Sustainable Underlay for Wooden Floors

By |2022-01-25T16:04:11+00:00January 3, 2010|Wood Floors|

If you are laying wooden or laminate flooring and you've researched the sustainability of the flooring to the hilt you'll only be doing half the job if you ignore the underlay. Wooden flooring, whether it's glued or click-fit, needs to 'float' in order to let the boards expand and contract [...]

Case Study: Re-Using American Oak and Maple Flooring

By |2022-01-25T16:05:52+00:00January 6, 2009|Wood Floors|

A developer in a small North Oxfordshire town was determined to reuse as many materials as possible in their conversion project but was surprised to find that some of it appeared to have already been through the recycling mill. "We took up some of the oak and maple floor boards, [...]

The Forest Stewardship Council Certification

By |2022-01-25T16:08:17+00:00February 4, 2008|Wood Floors|

If you’re considering hardwood as an eco-friendly flooring option, then one thing you should be doing is familiarising yourself with the 3 letters “FSC” and what they mean. They stand for the “Forest Stewardship Council” which – although it is not the only sustainability accreditation scheme in the world – [...]

The Worst and Best Woods for Sustainability

By |2022-01-25T16:08:24+00:00January 30, 2008|Wood Floors|

While many of us love the look of wood flooring, we are equally keen to make sure that the wood is from sustainable sources. With the wealth of timber species and wood types on offer, it is sometimes hard to know exactly what to choose. So here is a quick [...]

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