Thinking of a wood floor? Here are our top 3 tips
Establish that it is a wood floor and not laminate with a small V groove - Compare these two images below. Without a V groove a real timber floor can look like a laminate.
To be sure that the wood floor is stable - particularly if there is to be underfloor heating- choose engineered board. An odd extra wide plank mixed in will give an authentic look. Even sized widths a more contemporary feel.
Image of engineered board. the top 6-8mm is solid timber. The substrate is composite timber in alternating directions to prevent swelling and shrinkage.
Mistakenly a dark wood is often chosen in the belief that darker the wood the less marks will show
Choose a mid tone such as Oak as in the image below
An Oak floor under DrewForsyth&Co furniture