Using Parquet Floor for the Living Room
Using parquet floor on your home could bring a certain impression for everyone; thus, it will make the nuance becomes warm, friendly, and classy. Parquet comes from the word “parquetry” which means narrow wood slats or art of installing wood pieces with geometric patterns on the floor.
Several cold countries in America and Europe are using parquet floor for their houses. Aside from making the house in particular living room be warmer in winter season, parquet floor also increase an aesthetic feel.
As the floor cover, parquet has some advantages. A living room that uses parquet flooring could seem elegant and classy. Due to this flooring contains of wood and soil nuances; hence, warm ambiance automatically appears as well. That will be perfect for those who like a cheerful atmosphere.
If you try using parquet floor, ensure to maintain it properly. It because taking care of parquet floor also a little bit elaborates which is surely different to marble or ceramic floor. To cut an extra maintenance, better not to install parquet to the entire house room. In this case, install it on the living room as the house accent will be suitable.
Generally, lots of materials come for this parquet flooring on the market. First material is solid wood parquet. This one is already exist for many years. Nevertheless, along with the scarce of wood materials, the price is also more expensive. Therefore, it come new innovations in building parquet flooring.
The second parquet material would be laminated floor or three layer parquet. Appropriate with its name, this material is made from wood slats that unified into one. In addition, there is also multiplex that layered by veneer. Using parquet floor in the living room can be done by install it with glue.
For the uppermost layer, use the best wood quality, while below, use second wood quality. By doing this, the price of laminated floor is clearly cheaper when compared to solid wood parquet. Another type is the one that made from HDF (High Density Fiber). HDF is sawdust that has been pressed; thus, it could resulting sheets and then layered by veneer. If you see at a glance, it actually similar with particle board but HDF is thicker and has been coated with anti-scratch.
Last thing, make sure you decide using parquet floor which comes from the best material depend on you need.