reclaimed wood flooring
Looking to give your house, apartment, or business a touch of rustic elegance? You will find our reclaimed wood flooring is the gold standard in preserving history and hitting the mark on quality, from over 85 years of experience! Each board is unique and full of character throughout, made entirely from reclaimed barnwood, turn of the century factories, and old structures including distilleries and warehouses. Our reclaimed wood flooring comes in both standard and custom widths and lengths, so you can choose whatever works best for your space and project.
In addition, our floors come in both finished and unfinished options. Unfinished planks leave the freedom to do a custom finish, while our finished floors make installation quicker and easier.
Reclaimed solid flooring is a great way to give a room personality and charm. If you're searching for a one-of-a-kind flooring option with beautiful history that's both attractive and environmentally sustainable, reclaimed wood is a great option. Before you install your reclaimed wood flooring, it is very important to let it acclimate. This will make sure that it stays stable after installation.
Why Should You Choose Our Reclaimed wood Flooring?
Reclaimed wood flooring has become increasingly popular in recent years as homeowners look for ways to add character and charm to their homes. There's no better place to select repurposed wood flooring than at MFine Lumber, where our 85-plus years of experience give us decades more expertise and refinement.
We specialize in sourcing and milling antique heart pine, yellow pine, oak and Douglas fir which is then used to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind flooring. All of our reclaimed wood has a rich history and each timber has its own story to tell. We're proud to offer our customers the opportunity to bring this unique material into their homes and businesses.
The Art of Finishing Wood Floors
Reclaimed wood flooring is a classic and timeless investment that can instantly enhance the beauty of any home. Finishing wood flooring involves giving it a protective layer to help prevent scratches, stains, and other types of damage while also enhancing its color and luster. There are several different types of finishes that can be applied to wood floors, depending on the desired look and level of protection needed.
Oil-based polyurethane is one of the most popular options for wood floor finishing, as it offers superior protection for hardwood floors against moisture, dirt, spills, and daily wear and tear. Polyurethane is available in both water-based and oil-based versions; however, oil-based polyurethane will typically last longer than water-based varieties.
Another popular option for protecting wood floors is waxing; however, wax will need to be reapplied over time in order to maintain its effectiveness. For those looking for a more natural finish with less maintenance involved, penetrating sealers can provide an attractive finish while still offering a high level of protection from moisture and dirt buildup.
The type of finish chosen should depend on the desired look as well as factors such as climate, since some finishes may not be suitable in certain environments due to their inability to protect against temperature changes or humidity levels. When caring for finished reclaimed wood flooring, vacuuming regularly with a soft brush attachment can help keep dirt, dust, and other particles from scratching the surface, while occasionally mopping with mild soap can help keep the floor looking its best.
Reclaimed Wood Flooring: A Quick Overview for Setup
Installing reclaimed wood flooring is a highly rewarding task that requires careful planning, preparation, and expertise. It can be done as a DIY job, but it’s always recommended to hire a professional to ensure the best possible outcome. Before installing any wood flooring, it’s important to consider the type of wood being used and its associated qualities.
Additionally, solid hardwood flooring requires that each board be nailed down individually, while engineered hardwood utilizes interlocking boards for faster installation. Once you have chosen your desired type of flooring, you must make sure the surface beneath is properly leveled and free from debris before continuing. Depending on the type of wood chosen, there may be additional steps required before laying out your planks, such as measuring out space for expansion gaps or adhering strips under each plank to prevent movement due to heat and humidity fluctuations.
Afterward, all that is left is preparing your adhesive or nail gun (depending on how your product was designed) before putting down each board one by one until it is complete. While this process can be tedious at times, once finished, reclaimed wood flooring will undoubtedly prove worthy in both visual appeal and long-term strength for years to come!