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Pros and Cons of commercial timber floors

Timber flooring is one of the most popular choices for businesses when it comes to commercial floors, particularly for office floors. The installation and use of timber floors come with its pros and cons, as does any commercial floors. It’s important to not overlook the cons as depending on  your business they can have a varying level of severity.

Pros:

  • Aesthetics: Timber flooring is one of the most authentic commercial floors options to choose from. It can instantly make an office look high class and official. Matched well with other types of woods on doors, tables etc.
  • Durability: Timber is strong and durable, with the right care timber flooring can last 50+ years at the same quality as purchase.

Cons:

  • Costly: For a large flooring space timber can be costly, that is why its important to choose commercial floors that are suitable to your environment. Labour costs will vary as installation is a big job that takes time.
  • Vulnerability: Timber flooring will sometimes require refinishing because it is prone to scuffs and scratches, especially in areas with high traffic. There should be consideration made in the location of timber flooring, who will be moving through their? Will it be primarly children? If so then timber flooring might not be the best option as scuffs and scratches are sure to show up
For more information on commercial floors visit www.pkflooring.com.au !

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