The use of long and wide plank wood flooring is absolutely on trend at the moment, and it's easy to understand why! This striking wood flooring choice lends it's superpowers to any room – simultaneously creating an expansive impression, while offering the warmth and interest that only natural wood can provide. If you are exploring how to enhance your home, office, or commercial interior, with the beauty of hardwood under-foot, long and wide plank wood flooring could be the perfect choice. Thanks to the latest innovative developments in wood floor engineering, this spectacular aesthetic has never been more accessible!
The Impact Of Long And Wide Plank Wood Flooring On Your Interior
Why choose a long and wide plank in the first place? While intricate parquetry or a patchwork of compact planks each offer their own unique aesthetic, long and wide plank wood flooring holds an entirely different quality. Because such a floor features fewer joints, it can make a space feel much larger. Meanwhile, the long sweeping lines of such a floor add further to this illusion, giving a sense of grandeur and calm.
In fact, the use of long and wide planks provide something quite special within both large and small spaces. Within a large open-plan interior such as a modern apartment, or perhaps a beautifully restored office building, such a floor will offer elegant proportion. In these instances, a serene solidity and dignity can be visually achieved. In contrast, within a smaller space such as a corridor or drawing room, a broad and lingering choice of cut can elongate and widen most impressively!
A Gift For Those Who Love The Exquisite Beauty Of Natural Wood
Of course, the larger the surface of each plank, the greater our opportunity becomes to observe and enjoy the wood's resplendent grain and features. From soft undulations, to twists and burls – depending on your hardwood of choice – each organic configuration can be viewed in it's entirety. Every piece of wood provides it's own character and composition. Long and wide plank wood flooring serves us an unfettered view of nature's artistry!
In this sense, engineered wood techniques open up new avenues of potential. Undeniably, long and wide planks are, by nature, harder to come by. Their necessity is the sourcing of more mature trees from which such planks can be cut. In the days when solid wood flooring was the only high-calibre option, such an installation would have come with a substantial price-tag. Today, however, advancements in engineering make far-reaching wooden surfaces and the pleasure they provide truly attainable!
The Versatility And Possibility Unlocked By Wide Plank Engineered Flooring
The quality of modern wide plank engineered flooring allows it to boast a greater array of potential applications than it's solid counterpart. Today's engineered floor provides astounding stability against temperature and moisture fluctuations. Layers of hardwood are built upon one another in alternating alignment, allowing the grain – the wood's strength – to be harnessed both in length and span. This makes it an ideal choice for kitchens, bathrooms, subterranean floors, and opulent conservatories. Such resilience also facilitates the stunning combination of long and wide plank wood flooring with decadent underfloor heating. Undeniably, a feature that will transform the experience of any space!
The choice of wide plank engineered flooring, most fundamentally, means that this dilating aesthetic can be created with far lower demand for large cuts of hardwood. Finer slices of surface wood allow large cuts of wood to go much further. This makes it favourable in terms of cost and sustainability – an important moral factor for many these days, including our team! When cutting-edge techniques are applied, long and wide plank engineered flooring provides the longevity and luxury of hardwood, in a versatile and ecological form.
Choosing How To Harness This Aesthetic Within Your Own Space
Long and wide plank wood flooring can be applied with barely-there seams, or a bevel that highlights the running lines of the floor's structure. The choice of plank direction within a space will certainly have a powerful impact of the final result, which is why we are happy to provide guidance. Our team's extensive expertise mean that we can help you identify the ideal approach to creating the hardwood floor you dream of!
Our long and wide plank engineered flooring can be provided with widths up to 360mm, lengths up to 5m, and a vast array of finishes. This may mean that your indoor space can be entirely spanned by single planks. Alternatively, we can advise on how to use the joints of your floor to bring out the best in your interior. To explore this stunning aesthetic for yourself, contact us here at Unique Bespoke Wood. Let's get started on the transformation you desire!