We are continuing our Flooring series this week and discussing one of the most critical aspects of your wood flooring design — the width of the planks. In truth, this is not just about the width of your floor, but the overall dimensions of your entire floor — widths and lengths. In truth, you only really want to use a narrow width like this if you are building a parquet floor. And with this choice, you are joining the ranks of design-savvy homeowners who know that wide plank flooring is growing in popularity. If you want an authentic rustic look, or an upscale modern feel, even wider planks will elevate the overall value and aesthetic of your room. First, do you want all one width or random widths?
Make Your Own Flooring with 1×8 pine
The Pros and Cons of Pine Flooring
The short answer is yes. They have held up amazingly well with lots of daily traffic and probably not cleaned enough. I am so glad we choose this method, because I still love the fact that I got exactly what I wanted on an itty bitty budget. We pre-drilled the holes, to prevent splinters and splitting.
Inexpensive Wood Flooring Using Pine Boards – All You Need to Know
Pine is a classic flooring material and for good reason. Learning the ins and outs of pine flooring will help you decide if this wood is a good choice for your home. Often chosen for its homey appearance and ability to stand up to years of use, pine has the added benefits of being easy on the wallet and on the environment. Pine is available in colors ranging from nearly white to golden yellow to deep, rich browns and reds. Because pine flooring typically comes unfinished, you have the chance to finish your floor in any color that suits your preferences and the color palette of your home.
We get asked all of the time about our wood floors. People that see them in person think they are original to the house. So, I thought I would write a post specifically regarding our inexpensive wood flooring using pine boards and give you tips and tricks.