Advance Flooring is an expert in PARQUETRY FLOORING SYDNEY. With 37 years of experience and dedication our team makes it easier for you to decide on your flooring needs. A Wooden floor in a room gives the warmth and definition to the surroundings.
Parquetry is an art created with patterns of wood to give it a decorative effect. There is millions of parquetry flooring designs and each one differs from another. Block patterns are used for floors in parquetry. The patterns are entirely squares, triangles and lozenges.
Parquetry floors are long lasting and they usually require little or no maintenance. The materials used in parquetry are oak, walnut, cherry, lime, pine maple and Australian hardwoods etc. All the grains and colors are contrasted in the timber to give a beautiful pattern to it.
As these floors are low maintenance, cleaning them is also as simple as one, two and three, whereas vacuum cleaners should be avoided as they can get scratches. Parquetry is most commonly used domestically, it is considered to be better than other tiles in floors, as it gives a warmer and cleaner look to the room. Block parquetry is available in many different kinds both in Australian and imported timber.
There are two types of parquetry
Block Parquetry or Mosaic Parquetry. Block parquetry is normally glued to a concrete or timber sub-floor or an acoustic underlay. It comes in various sizes but the standard block size is 260mm x 65mm x 19mm thick.
Block parquetry is available in many different species both in Australian Timbers such as:
- Victorian Ash Oak
- Tasmanian Oak
- Southern Blue Gum
- Sydney Blue Gum
- Brush Box
- Tallow wood and Iron Bark
- Black Butt
and many more. It is also available in imported timbers such as:
- European, English or American Oak
- European Beech or Birch
- Black Bean & Danta.
Colours range from Deep Red to Blonde
Block Parquetry can be laid in many different patterns limited only by your imagination. The most common patterns are Herringbone, Brick bond and Square on Square laid either diagonally to the walls or square to the walls. Mosaic parquetry is made up of small fingers of various sizes but the most common is 134mm long, 22mm wide, 9mm thick. These are made into square panels incorporating various designs such as brick bond, wood weave or herringbone.