What to Know Before Refinishing Your Floors-Get three competitive bids, says Butch Kirk, owner of San Jose Hardwood Floors, Carpet & Vinyl in San Jose, California. Contact your Contractors State License Board to confirm that the company is bonded, has workers’ compensation and is not subject to any pending arbitration or claims. The Better Business Bureau is another reliable resource.
This isn’t technically a wooden floor but rather an engineered wood-based panel consisting of strands of wood which are bonded together with a synthetic resin. OSB (oriented strand board) has been used as a floor on this project in Northcote, Victoria, Australia, by Statkus Architecture. The floor was then sealed with a clear gloss varnish. A sheet of 18mm OSB board costs €22 from Chadwicks.<a href=“http://statarch.com.au”>statarch.com.au</a> <a href=“http://chadwicks.ie”>chadwicks.ie</a>
alternative option for anyone on a budget. Check out these plywood floor projects that achieve this rustic, modern, country-style at a fraction of the cost. Each link provided below offers more examples and ideas.
This customized Timber Block home, made with R-30 wall insulation has the ability for its home owners to enjoy an open concept floor plan, beautiful, large windows, a loft open to below, and it still has the feeling of warmth-but avoiding the high cost of energy-it has it all! www.timberblock.com
This DIY Floor Project was made from Plywood, we took 13 full sheets of Plywood and ripped the into 6 in wide and 8 ft long Planks, then glues down with also some finishing nails, Stained and Polyurethaned, Total square footage was 400, Total Cost of this Project was 300.00 and we did a Living Room, Bedroom and Hallway, , Now that's a $$$$$ Saving Project. .. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Trash-To-Treasures/261463607265438?ref_type=bookmark