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Wooden Flooring - Using Reclaimed Wood

By Edited Jul 1, 2015 0 0

Wooden Flooring and Ecology

These days it seems as if everyone is on the eco-friendly band wagon.  Not only can you avail of energy saving benefits by going green, but you can also enhance the aesthetics of your home by reusing previously used items such as a regenerated wooden flooring.  The sheer pleasure of gazing at a rustic floor from a few decades ago can really fill your heart with joy.  In fact, using second hand products has turned into an art form and a fashion among many celebrities in the Hollywood circle.  This is one of the reasons it has become such a buzz word among those in the know.

Treatment & Cost Effeciveness

For some, there may be a problem with wood worm.  There are many ways to eradicate this including consulting professional services.  Wood worm is not only exclusive to reclaimed wood but also to floors already laid in homes.  There are also special steps you can take to prevent its reoccurrence in the future and it is a wise decision to consult your professional floor installer for advice.

It can be much cheaper to purchase wood from a reclaimed wood company online as they have less over-heads and thus they are in a position to pass this cost saving onto their customers.  Also as the wood is second hand it will be sold at a cheaper price than the same version bought new.  This means that it is not only kinder to the environment but also kinder on your finances too.  It may also be worth your while contacting specialist floor fitters who could offer an economical service.

Unique Character & Variety

As wood ages it reveals more and more character and depth to its properties.  For many homeowners trying to achieve a rustic look, this is the perfect solution to their aesthetic needs.  If you are going for an antique look, you can pick up some fine wood that is quite old and will really lend authenticity to your project.  You could even take it a step further and refurbish some old furniture if you are so inclined.

With reclaimed wood you have an abundance of styles, sizes, patterns and thickness available to you.  With your floor installer you can really create something different that will be the envy of all your friends and family.  You can give your home a totally new and stylish look and as an added bonus you can tell everyone how kind you are to the environment through using recycled wood.  You may however start quite a trend among your own friends and discover that they have beaten you to the race for your next regenerated wood project!



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