Monthly Archives: December 2010

Reclaimed Hardwood Flooring or Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring?

Both reclaimed hardwood flooring and strand woven bamboo flooring are popular examples of sustainable flooring. Reclaimed hardwood flooring is ‘recycled flooring’ in the sense it is made from pieces of wood that have been found, kiln dried and cut into … Continue reading

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Is Aluminum Oxide Finish Safe?

The recognized industry leader for hard finishes for strand woven bamboo flooring and reclaimed hardwood flooring is made by the German manufacturer Friedrich Klumpp Gmbh. Their finish is made from aluminum oxide. Normally 7 or more coats of aluminum oxide … Continue reading

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Reclaimed Hardwood Flooring and Green Interior Design

Ever since its inception in 1998, green interior design has gone from strength to strength. It is now a discipline that has caught the attention of many local councils in the USA and Europe because of its ability to reduce … Continue reading

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Cork Flooring is Corking Good

This blog is all about sustainable flooring. Sustainable flooring is quite simply flooring made from a sustainable resource. Thus flooring made from newly felled hardwood trees does not qualify as sustainable flooring, but reclaimed hardwood flooring and antique flooring because … Continue reading

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