Newcastle’s professional timber floor supplier
Engineered Timber floating floor gives the look, feel and durability of traditional solid timber floor, but with many advantages.
Engineered Timber is pre-finished, so there is no need for any sanding or polishing at the point of installation, making for a quicker and cleaner install.
The multi-layered construction of Engineered Timber makes it a more stable product, less likely to ‘cup’ or ‘buckle’.
what is engineered timber?
Engineered Timber floors are made up of three layers of solid wood, covered with a protective finish. Thanks to the careful selection of raw material and a perfect control of the moisture content of the wood during the manufacturing process, hardwood floors guarantee optimum stability and durability.
1. Finishing layer
Depending on the timber floor you choose, this finishing layer may consist of:
- Seven layers of UV-cured water based lacquer. This lacquer protects your floor against wear, scratches and stains, and makes it as easy to maintain.
- Layers of quality modified oil which creates an extra matt and natural authentic look and which ages gracefully.
2. Face layer
A carefully selected, solid wood layer in a vast array of colours and structures. Most Engineered Timber floors have a face layer of 3 mm thick. The surface layer can be sanded and refinished.
The core layer is what makes a floor stable and durable. It absorbs stress and strain and keeps the floor stable in all conditions. The balance between the hardness and the flexibility of the core material is crucial in ensuring a smooth click and a strong connection.
4. Backling layer
A backing layer of spruce or pine veneer. In combination with the other layers, it prevents the floor from cupping or warping.
Brands We Supply
Please click on one of our timber floor suppliers below to view their full product ranges