Frequently Asked Questions

Solid Timber Flooring, Engineered Timber Flooring, Hybrid Flooring, and Laminate Flooring. Here are some of the key differences between these types of flooring:

  1. Solid Timber Flooring – made from a single piece of solid hardwood, this type of flooring is highly durable and can be sanded and refinished multiple times.
  2. Engineered Timber Flooring – made from multiple layers of timber, engineered timber flooring is more stable than solid hardwood flooring The top layer is made from a thin slice of hardwood, which gives it a natural appearance.
  3. Hybrid Flooring – a newer type of flooring, hybrid flooring is a combination of laminate and vinyl flooring. It has a rigid core made of high-density fiberboard, which gives it stability, and a top layer of vinyl or laminate, which gives it a natural appearance. It’s highly durable, water-resistant, and easy to clean, making it a popular choice for busy households.
  4. Laminate Flooring – made from compressed fiberboard with a photographic image of wood, laminate flooring is a budget-friendly option that mimics the look of

In summary, solid timber flooring and engineered timber flooring are natural and durable options, while hybrid flooring and laminate flooring are more cost-effective alternatives.

There are 2 main methods for installing engineered flooring, depending on the type of flooring and the subfloor it will be installed on.

  1. Floating Installation – This is the most popular method for installing engineered flooring. The planks are not glued or nailed to the subfloor but are instead attached to each other with a tongue-and-groove system. This allows for easy installation and flexibility in case the floor needs to be replaced. A foam underlayment is usually installed between the subfloor and the engineered flooring to provide cushioning and sound insulation.
  2. Direct stick Installation – In this method, the engineered flooring is glued directly to the subfloor using a strong adhesive. This provides a solid, stable installation that is less prone to movement or shifting. It’s important to ensure that the subfloor is clean, dry, and level before beginning the installation.

Wood Plastic Composite decking is a type of decking material made from a combination of wood fibers and plastic materials. Hardwood decking, on the other hand, is made entirely from natural wood.
Here are some of the key differences between WPC and hardwood decking:

  1. Appearance – Hardwood decking has a natural wood grain and color variations that give it a unique and authentic look, while WPC decking often has a uniform color and texture.
  2. Durability – Hardwood decking is naturally resistant to weathering, rot, and insects, and can last for decades with proper maintenance. WPC decking is also durable, but it may not have the same longevity as hardwood decking.
  3. MaintenanceHardwood decking requires regular maintenance, including cleaning, sealing, and staining to prevent weathering and rot. WPC decking requires less maintenance, but it may still require occasional cleaning and sealing to maintain its appearance.

Ultimately, the choice between WPC and hardwood decking will depend on personal preference, budget, and the specific needs of the space where it will be installed. Hardwood decking is a natural and traditional choice that can add value and beauty to a home, while WPC decking is a modern and eco-friendly option that requires less maintenance.

Cladding or Lining is a type of material that is applied to the exterior or interior walls of a building to improve its appearance, provide insulation, and protect the structure from the elements. Cladding can be made from a variety of materials, including wood, stone, metal, and composite materials.

Yes we have our own Crane truck that delivers all over Melbourne.
To get a quote please call us

Yes, we provide a supply and install option for our customers that take care of everything from delivery to rubbish removal. You only need to select your floor, our team of professional floor installers will handle the rest.

No, however we can recommend qualified trades who we know and trust.

Yes we a showroom located in Thomastown where you can see all our flooring, decking and cladding options

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