Wood Floor Finishes and VOC

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Wood Floor Finishes The Lowdown on Low VOC Finishes An increasing amount of information is available to the public on air quality issues, including the possible negative effects of off-gassing of volatile chemicals. Indoor air quality has become important to many designers and specifiers, including those that specify wood flooring. In construction, the maximum concentration […]

The Lowdown on Low VOC Finishes

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An increasing amount of information is available to the public on air quality issues, including the possible negative effects of off-gassing of volatile chemicals. Indoor air quality has become important to many designers and specifiers, including those that specify wood flooring. In construction, the maximum concentration of VOCs (volatile organic compounds) is often specified by […]

What to know before start your hardwood floors project.📋

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CHAPTER 1 JOBSITE CONDITIONS Part I – Minimum Jobsite Requirements Chapter 1 – Jobsite Conditions A. Wood flooring should be one of the last jobs completed on the construction project. Limit foot traffic on finished wood flooring. B. Evaluate the jobsite for potential problems before installation begins, and before wood flooring is delivered to the […]

FINISHES

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Strip, plank, or parquet? Wood floors come in three styles: strip, plank, and parquet. Each is available in a variety of species, colors and widths, so choosing the right style simply is a matter of preference Strip flooring is less than 3” wide, and creates a linear effect in a room. It generally is considered […]