Home & House Interior Designs — February 5, 2011 at 1:29 pm

Reclaimed Oak Floorboards for Your Homes


Decorating a home is very important to enhance the warmth and beauty of it. It adds a touch of one’s own persona into it.  Decorative pieces made of material like antique oak certainly enhance the style quotient of your homes. If you have decided to remodel your home you should go in for oaks to furnish your homes. This is especially the case if you would like to reclaim the flooring in your homes.  The best place by far is to shop for reclaimed oak online. There are many virtual stores that provide you genuine quality oak at low cost. Most of these are reclaimed oak which are salvaged from mills, industrial buildings and the like.  These are usually sanded lightly and refinished to help enhance the installations both for commercial as well as domestic purposes.


These antique oak floorboards are usually reclaimed in dimensions that would suit commercial as well domestic installations. So one can now get an assorted variety of widths, thicknesses and lengths.  They sometimes have to be re-engineered and processed to create a desirable finish for flooring. The idea is to protect the quality that is unique to oak and the antique patination which has been built up over centuries that helps provide the oak furnishing that unique and classy look. One can choose the degree of finishing process that is required to create the desired look.

There is definitely an old world charm in vintage wood floors. They are appealing aesthetically and go a long way in creating the magical aura of a medieval feel to your homes.  Reclaimed oak floorboards certainly give an exceptional value for money to many home decorators.  And you are doing a service to society by helping in salvaging the wood to create unique styles in timber to adopt it in furnishing your homes and offices.

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