Oak Cladding Is More Than Just Hardwood

May 27, 2021 1:58 pm

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Oak cladding like that from Timberpride is a leading aesthetic for homes. There are many suppliers who specialise in oak flooring products. From wooden floor tiles and paneling to full engineered oak wall panels and timber floors, you can find everything you need to transform your home. In such an overcrowded marketplace purchasing from experience only can be one of your best choices ever! So, let’s talk about your needs.

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First of all I think it’s very important to distinguish between wood floors and oak cladding. Wood is naturally porous so it is susceptible to water damage and termites, whereas oak cladding is not, and it is resistant to rot, warping and insect infestation. This is because it is treated with a polyurethane coating which makes it much more durable than its wooden counterpart. And the treatment is not permanent, even if the timber is reclaimed, since it will reform once it is exposed to the elements. And that is exactly what oak cladding does, it develops a patina which will last for many years, offering you a durable, natural-looking finish, and giving you the ability to use it anywhere in your home where wood is a more practical and viable option.

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Oak cladding can be used on walls, floors and timber floors, with a choice of different timber blends for each application, whether you are looking for hardwood, softwood or a mixture of both. You can use oak cladding on a wooden floor as well as on concrete and stone surfaces as they have a similarly high water resistance capacity, due to the fact that they are almost entirely waterproof. For this reason, it can be used in bathrooms, kitchens, schools, hospitals, shopping centres and indeed any place where you would normally need wood.