Category Archives: reclaimed hardwood flooring

Antique Flooring – is it over-priced?

If you use carpets it can be a long time between the times when you check the condition of the hardwood floor boards underneath. In this time great damage can be done by such things as moisture and mold. It … Continue reading

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Reclaimed Structural Hardwood for flooring

Major Source of Reclaimed Hardwood One of the major sources for hardwood to make reclaimed hardwood flooring is from buildings that are torn down or have major re-fitting. Either job produces a lot of unwanted hardwood. This wood can be … Continue reading

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How is Reclaimed Hardwood Flooring Green?

When people discuss environmentally friendly or sustainable flooring they normally have in mind a flooring that is made from a renewable resource. A renewable resource is a natural material that grows quickly enough to keep up with our consumer demands. … Continue reading

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Is Reclaimed Hardwood Flooring Upcycling?

The term ‘upcycle’ was coined by Reiner Pilz in 1994. He didn’t invent upcycling he merely made an important academic distinction between recycling and upcycling. Typically when we recycle we take products such as newspapers or aluminum cans and subject … Continue reading

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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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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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The Advantages of Reclaimed Maple Flooring

Maple flooring used to be very popular in public buildings. It is strong and long lasting. It also provides excellent traction and so was commonly used to make gym floors and bowling lanes. Continue reading

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