How to Correctly Store your New Wood Floor
A British Hardwoods wood floor differs greatly from the ubiquitous, mass produced wood floors available from many discount flooring warehouses.
We make all our floors to order, here at our factory in West Yorkshire. We only use sustainably sourced hardwoods and our boards are accurately machined in single, wide planks and long lengths.
Importantly, our solid and engineered wood flooring is factory acclimatised, further acclimatisation is not necessary prior to installation. However, if you would prefer to acclimatise the boards to the room where the flooring will be laid, a couple of days would be more than enough.
On delivery, the boards should be brought indoors, into a warm dry property. Do not store in an outside building (i.e. shed or garage), or next to a direct source of heat (such as a radiator, Aga or wood-burning stove). Do not store or install flooring until all subfloors, plastering, cement work, decorating and all other wet work is completely dry.
If in doubt, we are more than happy to look after your floor for you until you are completely ready for it. Our factory is heated and humidity controlled, ensuring that the boards are kept at an ambient temperature - similar to that of a normally central heated home.
The above advice applies only to our own solid and engineered wood floors.
Follow the link to download our free Hardwood Floor Fitting and Maintenance Guide.