Oak floor - wood from local forests

The Trendholzart oak is not only popular with furniture, also in the field of flooring is increasingly used on this material. The different colors, different surface treatments and the variable application possibilities are the advantages of the oak wood.

Eichedielenboden is available in numerous versions. This versatile material is delivered ready-to-use in many cases, but is also available in its raw state. For a corresponding surcharge, the oak planks are treated with an oil paint.

color options

The colors of the oak planks range from white to various shades of brown to almost black brown. Due to the different wood grades, the finished floor gets its individual character.

Depending on the selection of oak wood, oak plank flooring will be elegant, noble, antique, lively or warm. No matter which oak floor you choose, this wood lasts a lifetime.

The retail offer includes various dimensions and wear layer thicknesses. When choosing, it should be noted that wide planks are more suitable for larger rooms. If the wear layer thicker, the oak floor can be ground more often.

surface treatment

The surfaces of an oak floorboard are available as brushed, oiled, limed, lacquered or smoked oak as well as in the execution as Thermoeiche.

The wood of the oak is also suitable for low-temperature underfloor heating. Make sure that the planks are fully glued and that the temperature of the substrate does not exceed 28 degrees.

Longevity in the outdoor area

An oak floor is also suitable for the planking of a terrace. Oak is an excellent alternative to tropical woods. Its surface hardness also makes it possible to use it in heavily frequented areas.

In the outdoor area, oak flooring has a lifespan of up to 20 years, provided of course is the proper care with oil, which protects against graying, weathering and UV rays.

Oak wood is short-fibred, while planing and grinding creates a smooth surface with only a slight splinter tendency. Slip resistance can be improved by milling grooves in the surface.

Due to its low shrinkage and swelling behavior, the oak floorboard meets all the requirements placed on terrace construction. A substructure is required in every case.

Tips & Tricks

If the oak plank floor is refined with oil, then color pigments can be added. These give the wood a very warm look. The naturalness of the wood can be highlighted with different paints.

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