UK: Wood Flooring: Manufacturers & Suppliers
ABOUT WOOD FLOORING
There main types of wood flooring are: solid, engineered, and parquet. Solid wood flooring is made from a single thickness of wood, and may be supplied in narrow or wide planks. Engineered wood flooring is of sandwich construction. It has a surface of solid wood; a support layer, made of pine strips or plywood; and a backing layer of veneer. Engineered wood floors are dimensionally more stable than solid wood floors, with less tendency to twist or warp. Parquet wood floors are made of solid blocks of wood, which may be laid in herringbone, basket weave, or ladder patterns. Leading UK suppliers of wood flooring are profiled below the panel of sponsored links.
LEADING WOOD FLOORING MANUFACTURERS & SUPPLIERS
Kahrs: Engineered Wood Flooring. Kahrs is
a major manufacturer of wood flooring including engineered flooring. Its UK
operation is based in Havant, Hampshire. The business was established in 1857 by Johan Kahr, who
founded a small wood turning business in Nybro, in the middle of the
forests of Smaland in Sweden. Kahrs engineered wood flooring is constructed from
a core of
plywood, to which a surface layer of hardwood (typically 3mm thick), and a
bottom layer of spruce veneer are glued. The plywood provides great dimensional
stability, and the wood layer provides the look of natural wood on the surface.
The engineered floor can be re-sanded twice in its life, and may be used with under floor heating.
Wood options for the surface
layer include: Ash, Beech, Birch, Cherry, European Maple, Hard Maple, Jarrah,
Jatoba, Merbau, Oak, and Walnut. As well as plain straight planking, Kahrs offers engineered
wood flooring in parquet-like
designs. It also offers a ship's decking
pattern, and distressed, bevelled or brushed wood finishes.
Victorian Woodworks: Parquet Wood Flooring. Victorian Woodworks, based in Upminster, Essex, specialises in the supply and installation of reclaimed wood flooring. It offers wide boards, extra wide boards, planks, strip, overlays, woodblock, parquet, stab parquet, and hand made panels. It offers reclaimed parquet flooring in Pitch Pine Woodblock, Maple Woodblock, English Oak Woodblock, and Mninga Woodblock. Designs for parquet floors include: Herringbone, Chevron, Stab Parquet, Pointe de Hongarie, Parquet de Versailles, Parquet de Chantilly, Maiche, Tile & Ladder, Ladder, Ratio, and Brick Block. It also supplies steps, stairs, bead and butt, and panelling. Victorian Woodworks is able to produce reclaimed wood flooring in keeping with many historical styles including: Baroque, Rococo, Regency, Georgian, Victorian, Arts & Crafts, and Edwardian. Various surface colours, hues, and textures can be provided, including: Pit Sawn, Timeworn, Skipsawn, Swedish, Scandinavian, Driftwood, and Town & City.
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