Wood flooring is an extremely popular flooring choice. Recognised for its natural good looks and charm, wood flooring has been selected for hundreds of years as the flooring option preferred by castle and stately homeowners. In the last decade or, wood flooring has enjoyed a real renaissance. A warm option, which is easy to maintain and is long lasting, wood flooring is the perfect choice for new and old properties alike.
Wood flooring comes in a choice of solid wood flooring or engineered wood flooring. Solid wood flooring, as the name suggests, is wood flooring which is made from one single plank of wood. No matter which species of wood you choose, solid wood flooring will be made from that species and nothing else. Engineered wood flooring, on the other hand, is made from a combination of plywood topped with a solid oak lamella or top layer. Engineered wood flooring is the ideal choice for installation over under floor heating.
Walnut is one of the most versatile hardwoods on earth. In its natural state, the walnut tree stands up to 100 feet tall, with a broad leaf canopy. The wood that comes from this tree is known for its durability and its dark overall look, sometimes looking almost black. That said, close up, it is the contrast of light and dark in walnut wood flooring that makes it so appealing. The perfect enhancement to any interior style, walnut wood flooring is a great investment.