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Under floor heating and sustainable flooring

Under floor heating (UFH) is a very old idea that goes back to the Romans. There are a number of advantages and disadvantages to under floor heating. This post will look at these pros and cons and discuss whether sustainable … 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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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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