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How to choose wood flooring?

Purchase guide

Purchasing wood flooring for your home involves choices dictated by personal taste, your idea of a home and the awareness that what you choose may last forever.
However, the first step is to make an appointment with a specialist dealer, and be prepared to answer all the technical questions he or she will ask.

Some useful tips for choosing wood flooring under the guidance of an expert

First of all, at your chosen point of sale it is vitally important to clearly define whether the floor is part of a renovation project or part of a new build. This is the starting point, after which a number of basic questions must be answered, in some cases by your architect, designer or builder:

- Where will the wood flooring be laid?

- What type of house is involved?

- How many floors is the house on?

- What is the existing surface?

- Is the house currently occupied?

- Is there going to be an underfloor heating system or traditional central heating?

- At what stage is work on the new house or renovation project?

Some useful tips for your flooring

After these first aspects have been clarified, the next step is to choose your wood flooring: thickness, wood species, finish and laying method. This is followed by the preparation of one or more estimates and an inspection by an expert of the site where the floor will be laid. You are sure to find a highly experienced person who will guide and advise you at every step.

  • Flooring for the living area

  • If the wood flooring is to be used in the living area, three-layer wood flooring, will be suggested: the use of a thicker top layer makes future sanding possible in an area normally subjected to greater wear and tear.

  • Flooring for the bedroom area

  • For the bedroom area,, the advice is for wo-layer wood flooring: as this part of the house is less exposed to wear and tear, the economic aspect can be considered. It must be pointed out that different types of wood flooring can have the same finish.

  • Wood flooring compatible with underfloor heating

  • Underfloor heating can be installed under two or three layer engineered boards. However, the slimmer two-layer boards perform better from the point of view of radiating heat.

  • Choosing the species and boards

  • Your choice of wood species is closely linked to your experience or lack of experience of wood flooring. There are those who are diffident because they fear it will alter over time or it will be difficult to maintain. In this case, the expert will suggest a particularly hard, robust species.

  • Which species are the hardest wearing?

  • The hardest wearing species are Cansiglio beech and oak. Both have the added advantage of being easy to maintain with just quick surface cleaning.
    Contrary to what is commonly believed, teak fibre is not hard. However, it is water repellent.
    Experts say that the choice of wood species is linked to how well we represent and know ourselves.

  • Wood flooring finishes

  • Knowledge of ourselves is important when choosing finishes because it comes into play when we choose a colour and surface treatment (planing or brushing) and the laying method and pattern.
    It’s a question of personal taste, but also of space, ambience and design. All this as well as a question of ethics: choosing a mixed selection of boards – in length and width – contributes to sustainable forest management, because your wood floor is made up of material already available.

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Tavole del Piave

3 strati

extreme / width 340/380 mm
length 600/3800 mm

Tavole del Piave - extreme

large / width 200/290 mm
length 600/3800 mm

Tavole del Piave - large

medium / width 160/190 mm
length 600/3800 mm

Tavole del Piave - medium

small / width 110/115 mm
length 600/3800 mm

Tavole del Piave - small

extra small / width 65/95 mm
length 600/1800 mm

Tavole del Piave - extra small

Assi del Cansiglio

3 strati

large / width 200/290 mm
length 600/3800 mm

Assi del Cansiglio - large

medium / width 160/190 mm
length 600/3800 mm

Assi del Cansiglio - medium

small / width 110/115 mm
length 600/3800 mm

Assi del Cansiglio - small

Legni del Doge

2 strati

2 strati / width 150/190 mm
length 1000/2500 mm

Legni del Doge - 2 strati

ML / width 110/140 mm
length 800/1900 mm

Legni del Doge - ml

RL / width 80/100 mm
length 300/1200 mm

Legni del Doge - rl

RM / width 60/70 mm
length 300/900 mm

Legni del Doge - rm

online indu. / width 140/190 mm
length 1000/2400 mm

Legni del Doge - online indu.

online / width 110/140 mm
length 800/1900 mm

Legni del Doge - online

tecno smart / width 75/110 mm
length 300/600 mm

Legni del Doge - tecno smart

Pre-finished 3-layer wood flooring

1st Layer

Solid wood

2nd Layer

Birch plywood core

3rd Layer

Solid fir backing orthogonal to 1st Layer

Pre-finished 3-layer wood flooring
Pre-finished 3-layer wood flooring

Pre-finished 2-layer wood flooring

1st Layer

Solid wood

2nd Layer

Birch plywood core

Pre-finished 2-layer wood flooring
Pre-finished 2-layer wood flooring