Oak Parquet Flooring in Gosforth, Newcastle and northeast

Oak Parquet flooring fitted under existing skirting boards

This oak parquet floor was supplied and fitted in a herringbone design, sanded and then sealed with water based floor lacquer .This oak parquet floor was supplied new but it is becoming more popular for our customers to choose reclaimed block parquet because this more in keeping with period properties.When reclaimed parquet flooring is fitted and then sanded it has this fantastic luster to the colour and a tighter grain because the tree has grown at a natural rate .When all the the joints between the parquet blocks with a resin and sawdust mix then resanded it produces a fantastic look.Then its finished with 3 to 4 coats of either lacquer or hard wax oil.

The 9 photo's below show work in progress ,we as standard in older properties do not remove skirting boards.  Instead, we cut the bottom of the skirting board so the floor can be fitted under the skirting as the photo's show.This oak parquet was fitted in gosforth but we fit and sand wood floors in jesmond,heaton ,north sheilds and northumerland