Choosing an Oak Flooring Supplier
When you are selecting to install oak flooring in your home, either engineered oak flooring or solid oak flooring; one of the most important things to consider is choosing the right supplier for you.
There are many oak flooring suppliers around and all suppliers have their unique pros and cons, what is most important is finding an oak flooring supplier that ticks all of the boxes for what you are looking for within your own requirements and situation.
For many of our customers, one of the main reasons that they choose Oak Floors Online as their supplier of choice for engineered oak flooring or solid oak flooring is our environmental policies. We are a member of the Timber Trade Federation and are FSC Certified. FSC is the mark of responsible forestry and we are committed to sustainable resourcing of the oak for our oak flooring.
We consider the generations to come when we source the oak for your solid oak flooring or engineered oak flooring and supply the only sustainable building material there is; wood. Our sourcing of oak for your flooring consumes less energy than most building material production, processing and disposal methods.
You want your supplier to share the same values as you do – respect for the environment that we live in, conscientious sourcing of materials, the highest quality oak flooring and prices that are competitive.
We supply only the very highest quality oak flooring in both our solid oak flooring and engineered oak flooring range. You want your supplier to be a specialist in their field, not someone who sells a wide range of products and oak flooring is simply one of them. At Oak Floors Online, we do exactly as our name says – we sell oak floors. Our team specialises in oak flooring and we are happy to advise exactly what kind of flooring is best for you.
Make sure that your oak flooring supplier is able to advise you on the most suitable kind of flooring for your home or venue – they should be able to advise the best flooring for if you live in a home with more/ less humidity than average and which type will be best for the lifestyle you lead.
Do you need an oak floor that is suitable for underfloor heating? Your supplier should be able to advise you on the optimum conditions required for underfloor heating to be installed in your home and how best to maintain your oak flooring to enjoy many years of warmth and luxury.
Asking your supplier about the best oak flooring for underfloor heating is a good indicator of how much knowledge they have about the different flooring on offer and at Oak Floors Online, we will even advise you on the benefits of different kinds of underfloor heating for your home. We have invented a revolutionary new underfloor heating system, ThruFlow, which is suitable for installation under engineered oak flooring and offers the very best in under floor heating systems. You can read more about the ThruFlow system here.
When choosing your oak flooring supplier, ask questions about all aspects of installing and maintaining your oak floor, from how to choose a fitter for your solid oak flooring or engineered oak flooring, how much oak flooring you need to order to allow for cutting and wastage and also any additional accessories that you might need to complete your floor, for example lacquers, waxoils or skirting.
Most importantly, when you are choosing your oak flooring supplier, you want to make sure that you choose someone who can give you all of the information you need before purchase, who will be able to advise on fitting and maintenance and be able to answer any questions you may have after fitting your flooring and of course, that you are happy with the customer service from start to finish.