Thursday, 10 December 2020

Antique Oak Floorboards To Suit Classic Interiors

 If you're searching for classic pine floorboards for your house, you essentially have two options. The first alternative is that it is possible to scour the net or salvage yards for real antique flooring or you may plump for a contemporary lookalike. A lot of men and women that are purists in mind are concerned that a contemporary lookalike alternative will fall short of the expectation, but that should not be the situation. In reality, it's frequently far and away the best alternative and here is why...

If you search the web, for example for"antique oak floorboards from the UK", you are going to find a couple hundred thousand results. Some will be completely irrelevant to what you're actually looking for and others will offer genuinely reclaimed antique oak flooring that's been retrieved from the likes of industrial buildings, mills, college halls and municipal offices. What you will find though is that prices and quality varies enormously. In fact, prices are so variable, that you will frequently face a #POA (price on application) sign so will not even have the ability to ascertain the price if you don't contact the company.

If you plump for classic look oak floorboards, you can create a really successful classic inside at only a fraction of the price at precisely the same time as understanding that the quality you get will be exactly what's promised. Sometimes with really old flooring, the quality can be variable to say the very least, which leaves one in the awkward situation of trying to renegotiate with the vendor.

In Floor Sanding Anerley we have a fantastic choice of classic looking oak floorboards that are available for order and dispatch immediately. You may discover the full range . The first option on the list, as any regular reader of the blog will understand is in fact a laminate, that isn't a wood floor at all, so we won't include it in this record . The other three nevertheless, are engineered wood flooring solutions which are fantastic for any space in the house and are really stunning options to waiting to get your ideal reclaimed, antique oak floor. Here Is What we believe makes them so special:

Natural engineered walnut classic antique polar white brushed UV lacquered 15/4 by 250mm by 1800-220mm. This floor is absolutely stunning and is a great representation of real antique oak flooring. Constructed in the way that all engineered hardwood flooring are, it's highly stable and resistant to both expansion and contraction, meaning if you're trying to find a toilet or kitchen flooring solution this would be perfect. Add to this, the fact that it boasts a UV filter and is currently on offer at less than half price and you'll see why we are so keen to urge this tiled flooring.

Natural engineered oak antique vintage UK grey brushed UV oiled 15/4mm by 250mm from 1800-2000mm. This flooring is a little darker in colour than the original option and can be natural appearing as a result of the fact that it has been weathered and brushed. Technically known as grey, it's actually a warm, natural tone which will add real charm to any classic inside and will not date. Again comprising a UV filter, which will avoid damage from sun, this flooring is also on offer at 55% off, which makes it worthy of being in your shortlist.

Natural engineered walnut classic antique sunny white brushed UV oiled 15/4 by 250mm by 2000-2200mm. This natural and light classic look oak floor makes a fantastic backdrop for any classic interior. The white brushed effect is reminiscent of bourgeois French houses of decades gone by and really does possess a top-end, luxurious feel to it. Again using a UV filter, then you need have no worry in case your room is washed with sunlight as your floor will be guarded. What's more, the wonderful light color of this antique walnut look alternative will boost the brightness of your room even more. And after more offered at less than half price, you really don't have any reason to hold back.

If you're debating between a reclaimed antique hardwood flooring versus a new antique look alternative, why not you get connected? We can assist you in making your decision and we could even send you samples so you can see and sense the quality of our floors for yourself in the comfort of your home.

Wednesday, 17 October 2018


Like wooden furniture, hardwood floors is also known for its timeless beauty and it also aids in enhancing the appearance of your property. Wooden floors also raise the value of your house, as it's said that homes with wooden floors sell faster and for more money. With the most recent technology, there are various stains, finishes, designs and styles available.

Wooden floors are known for versatility and if they are properly maintained then they will last for a lengthy time.

Different Kinds of wood

Ash flooring -- It features grains which are much like walnut wood but they're lighter in colour. The colour varies from pale beige to dark brown colour. Ash flooring are ideal if you want to create a classic look without repainting the room.

Beech flooring -- The color of beech timber is a blend of pale beige and reddish brown. It offers a exceptional appearance with outstanding grains.

Cherry and Walnut flooring -- Cherry is an extremely desirable wood which varies in color from brown to reddish brown. After a while the colour becomes the rich shade of mahogany. Walnut has the shadings of beige to brown with a little bit of purple.

Maple and Oak flooring -- Maple is one of the most difficult woods and it is valued for its appearance and grains. The walnut flooring ranges from creamy white to tones of brown. Oak flooring have pronounced grains making it the hottest of them all. The colour of oak floors varies from pale beige to brown with a little bit of red.

Therefore, these different kinds of wood can change the appearance of your home and ultimately it depends on you to select the one which matches your preferences.

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

The engineered wood flooring

The engineered wood flooring is cheap as well and you can definitely hope for a better protection against the moisture, sun’s heat as well as wear and tear. Though on wear and tear, you can expect more number of refinishes if you use hardwood flooring or the solid wood flooring. However, the engineered wood flooring is not bad either and the best thing is that it is quite economical as well.
Engineered wood flooring requires much lesser wood than what you would have to use in case of the hardwood flooring. Less wood is going to cost you less money. In addition, there are different layers.
But choose carefully because some engineered floors have top layers so thin that they can’t be sanded and refinished in the future.

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Anerley Floor Sanding


PINE: Pine is a softwood which grows in most areas of the Northern Hemisphere. There are more than 100 species worldwide.

Properties: Pine is a soft, white or pale yellow wood which is light weight, straight grained and lacks figure.It resists shrinking and swelling. Knotty pine is often used for decorative effect.
Uses: Pine is often used for country or provincial furniture. Pickled, whitened, painted and oil finishes are often used on this wood.

ASH: There are 16 species of ash which grow in the eastern United States. Of these, the white ash is the largest and most commercially important.

Properties: Ash is a hard, heavy, ring porous hardwood. It has a prominent grain that resembles oak, and a white to light brown colour. Ash can be differentiated from hickory (pecan) which it also resembles, by white dots in the darker summer wood which can be seen with the naked eye. Ash burls have a twisted, interwoven figure.
Uses: Ash is widely used for structural frames and steam bent furniture pieces. It is often less expensive than comparable hardwoods.

HICKORY: There are 15 species of hickory in the eastern United States, eight of which are commercially important.

Properties: Hickory is one of the heaviest and hardest woods available. Pecan is a species of hickory sometimes used in furniture. It has a close grain without much figure.
Uses: Wood from the hickory is used for structural parts, especially where strength and thinness are required. Decorative hickory veneers are also commonly used.