Part 4 – Is Bamboo a good sustainable alternative to timber?
Part 3 – How is the timber flooring finished? – Good quality timber needs to be finished appropriately to ensure it is protected and long lasting, however there are different materials that can be used and some are more sustainable than others. From an ecological point of view it is difficult for a consumer to quantify […]
Part 2 – Where does the timber come from? – Timber is one of the most widely traded commodities in the world. As a result illegal timber trading is commonplace and with it tremendous environmental damage can be caused along with human rights abuses. Understanding where your timber floor has come from can be very […]
Over the next week we will be posting five important things to consider when specifying a timber floor. Many people are now very familiar with FSC and PEFC certifications, which is great in terms of the chain of custody, however, as a specifier or interior designer it is important to know your materials in slightly […]