed in accordance with BS 7976-2: 2002.
SATRA Anti-Slip Test Results on Oiled Timber Flooring

SATRA Anti-Slip Test Results on Oiled Timber Flooring

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A technical services report from SATRA on a pendulum test for slip-resistance on our naturally oiled timber flooring. Tests were carried out according to BS 7976.
SPC Rigid Luxury Vinyl Flooring  Impervia Flooring

SPC Rigid Luxury Vinyl Flooring Impervia Flooring

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Waterproof luxury rigid vinyl flooring available in a selection of colours and textures. Featuring IXPE backing and Valinge 5Gi push fit locking system makes installation quick and easy. Ideal for use in kitchens, bathrooms and commercial premises. Heavy duty SPC rigid luxury wood flooring that looks and feels like real wood.
Storage Fitting and Maintenance Instructions

Storage Fitting and Maintenance Instructions

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Storage, Fitting and Maintenance of Wood Flooring

Storage, Fitting and Maintenance of Wood Flooring

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When choosing a wood floor, correct steps must be taken to ensure the floor is stored, fitted and maintained correctly. Our guide details what steps to take to ensure your wood floor is stored properly, outlines the fitting process and details how to clean oiled wood floors and lacquered wood floors.
The Advantages of Porcelain Tiles

The Advantages of Porcelain Tiles

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An overview of the advantages of porcelain tiles compared to other tile materials.
The Art of Fitting Wood Floors

The Art of Fitting Wood Floors

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A simple review of how to blend a wood floor during fitting, ensuring that the various shades and character are evenly distributed throughout the area.
The Evolution of Engineered Wood

The Evolution of Engineered Wood

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The history of engineered wood from tools to flooring with extracts when the University of Cambridge. This document includes a range of benefits by using wood in construction.
The Solid Wood Flooring Company: Ethical Trading Policy

The Solid Wood Flooring Company: Ethical Trading Policy

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This document looks into our policy for Ethical Trading and the high standards we and our suppliers work to.

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