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How We Grade Our Oak!

How We Grade Our Oak!

Character Grade
The Character Grade Oak is our most popular floorboard. A mix crown and quarter sawn floorboards, with some larger knots. This grade is most suited to older, traditional properties and restoration projects, however it is also suited to modern properties with period detailing. The planks can be laid either as a floating floor, glued down to the sub floor or secret nailed. Due to the stability of this type of flooring is suitable for use in any room of the house. Due to the birch ply backing this product is also suitable for use over under floor heating. All knots are pre-finished and sanded ready for the finish of your choice.

Select Grade
Our Select Grade Oak slots in between the character grade and prime grade flooring. Select grade has a very occasional pip knot or tiny crack. This grade is ideal when you want an almost flawless finish but need a little bit of character to break up the floor. Each board is hand picked and sorted. The planks can be laid either as a floating floor, glued down to the sub floor or secret nailed. Due to stability of this type of flooring it is suitable for use in any room of the house. Due to the birch ply backing this products is also suitable for use over under floor heating. All knots are pre-filled birch and sanded ready for the finish of your choice.

Prime Grade
Our prime grade truly is one of the finest oak floors available. It is very clean and neutral colour however still managing the interest that European oak has. The maximum allowance of knots is one sound knot of 13mm in diameter per board or 3 pin hole knots per board however still managing to maintain the interest that European oak has. The maximum allowance of knots is one sounds knot of 13mm in diameter per board or 3 pin hole knots per board however almost all of your floor will be defect free. The planks can be laid either as a floating floor, glued down to the sub floor or secret nailed. Due to stability of this type of flooring it is suitable for use in any room of the house. Due to the birch ply backing this product is also suitable for use over under floor heating. All knots are pre-filled and sanded ready for the finish of your choice.

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